The language of motion

The bodies whirled across the stage with big, bold gestures. Entwined in each other’s arms, the dancers twisted in the air, gracefully setting their feet back on the outdoor stage set up at Perpignan’s Campo Santo for the opening night of the annual Estivales arts festival. In a few passing seconds their bodies collapsed . . . → Read More: The language of motion

Language barriers

“Parle l’anglais?” I asked the little boy who sat across the aisle from me on my flight to Paris. He looked to be about 4 years old. At 19, I understood about a third of what he was saying to me in his squeaky French-Canadian accent, and I was desperate for some common ground.

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