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New York City Ballet’s American Music Festival

The past year has been a festival-heavy one for New York City Ballet, and while the fall and winter seasons showcased works with scores by Stravinsky and Tchaikovsky, the first three weeks of New York City Ballet’s spring season celebrated … Continue reading

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Crowd-Pleasers, Inspiration, and History at Fall for Dance

Iyar Elezra and Bobbi Smith in Ohad Naharin’s B/olero, photo by Andrea Mohin The sixth annual Fall for Dance festival, where all seats are just ten dollars, kicked off this past week at City Center.  Not surprisingly, the opening program, … Continue reading

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The Legacy Project: Echoes

Carolyn Dorfman Dance Company in The Legacy Project This weekend, Carolyn Dorfman Dance Company presents The Legacy Project: Echoes, an evening of dance, theater, and live music.  Dorfman, who founded CDDC in 1983, created The Legacy Project to honor her … Continue reading

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The Kennedy Center

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts While visiting some friends in Washington, DC this weekend, we swung by The Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts to attend the free nightly performance and take in the views from … Continue reading

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Vail International Dance Festival Kicks Off

Wendy Whelan and Craig Hall in the 2008 Festival ad The 2008 Vail International Dance Festival, under the direction of former NYCB principal Damian Woetzel, kicked off Sunday night with a special opening performance. Dancers from Morphoses/The Wheeldon Company, Pacific … Continue reading

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