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Delicious Dancer-Friendly Thanksgiving Recipe Ideas

Delicious Dancer-Friendly Thanksgiving Recipe Ideas

Thanksgiving is my favorite holiday. Yes, I like it more than my birthday, Christmas, Fourth of July...and here's why. Thanksgiving is the start of the Christmas season, which, after fall, is my favorite time of year. It's all about bundling up, drinking cocoa, listening to Christmas music,...
Rimbaud Patron, Nicholas Shoesmith, Eve Mutso and Evan Loudon in Nancy Meckler and Annabelle Lopez Ochoa’s A Streetcar Named Desire. Photo by Andy Ross
Reviews

Scottish Ballet “Streetcar” A Vibrant Departure

Fifteen minutes into the Scottish National Ballet’s production of A Streetcar Named Desire the projected image of an antebellum mansion that is the ba...

Matthew Bourne's Early Adventures 'Town' - photo: Johan Persson
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For Matthew Bourne Dance is an Adventure

For Matthew Bourne, dance is an adventure. So far, the two iterations of his companies Adventures in Motion Pictures and New Adventures remain linked...

main photo: Ben Shultz, Charlotte Landreau in Cave of the Heart - photo: Brigid Pierce
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Martha Graham Company, Wild Up Bring On A Smashing Modern Dance Program

It was a superlative evening of dance at the Valley Performing Arts Center last night. And it wasn’t only the terrific program of Graham classics—Cave...

Invertigo Dance Theatre
Opinion

New Vision for Brand Library Dance Series Opens in May

A new and dramatically revamped dance series will kick off at Glendale’s Brand Library later this month. Sponsored by Brand Associates, the new series...

Abraham and Taylor: Dance in the Worlds of Identity Politics and the Imaginary
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Abraham and Taylor: Dance in the Worlds of Identity Politics and the Imaginary

Paul Taylor with his newly minted American Modern Dance and Kyle Abraham with Abraham.In.Motion fielded concerts in Los Angeles over the past weekend....

Preventing Injury: The Importance of Cross Training
Health & Fitness

Preventing Injury: The Importance of Cross Training

Most dancers would say that dance reflects, affects, and motivates every avenue of their lives. It’s our passion, our love, our job, our resource, our...

Limón's Concerto Grosso
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Powerful Trio of Classic Works Carries Limon Dance Company Program

America’s legacy modern dance companies have each found unique new routes keeping their founding choreographer’s visions on today’s stages. Cunningham...

ABT "Whipped Cream" - photo by Matt Masin
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ABT’s “Whipped Cream”, Charming with a Touch of the Macabre

ABT’s brand new “Whipped Cream”, the latest supported collaboration with the adventuresome Segerstrom Center for the Arts, opened last week in Costa M...

Nickerson-Rossi Dance Is Building a Dance Festival Empire in Palm Springs
Opinion

Nickerson-Rossi Dance Is Building a Dance Festival Empire in Palm Springs

The Palm Springs Dance Festival, Southern California’s newest addition in festival dance programming, will open next weekend, March 2 through 4, with...