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  • 'So You Think You Can Dance' recap: Who gets saved?

    'So You Think You Can Dance' recap: Who gets saved?
    Cat's looking even more beautiful than usual (which I didn't think was possible) as she welcomes us to tonight's episode with 16 dancers still left in the competition. The opening number has all the dancers dressed like Charlie Chaplin's Little Tramp and...
  • A festive season of color and movement

    Dust off the tuxedos, pull out the pearls and get ready to celebrate a new dance season with anniversaries, reunions, holiday performances and a masked ball here in Howard County. Around this time of year, Kathi Ferguson puts on a seasonal dance show for...
  • Baltimore dancer steps into role with prestigious Alvin Ailey Dance Theatre

    Baltimore dancer steps into role with prestigious Alvin Ailey Dance Theatre
    Gifted with a mother's second sight, Catherine Johnson knew her daughter Jacqueline Green better than the child knew herself. In 2004, the eighth-grader insisted she had absolutely zero desire to study dance. "Oh, Mom," she said, rolling her eyes. "Why...
  • Baltimore theater companies in a building boom

    Baltimore theater companies in a building boom
    Vincent Lancisi stands in a pile of rubble sweating under his hard hat, while all around him — board by board, pipe by pipe and hammer blow by hammer blow — a theater is taking shape. It's still nearly eight months until the opening of...
  • Carroll County Dance Center is home base for 'Nutcracker'

    Carroll County Dance Center is home base for 'Nutcracker'
    Just a few days before their live performances of "The Nutcracker," the intensity and concentration were evident on the faces of the teenage performers at the Carroll County Dance Center in Sykesville. Each of the cast members at this rehearsal had...
  • Friday's Calendar

    FRIDAY Trike-A-Thon The parent council of the Newport Coast Child Development Preschool will hold its 2nd annual Trike-A-Thon to benefit St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. The event is from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. The goal is to raise $10,000 for the...
  • Saturday's Calendar

    SATURDAY Flea Market The Pelican Courtyard Open Air Flea Market for New and Vintage Finds is from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on the second Saturday of each month .The event is at 124 Tustin Ave, Mariners Mile section of Newport Beach. For more information,...
  • Something 'Wicked' this way returns

    Something 'Wicked' this way returns
    Napoleon Gladney is no stranger to wearing several hats. A tree, emotions, the wind, a prince, a vampire, and even music notes — these are just a few roles that the Los Angeles-based professional dancer has enacted. Now, as part of the...
  • Kanye West's full Coachella 2011 set [Video]

     
    Kanye West is a one-man wedge issue. So like anything Louis Vuitton don-related, the superstar's Coachella performance was polarizing. In this newspaper and here on Pop & Hiss, Todd Martens hailed the "high-concept concert as one-man-show .... As...
  • At Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, the Robert Battle era begins

     
    Six weeks before he officially takes over as head of the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, Robert Battle announced his repertory plans for the company’s 2011-2012 season, as well as a new choreography laboratory “that is about process, not...
  • Monster Mash: New director for Art Institute of Chicago

     
    Douglas Druick to head Art Institute of Chicago...