Category Archives: Dance

Ira Glass, Monica Bill Barnes, & Anna Bass at Town Hall

Sitting in the dark on Thursday night at Town Hall, radio host Ira Glass and dancers Monica Bill Barnes and Anna Bass can be heard debating how to start their show. Ira suggests a segment not unlike what listeners hear on … Continue reading

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YoungArts Awareness Day – #KeepArtsAlive

Today, the National YoungArts Foundation (YoungArts), the non-profit organization that contributes to the cultural vitality of the nation by supporting the artistic development of talented young artists, is celebrating YoungArts Awareness Day, a nationwide initiative to help “keep arts alive.” … Continue reading

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Ira Glass & Monica Bill Barnes & Co. on Stage in NYC

I had the pleasure of seeing Monica Bill Barnes & Co. perform with Ira Glass, host of This American Life, at Carnegie Hall last year when they opened for comedian Mike Birbiglia. The combination of radio and dance – which “have no … Continue reading

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Zoe | Juniper’s “BeginAgain Installed”

As the audience entered the theater at the 3LD Art & Technology Center, a woman in a body cast rested on her side in a sea of dirt. At the center of the space was a large, triangular glass structure, … Continue reading

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Dance/NYC Town Hall: Meet the Choreographers

On May 12th at 6pm, Dance/NYC will be hosting a free Town Hall discussion with three emerging NYC choreographers: Kyle Abraham, Brian Brooks, and Andrea Miller. They’ll discuss the challenges of pursuing a career in choreography, along with the artistic … Continue reading

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