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8 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, Dance, Classical, New Orleans, LA

Tue Jul 29, 2014

River Front Times

Center of Creative Arts

In many ways modern dance is all about adaptation -- choreographers take their views of the world, and the subtexts therein, and envision those concepts as movement.


Related Topix: Arts, University City, MO, Midnight in Paris

Mon Jul 28, 2014

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, Dance, North America, Canada, World News, North America Travel, Travel, Canada Travel, Alberta, Canada Travel,

RIOULT Dance NY to Perform at 48th Annual Huntington Summer Arts Festival, 8/3

RIOULT Dance NY, a leading American modern dance company with a classic sensibility, will perform on August 3, 2014 at 8:30pm as part of the 48th Annual Huntington Summer Arts Festival at Chapin Rainbow Stage, Heckscher Park in Huntington, NY.


Related Topix: Arts, Dance, Huntington, NY, Tornado, Hurricane, Natural Disasters

The Alternative Press

Carolyn Dorfman Dance Company's NJ Summerdance 2014 Returns to Kean University

For one fabulous week this summer, dance lovers will have an opportunity to explore the world of modern dance with the Carolyn Dorfman Dance Company during NJ Summerdance 2014 at Kean University, August 11-15.


Related Topix: Arts, Dance, Kean University, Medicine, Nutrition, Ballet

Sun Jul 27, 2014

St. Cloud Times

Dance company to perform at Fringe FestivalDance company to perform...

Dance company to perform at Fringe Festival The six-member company will do five performances at Minneapolis-St.


Related Topix: St. Paul, MN, Minnesota, St. Cloud, MN, Arts, Minneapolis, MN

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Verb Ballets Kicks Off 2014-15 Season Tonight at Cain Park

For the 2014-15 season, Verb Ballets will present a season of fresh and innovative works that highlight the classically trained dancers with cutting edge contemporary choreography.


Related Topix: Arts, Ballet

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Berkshire Eagle

Jacob's Pillow: Mark Morris Dance Group Musician in the form of a dancer

The recent dances Mark Morris has brought to Jacob's Pillow reveal that he has outgrown his early reputation as the "bad boy of modern dance," and become a very good boy indeed.


Related Topix: Arts, Dance, Classical, Yo-Yo Ma, Bach, Britten, Benjamin Britten, Entertainment

Thu Jul 24, 2014


The Gaslight Anthem unveil modern dance inspired 'Get Hurt' video - watch

The Gaslight Anthem have unveiled the video for the title track of their upcoming fifth album, 'Get Hurt'.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, The Gaslight Anthem, Arts, Europe, World News, United Kingdom

Berkshire Eagle

Dance: Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center Taylor company here for weekend

Paul Taylor Dance Company returns to the Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center for its seventh consecutive summer with performances at 8 tonight and Friday and 3 and 8 p.m. Saturday.


Related Topix: Arts, Dance, Evolution, New York, Entertainment

Wed Jul 23, 2014

The Star Online

Quick guide to the 'Step Up' franchise

The gist: Underprivileged raw talent Tyler meets performing arts student Nora . They pair up for a showcase that will determine their future in dance.


Related Topix: Channing Tatum, Jenna Dewan, Arts

The Evening Sun

The Perkins School of the Arts brings more regional, national accolades home

It's been a busy summer for students at The Perkins School of the Arts in Norwich, where dancers with a commendable sense of perseverance and dedication are putting in hours of practice time; sweating it out on the second story hardwood floors that have become home to a close-knit family of performers.


Related Topix: Norwich, NY, Dance

A series of second acts, in life and in wine: Wine Notes

Is there anything more tantalizing than a personal reinvention narrative? We can't resist tales of tarnished playboys polishing off their images.


Related Topix: Wine, Drink, Oregon, Arts, McMinnville, OR, University of Oregon

Korea Herald

A reunion of time, space and movement

More than 30 years have passed since first-generation dancers Lee Jung-hee, Nam Jung-ho and Ahn Shin-hee performed the then post-modern interpretive dance production of "Love of Space" for the Korea National Contemporary Dance Company.


Related Topix: Arts

Tue Jul 22, 2014

WLUC-TV Negaunee

Students learn break dancing during Blueberry Dance Festival

The 13th annual Blueberry Festival is Friday, July 25 in downtown Marquette, but Monday the seventh annual Blueberry Dance Festival kicked off at Kaufman Auditorium.


Related Topix: Life, Food, Food Festival, Arts

Mon Jul 21, 2014


Cowles Center starts 2014-15 season with Parsons Dance

The Cowles Center for Dance and the Performing Arts is kicking off its 2014-15 season with one of the biggest names in movement, Parsons Dance.


The Fairfield Ledger

Monday, July 21, 2014

Kudrinka, folk and modern dance ensemble from Russia, Fairfield Arts & Convention Center's Stephen Sondheim Center for the Performing Arts, 7:30 p.m. Golden Speakers Toastmasters Club, Fairfield Hy-Vee Food and Drug Store Club Room, 7:40-9:15 p.m. Information: 641-451-1847.


Related Topix: Arts, Classical, Stephen Sondheim

Must see show of the week: RL Grime at The Observatory

Henry Steinway represents both sides of the modern dance music coin. As Clockwork, he puts all four on the floor, provides the driving beat, and lets all hell break loose on the dance floor.


Related Topix: Arts

Coleraine Today

Hugo Duncan brings Radio Ulster show to Portstewart today

From 8.00am Red Sails Ladies Golf Competition at Portstewart Golf Club, for the E.J.Donnelly cup.


Related Topix: United Kingdom, Londonderry County, Northern Ireland, Electronic, Broadcast, Arts, World News, Antrim County, Northern Ireland

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Review: House of modern dance has many tenants - " and tenets

Programming for the American Dance Festival's sixth week proves, once again, that the house of modern dance has many tenants .