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The Signal: 2.21.14

Feb 20, 2014

Sean Beier, Shebooks, Full Circle Dance Company, and "Like Father, Like Son"...


Dominic Smith, Andrew Felix, and Sean Beier of Steady Pleasures.
Credit Tedd Hennpict Henn
  Sean Beier pays is a visit with a bounty of new material – four albums worth.  Three of the discs capture the lush, live sound of Beier’s down-tempo jazz trio, Steady Pleasures.  The fourth is a fascinating, idiosyncratic solo project created entirely on an iPhone.  Beier joins Aaron Henkin for a tour through the new music.  (You'll find Beier's' new CDs here and details on his Feb 26 show at the Parlor here.)

Lisa Morgan talks with Marion Winik and Jessica Anya Blau, two Baltimore authors who are featured on Shebooks, a new e-publisher of short works by women writers.

Krystle Henry, of Full Circle Dance Company (photo credit: Brion McCarthy)

On February 21st, 22nd, & 23rd, Baltimore’s Full Circle Dance Company takes the stage at Theatre Project to perform its new, original production, “Impulse:  Responses to Music, Rhythm, and Sound.”  The Signal’s Aaron Henkin dropped in at a recent rehearsal for the story.

a still from Kore Eda Hirokazu's "Like Father, Like Son"

The film, Like Father, Like Son, from Japanese director Kore Eda Hirokazu, won the Jury Prize at Cannes, the People’s Choice Award at The Vancouver International Film Festival, and this weekend, it has its local premiere at The Charles Theatre in Baltimore.  Signal film critic Josh Slates joins Aaron Henkin with a review…