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1 hr ago | Hispanic Business

Alvin Ailey Dance Theater gets a 'Lift'

Still, some dance aficionados have lamented that the company has become a bit too safe and conservative in its programming choices.


Related Topix: Arts, Theater, Ballet

5 hrs ago | Medford Mail Tribune

'Wonder Woman' amazes, inspires on the dance floor

Like any good dancer, Amy Purdy has a great pair of legs. But as with any good dancer, there is far more to her talent than what she does with them.


Related Topix: Arts, Reality TV, Entertainment, Dancing With the Stars, Television

9 hrs ago | Stranger in Paradise


I am invited back to my old alma mater, the University of Sydney, to give a lecture on Majapahit Style to the Asian Art and Archaeology Society.


Related Topix: Archaeology, Anthropology, Science, Saint John's College, Arts, World News, Indonesia,

Sat Apr 19, 2014

The Kansas City Star

Diavolo dance troupe is 'architecture in motion'

Diavolo artistic director Jacques Heim refers to his performers as "gladiators," who have to have strong dance technique, acrobatic skills and no fear of heights, cuts or blood.


Related Topix: Arts, Theater, Middlebury College, Derby, KS, Weird


Spiel Uhr Fest 2014: Branching

As night approaches on one of the first days of spring, a group of patient, soon to be audience members wait outside on the patio of the Community Education Center soaking in the last bits of sunlight.


Related Topix: Arts

Grammy-nominated James House set to release first new CD in more than a decade

Grammy-nominated songwriter/artist James House , finally, will release fresh music, with the April 29 unveiling of "Broken Glass Twisted Steel" on the Victor House Records label.


Related Topix: Dwight Yoakam, Country, Diamond Rio, Arts, California

WNYC-AM New York

A Festival on Baldwin's Black and Gay World

A new festival explores the work of one of the most celebrated writers on the issues of race and sexuality.


Related Topix: Arts, Theater


San Joaquin Delta College performance explores art, science, dance

"It can help save your life," he said. "And to express yourself. When you can't express yourself, you go crazy."


Related Topix: Arts, Oakland, CA, Ballet

Evening Times

Strictly Stunning Dancing

With just days to go before today's opening night, every corner of Scottish Ballet's headquarters is bustling with activity.


Related Topix: Arts, Ballet

Fri Apr 18, 2014

Salt Lake Tribune

Accelerating into the future with Ririe-Woodbury

The young artistic director sat at the front of the dance studio with his chin cupped in one hand and raked his fingers through his thick, tousled hair with the other.


Related Topix: University of Utah, Modern Dance

The Star Online

Celebrating the unsung heroes of performing arts

Theatre drama Philadelphia Here I Come, starring Patrick Teoh, Datuk Faridah Merican and Jon Chew, won Best Lighting Design at the 11th Boh Cameronian Arts Technical Awards.


Related Topix: Malaysia, World News, Arts

Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

Danceworks takes its footwork outside next season

"Paleontology of a Woman," Oct. 30-Nov. 1. DPC will collaborate with local fashion designer Timothy Westbrook, a former "Project Runway" contestant , on a performance exploring femininity, power and fashion.


Related Topix: Science, Paleontology, Arts, Entertainment

Hispanic Business

One more for the Rowe: The co-founder and choreographer is leaving Idaho Dance Theatre

The company had just completed a run-through of its next program -- an evening of dances that will mark his exit from the company he helped found 25 years ago.


Related Topix: Arts, Ballet

BWW Reviews: Ballet Hispanico Offers Contemporary Dance with a Latin Flavor at the Joyce

Opening night of Ballet Hispanico's 2014 spring season at the Joyce on April 15th once again featured the fascinating fusion of Latin themes with contemporary movement that has become Artistic Director Eduardo Vilaro 's trademark during his four years at the helm.


Related Topix: Arts, Ballet

Other Voices Theatre Presents 18th Annual Production of the New...

Local theater group, Other Voices, is in the midst of rehearsals for their annual springtime production of The New Adventures of Alice in Wonderland at The Weinberg Center for the Arts.


Related Topix: Theater, Arts, Alice in Wonderland, Family, Animation Movies, Comedy Movies, Musical Movies

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Anchorage Daily News

Vivid artistry on display in UAA dance show

You've probably heard the famous quote that's been attributed, over the decades, to Steve Martin, Frank Zappa, Laurie Anderson, Martin Mull, Thelonious Monk and many others: "Writing about music is like dancing about architecture."


Related Topix: Arts, Sculpting

Courier News

Middlesex County College Dance Ensemble to perform at spring concert

The Middlesex County College Dance Ensemble will present its 13th annual spring dance concert titled "Impedimentum" at 7 p.m. Saturday, April 26 and 2 p.m. Sunday, April 27. Both performances will take place in the Performing Arts Center on the College's campus and are free with a suggested donation of $5 per person.


Related Topix: Arts, Modern Dance, Ballet

Glocally Newark

JUNK dance troop WOW's audience at Rutgers

Keeping with our Dance theme of the week, Rutgers Newark Institute on Ethnicity, Culture and the Modern Experience department, scored high marks as they a brought physical dance performance to Bradley Hall theater.


Related Topix: Arts, Rutgers University, Theater, Modern Dance, Ballet, Inventions, Science / Technology


Tribeca Festival films go behind the scenes in fashion, dance and theater

From final fittings at a famous Parisian fashion house to rehearsals for a young choreographer's new work for the New York City Ballet and a global tour of "Richard III," documentaries at the Tribeca Film Festival give viewers the film equivalent of a backstage pass.


Related Topix: Tribeca (New York, NY), Theater, Arts, Ballet, Economics News, Bitcoin, Fashion, Designers, Dior

Ohio Dance Theatre returns to Oberlin's Hall Auditorium with 'LINES 22'

Northeast Ohio's premier classical ballet company will highlight four choreographers during two performances, Friday, May 9th and Saturday May 10th, 2014 Ohio Dance Theatre will be performing "Lines 22", a selection of various mixed numbers highlighting four choreographers at Hall Auditorium .


Related Topix: Arts, Ballet, Oberlin, OH, Classical, Chopin