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Flash Review, 1-10: In Whoville with Sarah Skaggs
Skaggs's "Paradise" Tears Down the Wall Between Performers and Audience

By Chris Dohse
Copyright 2000, 2014 Chris Dohse

NEW YORK -- David Byrne once sang that Heaven is a place where "nothing ever happens." In Sarah Skaggs's "Paradise," a lot of stuff happens, but her utopic-Edenic-space-time dimension shares something with Byrne's: therein, there is no BETTER THAN. The paradise made by Skaggs loves us all, the tall and the small. It is a global village like Whoville, full of the true meaning of Christmas.

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