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14 hrs ago | 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.


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

18 hrs ago | 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."


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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

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.


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

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.


Related Topix: Arts

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.


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

Wed Apr 16, 2014


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)


Related Topix: Arts, Theater, Dance, New York


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.


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


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.


Related Topix: Arts, Theater

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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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.


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


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.


Related Topix: Arts, Philadelphia, PA


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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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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