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02.06.10
Modern and Contemporary Dance
I was able to attend two films as part of the New York City Dance on Camera Festival last week at the Walter Reade Theatre at Lincoln Center. Two nights, two documentaries on contemporary dance, two very different, yet equally
10.01.09
Modern and Contemporary Dance
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For those of you who have strict rules on what it means to be an artist, you may not like the following list very much. Click HERE to be re-directed. But if you are like me and are of the
01.09.10
Modern and Contemporary Dance
(Above: Snapshot of the faux curtain hiding the stage) (Below: Painting by Chagall on the ceiling of the Palais Garnier) Seeing the Paris Opera Ballet perform Ballet Russes (for more information see my earlier post, "Diaghilev's Theater of Marvels? Marvelous" by
09.27.09
Modern and Contemporary Dance
“Bharata Natyam is an expression of self. Anyone can watch and appreciate and you don’t have to be Indian to do so.” -Sahasra Sambamoorthi Sahasra has been studying Bharata Natyam since the age of nine. After graduating from Columbia’s SEAS
10.05.09
Modern and Contemporary Dance
The unexpectedly freezing weather kept me from going out as much as I'd like to this week (I'm new to the East Coast, and unprepared for real seasons), but the irresisitible lure of gravestones and accordion music drew me out of
08.28.09
Modern and Contemporary Dance
Earlier this month, I posted about the ongoing exhibition [June 26-September 13] at the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts - "Diaghilev's Theater Of Marvels: The Ballets Russes and Its Aftermath." On this rainy Saturday, my dance class cancelled
10.22.09
Modern and Contemporary Dance
October 10-17: A Saturday to Saturday of Autumnal Love in New York City Soundtrack 2 My Life: The week in shorthand - Kicking it off with William Forsythe's Decreation at BAM, a Sunday morning escapade to the farmer's market followed by
08.07.09
Modern and Contemporary Dance
Last night, August 6th, I attended "Hip Hop Generation Next" - performed at 7:30pm outside at Damrosch Park Bandshell as part of Lincoln Center Out of Doors. The show was presented in collaboration with Dancing in the Streets and sponsored by
10.11.09
Modern and Contemporary Dance
Yesterday afternoon Montreal's Belgo building hummed with activity. Visitors to the building's art galleries clutched 'ralley maps' which guided them on a tour of discovery, following troupes of musicians and dancers as they performed in the Belgo's galleries. The sounds of
01.26.10
Modern and Contemporary Dance
This coming week, I am excited to check out the Dance On Camera Festival 2010. Starting this week there are some free events at various venues, including a night of shorts at Judson Memorial Church presented by Movement Research tonight,
11.28.09
Modern and Contemporary Dance
If you revel in discovering new choreographers, and are more interested in process than product, then check out Movement Research at Judson Church. Judson Church provides a low key environment for chill people to watch dance curated by Movement Research at
01.17.10
Modern and Contemporary Dance
"If there's possibilities for becoming so entrenched in our technology that we lose sight of what it really means to be human that's one of the things that I think we are going towards as a possibility... There's always the danger
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