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Fishtown: All-Female Collective Dances With Eye Toward Election

Fishtown: All-Female Collective Dances With Eye Toward Election

On Election Day, femme. collective will cast a vote for president that is sprinkled with lady power. Femme. collective is a Fishtown-based, all-female group of dancers and artists who support feminism. The core group, of less than a dozen women, holds frequent meetings to talk about their productions in collective founder Loren McFalls’ home. This has […]

 By Christie Francis and Stephanie Klock

Al Dia: Part-time Dancer Won’t Turn Her Back on Love for Flamenco

Al Dia: Part-time Dancer Won’t Turn Her Back on Love for Flamenco

[vimeo 38440000] When Monica Herrera traveled to Spain when she was 12, she saw flamenco for the first time in a restaurant with her grandparents. Herrera said: “I couldn’t even believe what I was looking at. I’d never seen anything like it before and I was just drawn to it.” At 16, Herrera began taking […]