Momix is a visual meal from a Michelin starred restaurant. The menu starts with an amuse-bouche in the form of Pleiades where a trio of dancers and their double headed batons transform the stage.
It is without question that this dancing duo is nothing short of amazing. Risa and Ayaka who hail from the exotic land of Japan have wowed crowds everywhere with their magnificent moves. Their flexibility and timing are perfect. Their love of music and dancing is evident as they escape into a dancing void that most wouldn’t comprehend.
From the Fisk Jubilee Singers to the Grand Ole Opry, Nashville has been a prominent source of creativity and growth in the American music industry since the late 1800s. Although country music was the foundation of that growth, locals will stress that there’s more to see and hear in the city than the Broadway strip, honky-tonks, and Johnny Cash Museum. So if you come to Nashville and want to live like the locals, keep reading.
The sounds of New York drift up from the street through the open window. At 7pm, that means rush hour noises, the sounds of cars and trucks rushing by, the sounds of horns honking when their movement stalls.
Inside the dance studio, the sounds and movements come from a different island.
Sometimes, I feel like Rihanna. Not because I’m a worldwide musical success, but because there are nights when “I just wanna dance – I don’t really care.” This need for carefree gyration is fed by a fantastic little cubby hole of a bar deep in the lower east side where the streets seem to have forgotten how to make a sensible grid.