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Edward Villella in Conversation at Barnard College

A talk with Edward Villella, renowned worldwide for his dramatic transformation of the male image in ballet, opens Barnard College’s series of public dance events.  The discussion, moderated by former Twyla Tharp principal and present Barnard Senior Associate of Dance, … Continue reading

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Jacob’s Pillow Launches Dance Interactive

I think I’ve just found my newest form of procrastination. Jacob’s Pillow, located in Becket, Massachusetts, has extensive on-site archives that allow visitors to view rare footage from dance performances — but you have to travel to Becket to view … Continue reading

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Beyond Balanchine: Jennifer Homans to Speak at 92Y Tribeca

Ballet history buffs – this one’s especially for you!  Jennifer Homans, a historian, dance critic, and the author of the 2010 book Apollo’s Angels: A History of Ballet, will be speaking at 92Y Tribeca on Wednesday, February 9th at 12 … Continue reading

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