Dance http://www.kplu.org en Wim Wenders talks of processing loss, learning new language of dance theater http://www.kplu.org/post/wim-wenders-talks-processing-loss-learning-new-language-dance-theater <p>One of the most talked-about Oscar nominations this year is the 3-D dance documentary, <em>Pina</em>&nbsp;by <a href="http://www.wim-wenders.com/bio/wim_wenders_bio.htm">Wim Wenders</a>.</p><p>The German &ldquo;new-wave&rdquo; director is also well-known for the feature film <em>Wings of Desire</em>&nbsp;and for the jazz documentary <em>Buena Vista Social Club</em>.</p><p>His new movie is a portrait of the late German choreographer, Pina&nbsp;Bausch.</p><p>KPLU&rsquo;s Bellamy Pailthorp asked him to tell the story of how he first discovered her work, reluctantly, almost three decades ago.</p><p>His girlfriend insisted he go with her to see a performance.</p><p>Wenders says, he expected to be bored&hellip;</p><p> Thu, 23 Feb 2012 12:47:58 +0000 Bellamy Pailthorp 4226 at http://www.kplu.org Wim Wenders talks of processing loss, learning new language of dance theater Whim W'him means new, gritty dance http://www.kplu.org/post/whim-whim-means-new-gritty-dance <p>On this morning, <a href="http://www.whimwhim.org/company/olivier-wevers/index.html">Olivier Wevers </a>is playing the role of costume manager, digging into a plastic bag and pulling out a pair of casual tank tops to give to his dancers.</p><p>http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/kplu/local-kplu-944409.mp3</p> Sun, 09 Jan 2011 17:23:22 +0000 Florangela Davila 498 at http://www.kplu.org Whim W'him means new, gritty dance