ISSUE 8 – FALL 2008 – CRE-8 & BELIEVE
Featuring on the Cover: Criss Angel, Beyoncé Knowles, Gus Van Sant, Wade Robson, Travis Wall, and Tony Testa
MOVMNT CELEBRATES ENTERTAINMENT’S OUTSTANDING CREATIVE MINDS
AN INSIDER’S LOOK AT BEYONCE’S NEW VIDEO
Exclusively for Movmnt, co-choreographer JaQuel Knight takes us around the set of Beyoncé’s new video, “Single Ladies (Put a Ring on It)”, with a backstage pass and never before seen pictures of the Queen B and her pair of Ailey dancers. Along with music reviews of the latest sensation albums, insider fashion portraits, and a look into the life of child Broadway stars, Movmnt contributor Mario Spinetti talks with Atlantic Records artist Marc Broussard about his intentions for his music, his experience with the label, and his collaboration on the new album Keep Coming Back.
RARE INTERVIEW WITH DIRECTOR GUS VAN SANT
Before the highly anticipated release of Milk, Movmnt sits down with talented director Gus Van Sant in a rare interview. Following such films as Good Will Hunting and Elephant, Van Sant’s new movie Milk is the story of California’s first openly gay elected official, Harvey Milk, was responsible for the beginning of the gay rights movement. In this Movmnt article, Project Runway producer, Blake Davis, discusses the movie and Harvey Milk’s character, played by Sean Penn, with Van Sant, discovering his creative and effective style as a filmmaker.
TABLE OF CONTENTS – ISSUE 8 – FALL 08
FASHION DANCE MUSIC POP CULTURE
The Whole Package – Letter from the Editor David Benaym, Photo by and with Travis Wall as himself
Criss Angel’s BELIEVE – Meet the creative mind behind Cirque Du Soleil new show
Hip to the Game – Bringing Hip-Hop back
Brutal Dreamscape: Off-Broadway’s Fuerza Bruta brings senses to life
Grey’s anatomy – Art and beliefs in the eyes of Alex Grey
Broadway Babies – Is there a career in acting after Broadway child stardom?
Framed/Unframed – Dance infiltrates a screen near you
The Dowling sisters rock the Audition – Jo & Jax – high fashion dance wear
Column: Robert Battle – Finding artistic stability in the midst of a financial crisis
Dancer VIP: Judith Jamison – Alvin Ailey Artistic Director
Marc Broussard Doesn’t need a Ferrari – Mario Spinetti, Marc Broussard, a conversation
Insider’s look at Beyonce’s “Single Ladies” with Choreographer JaQuel Knight
Wake-up Call – Outing the cre[H]ators, or the lack of taste in some modern designs
Sounds of Sweat – The Indie music dance scene makes a notable comeback
Consecration/Desecration – Ten songs that get personal when it comes to faith and beliefs
Plato vs. Balanchine – A performer’s dilemma: getting a degree or starting a career?
Got Gus? – A Rare Conversation with Milk’s Director, Gus Van Sant by Blake Davis
Portrait: ALIBI TOM – Swedish music after ABBA
Eye On the Horizon – An interview with Calexico’s Joey Burns
MUSIC REVIEWS – Mercury Rev, Of Montreal, Lykke Li, Stereolab, Adele, I’m From Barcelona
Erin McCarley’s Blues – Laura Crosta captures the eyes of a songwriter