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We Give Ourselves Away At Every Moment

This past Monday, July 26th, marked the one-year anniversary of choreographer Merce Cunningham’s death.  One week after he died, his company gave a marvelous performance at Rockefeller Park.  This year, on a day that was just as hot and sunny … Continue reading

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Merce Cunningham Dance Company at Rockefeller Park

Brandon Collwes, Andrea Weber, and Silas Riener of Merce Cunningham Dance Company, photo by Julieta Cervantes This past weekend, hundreds of people gathered on the expansive, sun-drenched lawn of Rockefeller Park to see Merce Cunningham Dance Company perform the site-specific … Continue reading

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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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Nicholas Leichter Dance: A Space Funk Invasion

Throughout the next week, Sitelines 2009 and the River to River Festival will present Nicholas Leichter Dance in A Space Funk Invasion.  The outdoor, site-specific premiere will be performed at The Seaport’s historic cobblestone district, so that passers-by and patrons … Continue reading

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