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22 hrs ago | Madison Park Times

DASSdance to premiere new show

DASSdance, which got its start in New York City, will show off its space at the MLK FAME Community Center with its new "Lights, CameraACTION!" show on Sept.


Related Topix: Arts, Ballet

23 hrs ago | The Skanner

Kam Williams' Celebrity Interview: Bill T. Jones

Williams Tass Jones is an accomplished artist, choreographer, dancer, theater director and writer.


Related Topix: Theater, Arts, Bunnell, FL, Dance, Ballet, The National, Entertainment, Television

Yesterday | Creative Loafing Tampa

Sola at USF - dance by women, for women

In its most treacherous moments, the world of an artist is wrought with self-doubt and fear.


Related Topix: Arts, University of South Florida, Austin, TX, us Travel, Travel

Wed Aug 27, 2014


FringeArts - Trajal Harrell brings Greek theater 'Realness'

Some contemporary choreographers prefer not to explain, in concrete terms, what they intend their choreography to mean, but Trajal Harrell is happy not only to talk about his dance works, but also his creative process.


Related Topix: Theater, Arts, Dance, Yale University, New York

Seven Days

Local Dancers Take the Stage in Inaugural DanceFest Vermont

Next weekend, modern-dance fans across central and northern Vermont are in for a treat.


Related Topix: Arts, Dance, Vermont, Barre, VT, Middlebury, VT, Stowe, VT

Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Fringe 2014 at Geva: DIAGHILESQUE Mixes Classical Ballet and Burlesque

Fringe 2014 at Geva: DIAGHILESQUE Mixes Classical Ballet and Burlesque Check out this story on For the 3rd consecutive year, the Fielding Nextstage will be the venue for Geva's line-up of shows for the First Niagara Rochester Fringe Festival.


Related Topix: Arts, Ballet, Dance, Mixes


From symphonic Mahler to poignant August Wilson to a celebrated work of modern dance, Portland's performing arts groups put on their best this fall.


Related Topix: Arts

Tue Aug 26, 2014

East Bay Express

Must-See Dance Performances This Season

For unacquainted audiences, dance can be one of the easiest art forms to dismiss with the claim, "It's just not for me."


Related Topix: Arts, Dance, Oakland, CA, Ballet

The Argus

Digital Festival for creatives with a truly global outlook

Above, inset right and far right, The Measures Taken, a modern dance performance exploring our interdependent relationship with technology, at The Old Market, on September 26. Laser Light Synths, an interactive musical extravaganza at 8pm on September 6, will turn New Road's Unitarian Church into a laser light spectacular.


Related Topix: Arts

Mon Aug 25, 2014

the Ravel Project, Fables and More to Highlight Rioult Dance Ny's 2014-15 Tour

RIOULT Dance NY, a leading American modern dance company with a classic sensibility, announces its 2014-15 Tour Schedule with 22 performances in 16 cities throughout the U.S. and abroad.


Related Topix: Arts, Dance, Manhattan School of Music

The Star Online

Fulbright scholar's documentary selected for five US film fests

Local filmmaker Indrani Kopal is making waves in the US short film industry after her documentary featuring a modern dance prison rehabilitation program for men was accepted into five film festivals.


Related Topix: Prison, Arts, Malaysia, Hofstra University, World News,

Bangor Daily News

Mars Hall Gallery celebrates "Eleven" & opens "Outside the Box"

There are artists who create outside the main stream of art, sometimes self taught, but always their own vision.


Related Topix: Maine, Arts, Photography, Theater


Fall Dance Preview: Get Your Kicks at These 10 Upcoming Shows

There's something about the free-spiritedness of the Bay Area that has made it a playground for dance since our own Isadora Duncan first taught us to move unhampered by corsets or social constraints.


Related Topix: Arts, Dance, Ballet, UC Berkeley, Jazz

Fri Aug 22, 2014

Tap Dancer Savion Glover Plays the Howard Theatre This Weekend

Washington, DC audiences will have the pleasure of seeing tap dancer, actor, choreographer Savion Glover this weekend at The Howard Theatre [620 T Street, NW, Washington, DC 20001].


Related Topix: Tap, Drama Movies, Savion Glover, Black Entertainment, Shaw (Washington, DC), Washington, DC, Arts, Dance

AdLand the commercial archive

Taylor Swift - Shake It Off -

Taylor Swift, the girl so many seem to love to hate, has come out with a new song explaining that she just shakes it off.


Related Topix: Arts, African-American

The Straits Times

Dance review: Larger-than-life Martha Graham personified in layered performance

Dance history as meticulous drag act, Martha@... The 1963 Interview reveals volumes about the late modern dance doyenne Martha Graham.


Related Topix: Arts

Thu Aug 21, 2014

'Dancing Sondheim' Free App for iPhone Set for 9/1 Release

Dances for an iPhone comes in versions for the iPhone , and iPad and is available through iTunes.


Related Topix: iPhone, Classical, Stephen Sondheim, Ipad, Science / Technology, Arts, Dance, Easy-Listening, Broadway

The Detroit News

Detroit Dance City Festival brings students and pros together

Local dancer Joori Jung mixes her two loves -- Detroit and dance -- when her ArtLab J dance studio presents the Detroit Dance City Festival this weekend.


Related Topix: Detroit, MI, South Korea, World News, Marygrove College, Arts

Nashville Scene

Dancer and choreographer Banning Bouldin brings her contemporary...

A decade ago, anyone in Nashville who wanted to study contemporary dance had just one option: leave town.


Related Topix: Arts, Dance, Nashville, TN, Ballet, The Juilliard School

Kinston Free Press

Two-day dance workshop starts today at J.H. Sampson Community Life Center

New Voices/New Visions will host a dance workshop today and Friday from 1-5 p.m. at the J.H. Sampson Community Life Center on Tower Hill Road.


Related Topix: Arts, Dance, Kinston, NC, Middlebury College, Family, Kids