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  • Music Center dance series' 2010-11 season will be its biggest ever

     
    The eighth season of dance at the Music Center will be the biggest yet. The 2010-11 series -- now named Glorya Kaufman Presents Dance at the Music Center -- will feature troupes from Europe and Latin America, a collaboration with......
  • Mikhail Baryshnikov To Star in New Dance-Theater Work at Hartford Stage

    Mikhail Baryshnikov To Star in New Dance-Theater Work at Hartford Stage
    Mikhail Baryshnikov, the legendary dancer who has also taken on acting roles, will star in the world premiere of the dance-theater work “The Man in a Case,” a stage adaptation of an Anton Chekhov short story that will premiere at Hartford...
  • Mark Morris Group Heads Dance, Theater Shows at International Festival in New Haven

    Mark Morris Group Heads Dance, Theater Shows at International Festival in New Haven
    The Mark Morris Dance Group will be among the headliners in the dance and theater section of the International Festival of Arts and Ideas which runs in New Haven June 16 to 30.   The Festival presents a rare opportunity for audiences to experience three...
  • Soldier from Longview killed in Afghanistan

    Soldier from Longview killed in Afghanistan
    A 21-year-old soldier from Longwiew who was deployed in Afghanistan was killed Wednesday - just days before the end of her tour of duty, the Department of Defense announced. Spc. Mikayla A. Bragg was assigned to the 201st Brigade Support Battalion, 3rd...
  • Vandals Target City Park Golf Course

    Vandals Target City Park Golf Course
    Vandals have struck again at City Park. This time police say they targeted the golf course. Investigators say someone went there after hours and got away with a 500-pound hole marker. The North Course and Driving Range at City Park is a golfer's...
  • A leisurely lunch with "Fandango" author Sandy Hill

    Mark Morris breezes into Sandy Hill's Los Olivos ranch house, necklaces dangling, a shawl draped loosely about his shoulders and dance company directors Nancy Umanoff and Lauren Cherubini in tow. Once dubbed "our Mozart of modern dance" by the...
  • Monster Mash: Former Guggenheim director jailed; Washington National Opera's financial woes; Iraqi theater's comeback

     
    -- Busted: The former director of Spain's Guggenheim Museum in Bilbao has been sentenced to 32 months in jail for stealing about $750,000 from the museum between 1998 and 2008. (Agence France Presse) -- Trouble looming: Are layoffs and other......
  • Courtney Galiano, Back on LI

     
    Courtney G.? Of COURSE you remember her. She was the pint-size dynamo from Commack (now living in Dix Hills) who very nearly upended the field in last spring's "So You Think You Can Dance," by winning - but alas,......
  • This Dido lives and dies a dancer

    This Dido lives and dies a dancer
    In 1988, Mark Morris was invited to make his dance company a resident ensemble at the Théâtre Royal de la Monnaie. As part of Brussels' opera company, he was told to think as big as he liked. He did, and that was, for him, a new opportunity. During his...
  • Shen Wei Dance Arts marks 10th anniversary

    Shen Wei Dance Arts marks 10th anniversary
    There comes a time in an artistic prodigy's life when youth gives way to middle age and terms like "wunderkind" and "enfant terrible" cease to apply. Shen Wei -- who at age 22 became a founding member of China's first modern dance company -- turns 42...
  • Susan Graham experiences Dido's hard life with a lounge lizard

    Susan Graham experiences Dido's hard life with a lounge lizard
    Susan Graham and Nicholas McGegan have never collaborated before. But when they get together, the Texas-raised mezzo-soprano and British conductor behave like an old married couple. On a recent afternoon in Berkeley, the home base of the Philharmonia...
  • Dance: The 21st century awaits its next cue

    Dance: The 21st century awaits its next cue
    Throughout the first decade of the 21st century, impatient dancers, choreographers, critics and audience members all hoped that a new breed of innovators would appear to transform theatrical dance the way that Russian impresario Sergei Diaghilev radically...