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Katherine Brown to Run New York City Ballet Business Affairs by Julie Bloom, The New York Times, November 16, 2009 InfiniteBody http://infinitebody.blogspot.com
Jay-Z, Will and Jada Pinkett Smith Have Joined ‘Fela!’ as Producers by Patrick Healy, The New York Times, November 16, 2009 InfiniteBody http://infinitebody.blogspot.com
Katie Couric's intelligent and sensitive interview of "Push" author Sapphire on the new film "Precious" InfiniteBody http://infinitebody.blogspot.com
Theater of War Uses Sophocles to Help Anguished Soldiers by Patrick Healy, The New York Times, November 12, 2009 InfiniteBody http://infinitebody.blogspot.com
Ronald K. Brown's Evidence, A Dance Company will hold a five-day workshop (November 16-20) including master classes taught by Brown and Associate Artistic Director and dancer Arcell Cabuag. There will be a student showing of Evidence repertory on Saturday, November 21 at 3pm. Invite your friends to see what you've learned! Come for the whole week ($50) or by the class ($12). Schedule Brown: Tuesday, Thursday Cabuag: Monday, Wednesday, Friday� Location Black River Dance 345 Lenox Avenue (127th-128th Streets), Manhattan InfiniteBody http://infinitebody.blogspot.com
When the audience enters Performance Space 122's theater, dancer Maria Hassabi is already in action--well, maybe not in action, since SoloShow is so much about the collaging of a series of static images--"the history of female representation...pulled from art history, pop culture and everyday life." But she's there, amid James Lo's recording of what sounds like a large, bustling audience assembling for a performance. Wearing a cream-colored, sleeveless top and pants clinging to her ballerina-skinny frame, she occupies one corner of a large platform, shifting from pose to pose. We don't often see her expression. When we do, it's like a thunderclap;� she...
The only way to have fit more people into Dance Theater Workshop for last night's Tere O'Connor world premiere would have been to stack them sideways over our heads. So, if you haven't made your reservation yet, I would advise you to do it now. Wrought Iron Fog runs through Saturday (7:30pm) with an additional 10pm performance on Friday. This piece might not have stirred and rocked me like Rammed Earth but it's a solid work of craft by O'Connor and his creative team--most notably, dancers Hilary Clark, Daniel Clifton, Erin Gerken, Heather Olson and Matthew Rogers; composer James Baker; and lighting designer Michael...
The Inventions of Bob Dylan a roundtable with Christopher Ricks, Matthew von Unwerth and Sean Wilentz November 15, 2:30pm (free) Philoctetes 247 East 82nd Street, Manhattan email@example.com 646-422-0544 In consideration of Bob Dylan's 2009 releases, Together Through Life and Christmas in the Heart, this discussion brings together two scholars with multidisciplinary perspectives on Bob Dylan. In his book Dylan's Visions of Sin, preeminent poetry critic Christopher Ricks gives Dylan's work and words their most sustained reading to date, and reveals him as an inheritor and interpreter of the Anglo-American poetic tradition. Sean Wilentz, a Princeton professor...
Ballet’s Mean Streets by Maureen Dowd, The New York Times, November 8, 2009 InfiniteBody http://infinitebody.blogspot.com