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1 hr ago | Slovak Spectator

[Locked] Dance Day to activate capital

SINCE 1982, International Dance Day has been celebra-ted worldwide as a tribute to the French dancer, choreographer and father of modern ballet, Jean Georges Noverre.


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2 hrs ago |

Now Playing Onstage in Santa Barbara - Week of 4/20/2014

ABRAHAM.IN.MOTION UCSB Campbell Hall 4/22-4/22/2014 One of the most groundbreaking and sought-after artists of recent years, Kyle Abraham creates a conversation of movement that is fresh, unique and innovative.


Related Topix: Classical, Bach

6 hrs ago |

Age, injury, illness no bar for this dance group

Shimon Braun is a former Israeli national gymnastics champion and a professional dancer and choreographer who performed on Broadway.


Related Topix: Arts, University of the Arts, Health Club, Main Line, Ballet

7 hrs ago | Film School Rejects

'Ballet 422' Review: A Verite Dance Film That Looks For...

Choreographer Justin Peck is something of a big deal in the world of ballet. In a recent column , New York Times dance critic Brian Seibert addressed the growing "Messiah" chatter around Peck's work, as critics starved for a Great 21st century artist have assigned their dreams to the young man.


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11 hrs 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

14 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

18 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.


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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.


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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."


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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