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Bharathanatyam Adaptation of Tagore's Chitrangada

CHENNAI: Almost two years ago, when actor-turned-dancer Radica Giri stumbled on Tagore's Chitrangada, she immediately knew that it was ideal for a bharathanatyam adaptation.


Related Topix: Arts, Saratoga, CA, Santa Clara County, CA

Tue Jul 29, 2014


Ogle dances on the precipice

The seductive mid-year dance season has included tours by Sydney Dance Company, Chunky Move and Bangarra Dance Theatre, whose 25th anniversary production Patyegarang opens tonight.


Related Topix: Arts, Ballet


Over 700 Dancers Ups Aucklanda s Tempo for 12 Days ...

Tempo Dance Festival is back with another succinct programme of incredible works from the world of dance, returning for its 4th year at Q, 305 Queen Street, Auckland along with a satellite programme at the Musgrove Studio.


Related Topix: Arts, New Zealand Travel, Travel, Pacific Travel, New York

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater Announces New York City Center...

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater , recognized as a vital "American Cultural Ambassador" to the world and New York City Center's Principal Dance Company, will return to the New York City Center stage for the 43rd consecutive year from December 3, 2014 - January 4, 2015.


Related Topix: Arts, Theater, Ballet


James Brown biopic 'Get On Up' revels in drama and dance moves

At first Oscar-winning actress Octavia Spencer thought she was seeing early concert footage of James Brown but then was told it was a screen test by Chadwick Boseman to play the "Godfather of Soul" in the new biopic "Get On Up."


Related Topix: Get On Up, Arts, Black Entertainment, Soul, James Brown, 42, Octavia Spencer

Denver Post

At Vail dance festival, companies mix and match, styles collide

The Philadelphia-based dance company BalletX is a star of the show at this year's Vail International Dance Festival.


Related Topix: Arts, Ballet, Tchaikovsky, Classical, Stravinsky, The Philadelphia Orchestra, Entertainment

The Evening Sun

Phoenix Project Dance to host tenth year celebration in Norwich

'And just like that, ten years went by in a blink of an eye,' said Mikey Perkins, choreographer and instructor at the Perkins School of the Arts in Norwich as he recalled highlights of the past decade with the Phoenix Project Dance.


Related Topix: Arts, Norwich, NY


DVD: "Five Dances," "The Other Woman," "Tennessee Queer," & More

Life is a funny dance indeed this week in home entertainment. A manslut's playthings decide to get even in The Other Woman , while a small Southern town's LGBT pride march is target of undermining schemers in Tennessee Queer .


Related Topix: Arts, Gay/Lesbian

Film Festival Winner 'Five Dances' Mixes Great Story and Choreography

"Five Dances," one of my favorite films at the GLBT film fest, is a sweet and sensitive coming of age story that also showcases amazing dancing by choreographer Jonah Bokaer and cinematography by Derek McKane.


Related Topix: Dance, Mixes, Arts


Obama admits boyhood crush on Linda Ronstadt

During an awards ceremony at the White House, President Barack Obama whispered in the ear of superstar musician Linda Ronstadt that he once had a crush on her.


Related Topix: Desperado, Country, Theater

News 4 Jax

Obama admits boyhood crush on Linda Ronstadt

And I know all of you have been touched similarly by these amazing people. So we are very grateful to you."


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Back Stage

Debbie Allen: Dancers Still Find Fame in NYC

While it may still be easier for New York dancers to break into the industry, the number of commercial jobs available in Los Angeles is rising, experts say.


Related Topix: Debbie Allen, Fame, Entertainment, Drama, Television, Arts, Theater

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Sunday Herald

Putting flesh on the bones of a myth with ritualistic dance

STATE OF NATURE: Dancer Andrea Opava is unnervingly feral as she inhabits a no-man's land scattered with straw, skin and bones in Lenka Vagnerova's La Loba.


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Edmonton Journal

Homecoming for city's dance diva

Peggy Baker performs in 2009. One of Canada's most influential modern dance artists, Baker is the distinguished guest teacher this week at the University of Alberta's Orchesis Dance Summer Intensive.


Related Topix: Arts, Modern Dance, North America, Canada, World News, North America Travel, Travel, Canada Travel, Alberta, Canada Travel,

RIOULT Dance NY to Perform at 48th Annual Huntington Summer Arts Festival, 8/3

RIOULT Dance NY, a leading American modern dance company with a classic sensibility, will perform on August 3, 2014 at 8:30pm as part of the 48th Annual Huntington Summer Arts Festival at Chapin Rainbow Stage, Heckscher Park in Huntington, NY.


Related Topix: Arts, Modern Dance, Huntington, NY, Tornado, Hurricane, Natural Disasters

Lake Cowichan Gazette

Cofield continues to dance toward her dream

Over the past year there is no doubt that local talent Carley Cofield has leaped mountains in her dance career.


Related Topix: Arts, The Pride, Pop/Rock


Contemporary Dance with Lenora Lee

Lenora Lee is a dancer, choreographer and artistic director of Lenora Lee Dance.


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BALAM Dance Theatre Receives Grant to Create Baroque Dance Workshop Series & Performance

BALAM Dance Theatre has received a grant from the Fund for Creative Communities.


Related Topix: Arts, Washington Heights, NY, Recreational Vehicle, Award, Andrew Cuomo, US Governors

The Alternative Press

Carolyn Dorfman Dance Company's NJ Summerdance 2014 Returns to Kean University

For one fabulous week this summer, dance lovers will have an opportunity to explore the world of modern dance with the Carolyn Dorfman Dance Company during NJ Summerdance 2014 at Kean University, August 11-15.


Related Topix: Arts, Kean University, Modern Dance, Medicine, Nutrition, Ballet

Performing Dance Arts Announces Nick Lazarrini as Guest Choreographer in August

Performing Dance Arts , Toronto's leading dance studio for children of all skill levels, is pleased to announce that former So You Think You Can Dance winner Nick Lazarrini will be visiting the dance studio in Vaughan as a guest choreographer, leading the dance lessons on August 13-15.


Related Topix: Arts, Canada, Ballet