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Merce Cunningham

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  • Last minute gift ideas: Memorable theater books

     
    Theater book suggestions for the holidays....
  • Emotional times as the end nears for Merce Cunningham troupe

     
    Emotional times for the Merce Cunningham troupe as its final performances draw to a close....
  • Merce Cunningham Dance Company concludes

     
    The troupe takes its final bows in New York City with a multifaceted ‘Event’ that featured portions of 24 dances representing five decades of the choreographer’s work....
  • Music review: John Cage in a motel room as part of PST

     
    Mark Swed reviews the final event of the PST Performance and Public Art Festival, a series of illuminating John Cage-related micro concerts in various rooms of the Welcome Inn motel in Eagle Rock....
  • Mikhail Baryshnikov snaps his camera for 'Dance This Way'

     
    Mikhail Baryshnikov’s solo exhibition “Dance This Way” opens Friday at the Gary Nader Art Centre in Miami....
  • Spring dance preview: Ballet Preljocaj, Savion Glover

     
    Upcoming dance performances of note this spring, by Laura Bleiberg. The dance season picks up steam with some tantalizing "firsts": Ballet du Grand Théâtre de Genève makes its debut appearance and introduces Los Angeles to works by Benjamin Millepied of...
  • Dance review: American Ballet Theatre premieres 'Firebird' in O.C.

     
    Dance review: Laura Bleiberg reviews American Ballet Theatre in Orange County, including world premiere of new "Firebird." A review for the Los Angeles Times....
  • Benjamin Millepied discloses details about his L.A. Dance Project

     
    Benjamin Millepied -- boyfriend of actress Natalie Portman -- revealed more information about the first season of L.A. Dance Project, his new company that will kick off its first season in September at the Music Center. Millepied divulged that the...
  • Alvin Ailey, Joffrey and ABT part of Music Center's 2012-13 season

     
    Christopher Wheeldon’s acclaimed version of “Alice in Wonderland,” danced by the National Ballet of Canada, plus an array of repertory programs by Alvin Ailey, the Joffrey Ballet and American Ballet Theatre are among the the highlights...
  • L.A. Opera's 'Il Postino' and Placido Domingo take a trip to Orange County

     
    Opera returned to Orange County and the Orange County Performing Arts Center on Monday night, but it arrived in an unusual form at an unlikely setting. A taped version of Saturday's performance of Los Angeles Opera's "Il Postino" was projected......
  • Chinua Achebe and the Gish Prize

     
    On Wednesday, Nigerian-born author Chinua Achebe will accept the Gish Prize in New York. Named for actresses Lillian and Dorothy Gish, known best for their waiflike presences in silent films, the prize comes with a silver medallion and a significant......
  • Dance review: Ballet Preljocaj at Irvine Barclay Theatre

     
    Angelin Preljocaj’s “Empty Moves,” presented at Irvine Barclay Theatre on Thursday night, was a dance quartet for five. Joining an ensemble of four on-stage performers in sound and in spirit was the composer John Cage, who accompanied the French...