Columbia's "First Night" preview by Aarik Danielsen
It might get cold. Keep moving. You might accidentally wander into a scene you’re unfamiliar with and find faces you’ve never met. Keep moving toward them with eyes and arms wide open. The message of First Night has always been about building momentum for a new year and moving toward the future together with joy and excitement. Because of its director’s focus, the local celebration will center even more on centrifugal motion as 2010 rolls into 2011. “Creative movement has been something on my mind a lot this year,” Jane Accurso said.