Tag Archives: Jacob’s Pillow

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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National Arts Advocacy Day: What You Can Do

Americans for the Arts has declared today the 23rd Annual National Arts Advocacy Day.  More than 500 arts, education, entertainment, and policy leaders have gathered at The National Arts Action Summit in Washington to develop strong public policies and support … Continue reading

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Another Year, Another Wrap-Up

Batsheva Dance Company in Ohad Naharin’s MAX, photo by Gadi Dagon It has been an eventful year for dance, and at times, a sad one.  We lost Merce Cunningham, Pina Bausch, and Michael Jackson, many companies folded or laid off … Continue reading

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Rachel Maddow on Dance, Art, and Society

Rachel Maddow at Jacob’s Pillow, photo by Christopher Duggan Here’s another reason to love Rachel Maddow: this past Saturday at a free, outdoor PillowTalk hosted by Jacob’s Pillow, the popular television host, radio personality, and political commentator discussed the role … Continue reading

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Gallim and Cedar Lake at Jacob’s Pillow

Gallim Dance in Blush, photo by Christopher Duggan Two of New York City’s finest contemporary dance companies head to Massachusetts this week to perform at Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival. Gallim Dance, founded in 2006, will perform artistic director Andrea Miller’s … Continue reading

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