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Spring preview: eight opera and dance performances this spring in New York

Even at the best of times, opera and dance are dying art forms. Their following is loyal but small, and not necessarily growing. Yet they persevere because there will always be a core group supporting new and classic work. The Metropolitan Opera reopened in the fall and, unlike many theatrical events, did not miss performances […]

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Works & Process At The Guggenheim Announces Free Dance Performances at David Rubenstein Atrium

Works & Process, the performing arts series at the Guggenheim, in partnership with the Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts and the Universal Hip Hop Museum, announce a series of free dance events in the David Rubenstein Atrium at Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts on March 25, April 29, and May 20, 2022 at […]

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Five dance shows to accompany you throughout the snowy season

OBJECT: MATERIAL Ian Berg’s Tap Collective has made a name for itself not only with Berg’s bold, boundary-pushing work, but also by reflecting the historic past of the art form. For this Global Arts Live engagement, live dancers and musicians will perform ‘Songbook,’ offering a fresh take on some of the classic tunes from The […]

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Kero Kero Bonito’s “Sneaker Dance” Video Brings Kerwin Frost’s Adidas Collaboration to Life

When it comes to sportswear, there are two different types of consumers: die-hard athletes and types of sneakers. And while there isn’t a ton of overlap between these two camps, what unites them is a tendency towards snobbishness and selfishness, meaning most wouldn’t be caught to death in anything that could be considered “children’s stuff”. […]

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BTS took the United Nations viral with ‘Permission to Dance’ video

It’s not often you see the United Nations go viral online. It might not always be newsworthy, but it’s rare for the United Nations to go viral online. BTS, the Korean pop boy band from Korea, made UN history this week. On Monday, they made the United Nations a viral phenomenon. BTS performed and recorded […]

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NYC Street’s Michael Williams Throwback Dance Video Sparks Twitter Emotions

Michael K Williams, the Emmy-nominated actor who played Omar Little on HBO’s “The Wire,” died Monday at age 54. Williams was found dead by a family member in his New York City apartment and although no cause of death has been released, far but cops are investigating the case as a drug overdose turned fatal […]

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Free outdoor poetry, music and dance performances will take place in the South Bronx Community Garden

Stage Garden Rumba-the multidisciplinary performance series that brings live poetry, music and dance performances to green spaces and “Casitas” (community gardens) across the South Bronx-has an exciting lineup of FREE performances this Saturday, June 26 at Willis Avenue Garden from 3:00 p.m. (full schedule and location information below): Hosted by the famous spoken word poet […]

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8 virtual dance shows to watch in May

As we move forward into May, the world of ballet presents another lineup of exciting digital performances. We’ve rounded up some of the season finales, collabs, and specials coming this month. Check them out below! National Ballet of Canada Harrison James and Ben Rudisin in Jera Wolfe Soul. Courtesy of BNC This month, The National […]

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Center for Modern Dance Education founder Shirley Ubell has passed away

Shirley Ubell, modern dancer, dancer therapist and longtime founder and artistic director of the nonprofit Center for Modern Dance Education (CMDE) in Hackensack, New Jersey, died April 11 in Lafayette, Calif., At the age 93. Over five decades at CMDE, she has created and nurtured innovative programs based on her belief that the joy and […]

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Dancewave stands for tuition-free access to dance education for young people in New York City

Nonprofit Arts dancewave will radically focus its enrollment model to prioritize equitable access for all with the activation of the new Stand With Dancewave campaign, raising funds to provide tuition-free access to its year-round pre-professional dance program for young people aged 7 to 18. Seeking to remove financial barriers to success, the Stand With Dancewave […]

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Bobby Shmurda, “Hot Boy” artist, “Shmoney Dance” released from prison

Bobby Shmurda is released from prison. Shmurda, real name Ackquille Pollard, was conditionally released from Clinton Correctional Facility in New York City around 8:30 a.m. EST Tuesday, according to the New York Department of Corrections and Community Supervision, and will be under community supervision. until his sentence is served on February 23, 2026. According to […]

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DANCE CLASSROOMS EDUCATE SOCIAL DANCE ONLINE

New York, NY, June 04, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – (via NGO Wire) Dancing Classrooms New York, a 26-year-old organization that cultivates life skills in 17,000 New York City children each year across the joyful art and the practice of social dance, has developed new online learning opportunities for young people who currently cannot attend school […]

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The best places to watch dance shows online

Photo: Erin Baiano and Paul Kolnik/New York City Ballet You won’t be able to catch a dance performance for a while: For the next few months, it’s video or nothing. And there are definitely some things you lose by watching the dance virtually, like how a dancer’s gestures communicate directly with the viewer’s muscles (when […]

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Here’s where you can stream dance performances online

While live shows have temporarily ceased, many dance companies have moved their shows online! Here is a list of places to stream line dancing: Trisha Brown Dance Company Watch videos every week on the company’s website and on the IGTV channel (@trishabrowncompany). Next up is his 1985″job titleand a new, socially distanced version of his […]

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7 dance shows to see in New York this weekend

Our guide to the dance shows happening this weekend and in the week ahead. VLAANDRE BALLET at the Joyce Theater (March 3-5, 7:30 p.m.; March 5, 8 p.m.; until March 7). Also known as the Royal Ballet of Flanders, this Belgian company is celebrating its 50th anniversary with a program of three best international choreographers […]

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6 dance shows to see in New York this weekend

Our guide to the dance shows happening this weekend and in the week ahead. RICHARD ALTON at the Alexander Kasser Theater at Montclair State University in Montclair, NJ (Feb. 20-21, 7:30 p.m.; through Feb. 23). Alston has been creating vibrant, lyrical dance for half a century and has been a mainstay of British dance for […]

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Black History Month dance performances explore race

Legend Artists from the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater perform “Greenwood” by Donald Byrd. Contributed by Paul Kolnik Legend Artists from the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater perform “Greenwood” by Donald Byrd. Contributed by Paul Kolnik Rhoden and Byrd’s works touch on different aspects of African American culture and history, and they take on different […]

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8 dance shows to see in New York this weekend

[Read about the events that our other critics have chosen for the week ahead.] NEW YORK CITY BALLET at the David H. Koch Theater (January 24, 8 p.m.; January 25, 2 and 8 p.m.; January 26, 3 p.m.; January 28-30, 7:30 p.m.; until March 1). The spotlight remains on George Balanchine, the founding father of […]

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Ten festive dance performances bring the holiday spirit

THE NUTCRACKER BY MIKKO NISSINEN While there are “Nutcracker” productions all over New England this time of year, none can match the Boston Ballet version for its grandeur, excellent dancing, and live music. The company’s narrative of Clara’s fantastical journey sets the standard for jaw-dropping ballet magic. 29 Nov-Dec $29.37-$300. Citizens Bank Opera. 617-695-6955, www.bostonballet.org […]

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6 Dance Shows to See in the Seattle Area in Fall 2019

A classical ballet in pointe shoes; a working weekend examining masculinity, homosexuality, race and gender; and an array of new choreography across the city – yes, it’s fall in Seattle and the dancing begins. Here are some highlights from the season. “Carmina Burana” & “Agon” Pacific Northwest Ballet kicks off its 2019-20 season with a […]

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9 dance shows to see in New York this weekend

NEW YORK CITY BALLET at the David H. Koch Theater (until June 2). For the first time, the work of City Ballet’s founding choreographer, George Balanchine, and that of its current resident choreographer, Justin Peck, are on the program together (Friday, Tuesday and Thursday), cementing Peck’s status as heir presumptive and shaper of modern corporate […]

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5 dance shows to see in New York this weekend

Our guide to the dance shows happening this weekend and in the week ahead. COMPANY ABT STUDIO at the Joyce Theater (April 24, 7:30 p.m.; April 25, 8 p.m.; until April 27). This group, led by former American Ballet Theater soloist Sascha Radetsky, acts as a bridge between ballet training and a professional career. The […]

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Ballet Arizona brings dance education to West Valley

The Arizona School of Ballet will be point its direction to the West Valley for its Spring 2019 semester, starting January 16. The four-month session provides the opportunity for children ages 4-8 to learn essential ballet skills from professional teachers in a studio at Estrella Mountain Community College, 3000 N. Dysart Road. at Avondale. Let […]

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39 dance shows to see this fall

SARAH MICHELSON The Walker Art Center in Minneapolis presents the premiere of Ms. Michelson’s “OCTOBER2018/”, which continues this groundbreaking choreographer’s close relationship with the center. Ms. Michelson refers to her recent dances as “a work in the studio, to be watched and accompanied, built in this time for this time – an attempt to stay […]

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17 City Ballet School students expand their dance education this summer

Students at the City Ballet School in downtown Hagerstown are continuing their dance studies across the country this summer. Seventeen students from the City Ballet School were chosen to participate in the best summer study programs in the United States. Students were selected through national and international audition tours for highly selective programs ranging from […]

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Dance education documentary PS DANCE! Is nominated for a New York Emmy

NEW YORK, March 16, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — PS DANCE!an inspiring film about teaching dance in New York City public schools, was nominated for a New York Emmy in the Documentary category. The New York Emmy Awards will take place on Saturday, March 19, 2016. Photo – http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20160316/345011 Dance education documentary PS DANCE! Is nominated for […]

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New documentary on dance education PS DANCE! Reveals the transformative power of dance in public schools

Paul L King, Executive Director of the New York City Department of Education’s Office of the Arts notes, “We are thrilled to support this excellent profile of dance education at New York City Schools. The story of the growth of dance programs is a testament to the value of arts education for all students and […]