Yoyo as a performance art

The sound of plastic on tile is the first thing you can hear outside the auditorium where Revolution — a Chinese yoyo performance group — is practicing on a Monday evening. Performance yo yo’s aren’t quite what you think of when you think of the traditional toy. Rather, they’re much bigger, shaped like two outward…

Learn to Dance with New Movement

“No experience necessary,” is rarely seen on the dance scene at Michigan. New Movement, a new team has been taking that line to heart. They are a dance team that will teach members how to dance, interested parties need only commit to the schedule of twice weekly practices. The first practice comprises a lesson in…

Bringing arts organizations on campus together with SAOR

At the University, it seems like there’s an arts organization for everything — tens of variations on dancing and singing, improv comedy, literary magazines, yo-yo performance groups, and many more. Working to coordinate them all is the Student Arts Organization Roundtable, a decade-old organization which aims to bring together student arts leaders on a variety…

Instruments Seeking Good Home

Each type of art has it’s own problems. Painters and sculptors require materials, dancers need space and music to practice, it’s become a growing issue that musical groups need space to store their instruments. Project Music formerly Experimental Musical Instruments is trying to find a solution to that problem. Creating the Arts Coalitions they managed…

Sahana Presents That Brown Show

Sahana isn’t your average music and dance group. They are a larger organization that is trying to spread awareness of Indian classical arts. They include both undergraduate and graduate students and have no membership requirements. They are focused on three main pillars: Spreading awareness, Helping people grow by cultivating talent, and producing concerts. With these…