The Balkans have become a pivotal region in the refugee crisis that is endangering European stability and security. The flood of refugees exceeded 1 million last year, and is unlikely to recede ― despite the agreement reached by the EU with Turkey on March 18, 2016.
The core of the lamp is a single orb, representing convergence. The electric charges emanating from and to the orb represent disruption. Magnifying these charges reveals they are anisotropic -- directionally independent and differing in size -- representing divergence.
It's especially lovely when the dance community can gather together and applaud each other's efforts. Such is the environment at the Bessie's, dance's version of the Academy Awards or the Tony's. This year, the 31st-annual ceremony took place at the Apollo Theater in Harlem, with its iconic neon-red sign.
Some costumes are long past their cultural moments and yet remain stubbornly prevalent, making them less "throwback" and more "[yawn]." Please allow me to offer alternatives that, while perhaps unoriginal, aren't ubiquitous.
No explanation needed.
There is no lake in this 20th century Swan Lake. Which may be a warning from Danish set designer and geologist Per Kirkeby about the crisis of global warming.