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  • Distinguished dancers and companies celebrate Donald McKayle

     
    Donald McKayle was honored by colleagues and students at a tribute concert in Orange County Thursday evening....
  • 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...
  • Music review: New Les Surprises Baroques in Santa Monica

     
    Richard S. Ginell reviews Les Surprises Baroques' second program, "Curiose Inventioni' at Santa Monica's First Presbyterian Church....
  • 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...
  • Fall Arts Preview: Local Motion

    In the early and mid-20th century, Connecticut had the whole avant-garde dance thing down cold. The state’s lush lawns seemed to grow modern dancers like daisies. Major innovators like Paul Taylor flourished in places like New London, where...
  • Free Friday: Mos Def Performs, Dance Classes, Free Nail Polish

    Free Friday: Mos Def Performs, Dance Classes, Free Nail Polish
    Each week we tell viewers what they can get for free. This week's free list: 1. Mos Def performs, BK; 2. 2Free dance classes from Alvin Ailey; 3. Nail Polish giveaway. Rosie Perez, Academy Award-nominated actress, hosts the 2011 Fort Greene Festival...
  • Arts center has a 'silver' lineup

    Arts center has a 'silver' lineup
    The Costa Mesa institution now known as the Segerstrom Center for the Arts held its first performance in September 1986. Nearly 25 years later, the largest performing arts venue in Orange County is planning a robust lineup for its silver anniversary...
  • On Theater: Center lifts curtain on 2011-12 season

    Oldies, newcomers and the 25th anniversary revival of arguably the greatest musical of all time dot the calendar of the Segerstrom Center for the Arts for its upcoming 2011-12 season — which, coincidentally, also is the center's 25th season. The...
  • Alvin Ailey Hits Seattle

    The Alvin Ailey American dance theater is coming to Seattle. The production hits the 5th Avenue Theatre Friday through Sunday. There are 18 different shows this weekend. Alvin Ailey is recognized by congress as a vital American "cultural ambassador to...
  • In The Arts

    In The Arts
    Film screening at South Coast Cinema Laguna Beach Film Society will screen "Exporting Raymond" at South Coast Cinema at 7 p.m. April 21. The indie comedy chronicles Phil Rosenthal, creator of "Everybody Loves Raymond," as he attempts to sell the...
  • 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...