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4 hrs ago | 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

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Press-Telegram

Review: a Lovelya take on a Pygmaliona moves San Pedro audience in various ways

When: 7:30 p.m. Friday, Saturday, Wednesday and Thursday through May 10, with an additional performance 2 p.m. May 3. TE San Pedro Rep has a small theater, just a storefront on Seventh Street in San Pedro, and Aaron Ganz, the company's artistic director, has used every space available, from the alley out back to the front door, to stage his clever ... (more)

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Related Topix: Arts, Theater, Dance, New York

SFGate

CubaCaribe Festival: Helping tradition thrive and evolve

At the CubaCaribe Festival's second program, which is this weekend, you won't just see three exuberant dance companies working to bring down the house.

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Related Topix: Arts, Dance, Oakland, CA, Theater, World News, Brazil, Ballet

InStyle

Youa ll Want to See Queen of the Night Just for the Costumes

Though deep in the heart of the most touristy area of the city, you walk into a surprisingly intimate, immersive dinner theater experience.

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Related Topix: Arts, Theater

WNYMedia.net

Kung Fu @ THe Waiting Room | Buffalo Live

Proud to be firmly installed in the new-funk movement, KUNG FU is quickly popularizing their unique sonic contribution, blurring the line between intense electro-fusion, and blistering dance arrangements.

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Related Topix: Weather, Arts

NOLA.com

Allen Toussaint, Parsons Dance artists and New Orleans Ballet Association students perform live on May 10

In a one-time only performance, New Orleans legend Allen Toussaint will take the stage with renowned Parsons Dance artists and eight talented high school students fom New Orleans Ballet Academy on May 10 at the Mahalia Jackson Theater.

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Related Topix: New Orleans, LA, Arts, Ballet, Education Etc., Theater

DanceJournal

MM2 Modern Dance To Offer Three Free Programs at The Porch at 30th Street Station

Philadelphia's MM2 Modern Dance Company will be offering three FREE programs this spring at The Porch at 30th Street Station.

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Related Topix: Arts, Philadelphia, PA

Hilobrow

Merce Cunningham

Facing all fronts and occupying serial centers, MERCE CUNNINGHAM stands at the pivot point of 20th-century performance; along with partner and collaborator John Cage, he initiated the critical freedoms taken up in postmodern dance.

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Related Topix: Arts

Charleston City Paper

Three arts groups partner to produce Mannequin: The American Dream

Mannequin utilizes modern dance and dissonant music to interpret the reality of the American Dream - the good and the bad "Shoulder roll, look left, wave wave, hip swivel, forward fold, forced arch, flat back, three steps back, pas de bourre!" Who dictates the movement of your life, the rhythm of your spirit? Is it the percussions of your heart or ... (more)

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Related Topix: Arts

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Wall Street Journal

Going Through the Motions

Born 20 years apart, U.S. dancer-choreographers Trisha Brown and Stephen Petronio are related artistically yet about as different as their genders.

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Related Topix: Arts, Dance, Theater, Ballet, Opinion

Glocally Newark

Alvin Ailey's Revelations: A Cultural Treasure. "How Does One Keep it Fresh"

TODAY at NJPAC in partnership with Alvin Ailey Dance Company, there will be a panel discussion on Alvin Ailey's Revelations: A Fresh Look at a Classic.

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Related Topix: Dance, Texas

Hyperallergic

Ballet Meets Folk for a "Cornbread Duet"

With old-timey string tunes that'll lift your spirits and your knees, the Carolina Chocolate Drops know how to get the party hopping like no other revivalist band can.

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Related Topix: Arts, Ballet, Carolina Chocolate Drops, Dance, DMC

DanceJournal

PHILADANCO Leaps Into Spring with Blood, Sweat and Dance

Spring comes in leaps and bounds with the return of Philly's own modern dance company Philadanco performing Blood, Sweat, and Dance, Thursday -Saturday, April 17-19, 2014, at Perelman Theater.

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Related Topix: Arts, Dance, Theater, Ballet, Philadelphia, PA, Recreational Vehicle, Award

Swindon Advertiser

Strictly Come Dancing stars wow the crowds in Swindon

SINCE Katya Virshilas and Pasha Kovalev teamed up as a professional dance couple on the hit BBC television show Strictly Come Dancing in 2011, they have wowed audiences with their Ballroom routines and Latin dances.

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Related Topix: Strictly Come Dancing, Ubisoft, Video Games, Comedy Movies, Music!, Drama Movies, Shall We Dance, Musical Movies, Take the Lead, Katya Virshilas, Waterloo Road, Entertainment, Television, Arts

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Examiner.com

Austin enjoys Dance Fest

The Austin Dance Fest at Cafe Dance in central Austin is an exciting development on the dance scene.

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Related Topix: Austin, TX, Arts, Texas State University, University of Texas at Austin, Ballet, Texas A&M University

Hispanic Business

Edouard Lock and Stina Nyberg create for Cullberg Ballet

One of the most interesting young choreographers today Swedish Stina Nyberg, with a sharp contemporary expression, lets the dancers create music and movements in an integrated work of art in which choreography, sound and light are equal.

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Related Topix: Arts, Ballet, Dance

Cleveland.com

Jessica Lang Dance pools resources of video, costumes and...

Dancers clad in blue, yellow, red and black offered an homage to painter Piet Mondrian in "Lines Cubed," one of several fascinating works on Saturday's concert by Jessica Lang Dance.

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Related Topix: Arts, Dance, Ballet

Sun Apr 13, 2014

LA Weekly

Coachella 2014 Saturday Lineup: Muse, Lorde, Jay Z & More

"Living legend" is used so frequently, some elevated version of the phrase seems necessary to capture the full stature of modern-dance giant Paul Taylor.

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Related Topix: Arts, Jazz, Paul Taylor, Black Entertainment, Earth, Wind & Fire, R-N-B, Pasadena, CA

Poughkeepsie Journal

Dance helps youths learn to be creative

When I was 6 years old, I took my first dance class. I got a new pink leotard, tap shoes and the most beautiful costume dress I had ever seen.

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Related Topix: Arts, Preschoolers, Family

Sat Apr 12, 2014

LA Weekly

These Folks Come to Coachella to Get Sober

"Goddamn, Iggy Azalea is fine as hell," is what anyone and everyone must be thinking after watching the Australian-born rapper's recent music video for "Fancy," which is a spot-on ode to 1995's Clueless.

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Related Topix: Dan Hedaya, Arts

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