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Flash Review 1, 3-17: Sinister Slapstick
Rubbing Up Against Garfield at the Y

By Chris Dohse
Copyright 2000, 2014 Chris Dohse

NEW YORK -- Keely Garfield's choreography celebrates the oddness and awkwardness of the human body, the parts behind, next to or beneath that get caught or hooked or rubbed by others. Her program at the 92nd Street Y's Playhouse 91, seen Thursday and the first of this season's Harkness Dance Project, features finely honed duets that show just how much a dancer can accomplish with her tongue in her cheek.

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