Owen Wilson

Conflicts of Interest: Casting shadows in a cave

Conflicts of Interest: Casting shadows in a cave

Beats skittered off the black, cave-like walls. Josephine Olivia, with black leather shorts and impossibly blond hair, dances a quietly ecstatic and somehow almost absent dance in the dark 14Karat Cabaret in the basement of Maryland Art Place’s Saratoga Street headquarters. A dozen or so people in togas or togalike dresses sit at the tables a dozen feet back from the stage. It feels like something out of a David Lynch movie—if he had been more influenced by Warhol. But the distance between the performers and the audience seemed profound, unbreakable, and dimensional. It was the afterparty for MAP’s Saratoga Toga...

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