Tag Archives: NY Times

Michael Arthur’s Dancer Drawings

Michele Wiles and David Hallberg rehearsing Swan Lake, drawing by Michael Arthur Happy Days, a New York Times blog about finding satisfaction during the economic downturn, recently featured a post by a professor-turned-freelance artist who spent last month drawing the … Continue reading

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Darci Kistler, Balanchine’s Last Dancer, to Retire

Darci Kistler at 16, performing Balanchine’s Tchaikovsky Suite No. 3, photo by Costas, 1980 Darci Kistler, the only remaining dancer at New York City Ballet to have been hired and trained by George Balanchine, will retire during the 2010 season … Continue reading

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The Columbia Ballet Collaborative

Kimi Nikaidoh, a former dancer and current student at Columbia, leads a rehearsal of the Columbia Ballet Collaborative in Streng Studio at Barnard College, photo by Andrea Mohin In the fall of 2007, several former professional dancers studying at Columbia … Continue reading

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Misnomer Dance Theater Premieres “Being Together”

Misnomer Dance Theater will present the world premiere of Being Together at the Joyce SoHo starting this Thursday, December 4th. Being Together features three new works and original music by Evan Ziporyn, performed live by the Real Quiet ensemble during … Continue reading

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Clive Barnes, Dance Critic, Dies at 81

Although I knew Clive Barnes for his monthly “Attitudes” column in Dance Magazine, he spent many years as a dance and drama critic for The NY Times and wrote for several British newspapers as well.  Here’s an excerpt describing his time at … Continue reading

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