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5 hrs ago | The Jersey Journal

Dance Theatre of Harlem: loving the classics, but with eyes on the future

The artistic director of the Dance Theatre of Harlem clearly has a soft spot in her heart for "Pas de Dix," the ethereal distillation of dances from "Raymonda" among the company's offerings this season.

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Related Topix: Arts, Dance, Ballet, Classical, New York, Entertainment

9 hrs ago | EDGE

Maelstrom of Classic and Modern Dance

Oh, for a lookout point from which the important dance events of the last two weeks could be seen, assessed, and described! It's easy, looking down on the Bay from, say, Grizzly Peak, to take in the fantastic dance of cars feeding off the freeways onto the bridges, of sail- and tugboats and ocean liners carving out their paths, planes taking off ... (more)

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Related Topix: Arts, Dance, Recreational Vehicle, Award, Ballet, UC Berkeley

11 hrs ago | The Daily Nexus

'Pavement' Hits Campbell Hall

UCSB Arts & Lectures hosted award-winning choreographer Kyle Abraham and his dance company Abraham.In.Motion as they performed their modern dance piece "Pavement" last night in Campbell Hall.

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Related Topix: Dance

Tue Apr 22, 2014

POP City

Disruptors: Five Pittsburghers shaking up the status quo and reshaping our world

Merriam Webster's definition of "disrupt" reads: "to cause to be unable to continue in the normal way : to interrupt the normal progress or activity of ."

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Related Topix: Pittsburgh, PA, Strip District (Pittsburgh, PA), Arts, Dance

Gazette.net

Dallas Black Dance Theatre returns to Publick Playhouse

The Dallas Black Dance Theatre will return to the Publick Playhouse for the 11th time with “The Nina Simone Project” from April 25-27 celebrating the life and times of the celebrated pianist, singer, arranger and civil rights activist.

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Related Topix: Arts, Dance, Cheverly, MD, Entertainment

Examiner.com

Cosmic Origami: the beautiful puzzles of 'Bottle 99'

Hurtling through the interstellar void: fragile organic packages totally dependent upon complex systems they must sustain through intricate procedures; joined at the hip with a tiny group of fellow-travelers.

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Related Topix: Life, Hobbies, Origami, Theater, Arts

Mon Apr 21, 2014

WUWM

Monday on Lake Effect: Quieter MRI Machines, Ira Glass, Capturing the Essence of WI

A Milwaukee-area company pioneers the effort to make MRI machines quieter and less disturbing to patients, and a Milwaukee-area hospital is one of the first in the country to adopt it.

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Related Topix: Arts

Suria

Sing-along saint: Showbiz world gets...

Pope John Paul II's extraordinary life is being set to music in Rome, with audiences enjoying a flourish of theatre shows about the former playwright and future saint ahead of his canonisation on Sunday.

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Related Topix: Roman Catholic Church, Religion, Travel, Rome, Italy Travel, Europe Travel, Italy Travel, Arts, Pope Benedict XVI

Sun Apr 20, 2014

Sentinel & Enterprise

Leominster dancer to perform at Keene State

Margaret Leary of Leominster will perform in "An Evening of Dance" presented by the Keene State College Department of Theatre and Dance at 7:30 p.m., Wednesday through Saturday, in the Redfern Arts Center.

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Related Topix: Leominster, MA, Keene State College, Arts

The Des Moines Register

Looking Back: Altoona pooch nabs top dog honors at Drake in '84

Kathy Harney drove to Leon to attend a book signing by Robert Swisher Jr., author of "Only Magic."

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Related Topix: Waldorf College, Arts, Wisconsin

Sat Apr 19, 2014

Post and Courier

Will ballet make a comeback? Two new companies are in formation

Dancers, including Yui Ishibashi, rehearse at Charleston Dance Institute for an upcoming show.

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Related Topix: Arts, Ballet, Charleston, SC, College of Charleston

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.

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Related Topix: Dance, University of Utah

The Victoria Advocate

Oceans For Emotions: He has risen

When I went to college at Baylor University, we put on many modern dance performances.

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Related Topix: Baylor University, Arts

Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

Danceworks goes pop, goes hip-hop, goes '80s, collaboratively

Danceworks' year of collaborations is coming to an end, but that doesn't mean the end to collaborations for the modern dance company.

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Related Topix: Arts, Entertainment

Nashville Scene

Nashville Film Festival 2014: Experimentals

Unlike so many regional film festivals, the Nashville Film Festival has shown a consistent dedication to exposing its audience to forms of image-making that fall well outside the usual parameters.

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Related Topix: Arts

Thu Apr 17, 2014

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.

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Related Topix: Arts, 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.

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

LongIsland.com

Adelphi University Department of Dance Presents Spring Dance Adelphi

Spring Dance Adelphi, Adelphi University's annual program, will take place in May and will feature the choreography of Takehiro Ueyama and Maurice Brandon Curry.

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Related Topix: Arts, Dance, Adelphi University, Garden City, NY

BroadwayWorld.com

ChEckiT!Dance Now Accepting Applications for 4th Annual ChEck Us OuT Dance Festival

ChEckiT!Dance is now accepting applications to the Fourth Annual ChEck Us OuT Dance Festival: A Celebration of Female Choreographers, an eco-friendly evening of dance celebrating female choreographers,to be held in Central Park.

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UnionLeader.com

Granite State campuses leap into spring with April performances

LEAP INTO SPRING: Keene State College dancers Kendall Platenyk, Lianne Rempelakis, Margaret Leary, Gabriella Pacheco, and Alexander Davis perform in "An Evening of Dance" Wednesday, April 23, through Saturday, April 26, at 7:30 p.m. in Redfern Arts Center at Keene State College.

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Related Topix: Arts, Dance, Keene State College, New York, Saint Anselm College

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