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Merce Cunningham (1919 – 2009)

The revolutionary choreographer Merce Cunningham died on Sunday night, July 26, at the age of ninety.  He performed with his company until he was seventy, and continued choreographing until three months ago, when the company performed Nearly Ninety at Brooklyn … Continue reading

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Merce Cunningham’s Nearly Ninety at BAM

Merce Cunningham Dance Company in Nearly Ninety, photo by Stephanie Berger On his ninetieth birthday last Thursday, Merce Cunningham offered the dance world Nearly Ninety, his newest evening-length work presented at Brooklyn Academy of Music. Cunningham redefines – or perhaps … Continue reading

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BAM Presents Merce Cunningham at 90

Beginning this Thursday through April 19th, Brooklyn Academy of Music will present Merce Cunningham Dance Company in Nearly Ninety, a new evening-length work that is appropriately named: Cunningham turns ninety on Thursday and the piece is almost ninety minutes long. … Continue reading

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