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28 min ago | Asia News Network

Vietnam dances with backups

New talent: Lam Vinh Hai, winner of the TV dance show Thu Thach Cung Buoc Nhay in 2012, and leader of M&T Dance group has become famous as a professional dancer.


Related Topix: Arts

4 hrs ago |

BWW Recap: So You Think You Can Dance Welcome Back Guest Judge...

I am all kinds of conflicted coming into tonight's "So You Think You Can Dance."


Related Topix: Arts, Best of 2007

8 hrs ago | Independent Weekly

American Dance Festival 2014: The Takeaway

AMERICAN DANCE FESTIVAL June 12-July 26 In a good year, the American Dance Festival changes at least some part of our thinking about modern and contemporary dance.


Related Topix: Arts, Ballet

9 hrs ago | Best of New Orleans

Marigny Opera House Dance Company prepares for October premiere

The recently launched Marigny Opera House Dance Company named its three choreographers, is finalizing a roster of six company dancers and began work on its premiere performances in October.


Related Topix: Arts, Classical, New Orleans, LA, Modern Dance

13 hrs ago | Korea Herald

National Theater unveils season repertory

The state-run National Theater of Korea introduced its repertory system in 2012.


Related Topix: Theater, Arts, South Korea, World News, Ballet

18 hrs ago | Jerusalem Post

Choreographing the cure

She's conquered cancer, now acclaimed local choreographer and dance teacher Ania Brud-Tal is ready to reclaim the stage.


Related Topix: Arts, Medicine, Health, Acupuncture, Israel, World News, Ballet, Middle East

22 hrs ago | Newindpress

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."


Related Topix: Theater

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.


Related Topix: Arts

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,