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3 hrs ago |

Dance Theatre of Harlem's 2014 NYC Season Celebrates 45 Years, Now thru 4/27

In celebration of its 45th anniversary, Dance Theatre of Harlem's 2014 New York City season at Jazz at Lincoln Center's Frederick P. Rose Hall was announced today by executive director Laveen Naidu and artistic director Virginia Johnson.


Related Topix: Harlem (New York, NY), Arts, New York, Ballet, Classical, Bach

4 hrs ago | Star Tribune

Two Twin Cities performing artists win $275,000 Doris Duke grants

Ragamala Dance founder Ranee Ramaswamy was in Banana Republic at the Mall of America when she got the call that she had been awarded $275,000 from the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation in New York.


Related Topix: Arts, Entertainment

7 hrs ago | Hispanic Business

NC Dance gives master choreographer Jiri Kylian his turn

Even in Greek mythology, there's no creature with the face of a human, the wings of a swan and the lower torso of a lion.


Related Topix: Arts

11 hrs ago | The Chronicle Herald

From grief to desire in Live Art Dance's final show of the season

The celebration of homegrown talent, Mocean Dance + Rhonda Baker + The Woods, is on Thursday to Saturday at the Sir James Dunn Theatre in Halifax.


Related Topix: Arts, Smith College

13 hrs ago |

Dallas Black Dance Theatre returns to Publick Playhouse

The Dallas Black Dance Theatre will return to the Publick Playhouse for the 11th time with “The Nina Simone Project” from April 25-27 celebrating the life and times of the celebrated pianist, singer, arranger and civil rights activist.


Related Topix: Arts, Cheverly, MD, Modern Dance, Entertainment

14 hrs ago |

Pacific University Dance Program to showcase Women Choreographers for Spring Concert

Dancers Emiy Abramson, Katie Gillem, Shaun Keylock and Olin Blackmore shown performing for Pacific University's Dance Works XI.


Related Topix: Arts, Pacific University, University of Puget Sound, Arizona State University

15 hrs ago |

BWW Reviews: Balanchine and the Lost Muse Presented by Elizabeth Kendall and Troy Schumacher

Elizabeth Kendall , a dance and culture critic as well as a professor at the New School, presented a lecture/dance demonstration based on her 2013 published book, Balanchine and the Lost Muse: Revolution and the making of a Choreographer , at the 92nd St. Y. Speaking of his life and experiences and showing slides of rarely seen photographs of ... (more)

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Related Topix: Arts, Ballet

16 hrs ago |

New York Live Arts to Present 'the Little Destroyer,' 5/2-3

New York Live Arts presents the Studio Series showing of The Little Destroyer and a Collection of Others Friday, May 2 and Saturday, May 3 at 6:00pm in the third floor studios at New York Live Arts.


Related Topix: New York, Arts

17 hrs ago | Public Broadcasting Service

Friday: Matthew Bourne's Sleeping Beauty

Sleeping Beauty is the latest re-imagining of a ballet classic by choreographer Matthew Bourne.


Related Topix: Recreational Vehicle, Award, Arts, Ballet, Great Performances, Entertainment, Drama, Television, Supernatural

22 hrs ago | Columbia Spectator

Barnard/Columbia Dances to take over Miller Theatre over the weekend

Columbia and Barnard students who have been rehearsing repertoire by dance icons Andrea Miller, Twyla Tharp, and Robert LaFosse will perform for their peers at Miller Theatre this weekend.


Related Topix: Arts, Ballet

Yesterday | Santa Barbara Independent

A World Premiere at DANCEworks 2014

Raised in a fundamentalist Christian family in North Carolina, he's now a New York-based artist making boundary-pushing performance pieces.


Related Topix: Santa Barbara, CA, Arts, Theater, Ballet

Mon Apr 21, 2014

Local Blogger: What's Dance Got To Do With It?

Humans dance as a way to understand and express ideas , feelings, and experiences.


Related Topix: Arts, Ballet, Cal State Sonoma

Latino dance troupe: Safe space for gay and straight kids

For Carlos Medina Sierra, aka "Putiih Flow," coming out of the closet two years ago meant he would face criticism and bullying that to this day still hasn't stopped.


Related Topix: Arts, Gay/Lesbian

The Chicago Dancing Festival Returns for Its 8th Season, 8/20-23

The Chicago Dancing Festival , co-produced by renowned choreographer and Chicago native Lar Lubovitch and highly esteemed Chicago dancer Jay Franke, returns for its 8th season of free dance performances and events, Just as the Festival draws from top dance companies across the nation, this year's program will once again be featured in top venues ... (more)


Related Topix: Chicago, IL, River North (Chicago, IL), Arts, The Juilliard School, Ballet, North Chicago, IL

The Advocate

Augustus finds dance a great steppingstone

He'd barely taken off his dancing shoes after his performance in the Baton Rouge Ballet Theatre's "Nutcracker, A Tale from the Bayou" before he was lacing them up again to begin rehearsals for the Arts Council of Greater Baton Rouge's annual Laurel Street Palooza Flash Mob performance.


Related Topix: Baton Rouge, LA, Arts, Ballet, Southern University, Theater

Inside Bay Area

Bay Area Dance Week: What to see

Martha and the Vandellas recorded "Dancing in the Street" 50 years ago, but the epochal Motown hit could easily serve as the theme song for Bay Area Dance Week, which unleashes the region's vast and disparate terpsichorean resources over the next 10 days.


Related Topix: Arts, Soul, San Jose, CA, Theater, Ballet

Josh Franklin and Natalie Daradich-Led Crazy for You Begins...

Fresh from her triumph with last season's hit musical, Fiddler on the Roof, acclaimed director and choreographer Donna Feore returns for her 20th Festival season with an exciting new production of Crazy for You specially conceived for the Festival Theatre's thrust stage.


Related Topix: Charlie Brown, Country, Arts

Grand Rapids Ballet's Movemedia II premieres work by guest artist-in-residence

Grand Rapids Ballet dancers also wear red gloves on their hands, red cones on their faces, and red balls in all sorts of places.


Related Topix: Arts, Ballet, Entertainment

Kevin Earley, Curt Bouril, Jennie Sophia & More Set for Goodman...

Casting is complete and rehearsals begin May 20 for Goodman Theatre 's new production of Brigadoon- Alan Jay Lerner and Frederick Loewe 's big, beautiful and beguiling song and dance fantasy.


Related Topix: Arts

The Daily Beast

What It Takes to Create a BalletBy Erin Cunningham

A new movie at the Tribeca Film Festival takes an intimate look at young dancer Justin Peck's road to opening night as he choreographs the 422nd ballet for the New York City Ballet.


Related Topix: Arts, Ballet, Tiny Furniture