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Class Level: All levels
Age Requirements: 18 and older
Average Class Size: 15

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The Gorgeous Mess that is the American Christmas Media Experience

Have you ever seen the Radio City Christmas Show with the Rockettes? Actual SHOWGIRLS?!?? It is deeply insane. Watch clips from the show with us on a projector in a cozy living room and follow us down the rabbit hole, discussing how it encapsulates all of America in a deeply paradoxical N-th degree phantasmagoria involving capitalism, Christianity, sexuality (and BDSM), gender-fluidity, children, the military, psychoanalytic ideas about belief, and complex levels of artifice involving live theater, 3D movies, DRONES, a “real”-story-inside-a-fake-story, and a fake version of the room you are currently in. Sidebars will be taken into Sufjan Stevens, Charles Dickens, and the Nightmare Before Christmas.


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