How did I discover the Indonesian dance maestro, Didik Nini Thowok?
By good fortune, I was invited to a Javanese wedding where the niece of my sister-in-law, Nies, got married in sumputous style. Surrounded by fabulous flowers, rich fabrics, and bling, I felt like an an ‘extra’ in an exotic production of Midsummer Night’s Dream. The bride made a stunning Faerie Queen. The groom looked like ‘Puck’, with golden fawns’ ears on his hat, though I understand now … they are wings, not ears. Read More