Musicians, painters and bearded writers all share something in commonâthey love to talk about the pain and sacrifice of art while sitting in a comfy chair letting their bodies go flaccid. The Romanian gymnasts arriving to perform in the TITAS presentation of Aeros might have something to say about sacrifice. Their art is the centerpiece of a unique evening of entertainment fusing gymnastics, dance and generally unbelievable athleticism by the medal-winning gymnasts, who execute innovative choreography from Americans Daniel Ezralow, David Parsons and Moses Pendleton (collaborating with creators of STOMP) set to an original musical score. The dancers use props such as tables, parallel bars, stools and rings to assist in everything from powerful displays of muscularity to abstract set piecesâall combined in one theatrical, artistic and humorous experience. See the night danced away 8 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday at McFarlin Auditorium, 6405 Boaz Lane on the SMU campus. Tickets start at $14. Call 214-528-5576 or visit titas.org for tickets and information.
Wed., March 19, 8 p.m.; Thu., March 20, 8 p.m., 2008