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  • Matthew Rushing was moved

    Matthew Rushing was moved
    His focused intensity in performance does not call attention to itself, yet Matthew Rushing inevitably draws the eye whenever he appears onstage with the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater. Blessed with versatility and a fluent technique, he performs with...
  • Review: Alvin Ailey at the Music Center

    Review: Alvin Ailey at the Music Center
  • Alvin Ailey's legacy has been kept, and expanded

    Alvin Ailey's legacy has been kept, and expanded
    Judith Jamison can recall vividly the April 1989 lunch in St. Louis when Alvin Ailey designated her his artistic heir. "He said, 'I'm not doing well; you know I'm sick, and I'd like you to take over the company.' I said, 'Sure, of course, Alvin.' "That...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Broadway, ballet, John Waters to inaugurate Modell Center

    Broadway, ballet, John Waters to inaugurate Modell Center
    Medieval knights searching in all the wrong places for the Holy Grail, singing as they go, will help fuel the first full season in the Patricia and Arthur Modell Performing Arts Center at the Lyric. So will John Waters, Baltimore's champion of all...
  • 'So You Think You Can Dance': Top 10 revealed

     
    The night starts with an ultra-cool hip-hop routine choreographed by Tabitha and Napoleon D'umo to Ne-Yo's 'Closer.' The dancers are all dressed in these funky red running suits that glow in the dark. They move as one. There is a......
  • 'American Idol,' humbug. Music Center's Spotlight Awards have the real goods [Updated]

     
    "American Idol" may have the ratings, but when it comes to talent competitions staged at prominent Los Angeles venues, the Music Center's Spotlight Awards for Southern California high school singers, instrumentalists, dancers and visual artists are an...
  • Monster Mash: new leader for Alvin Ailey; more of Anne Frank's diary on display; Banksy's name game

     
    -- Top job: Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater has chosen choreographer Robert Battle as its new artistic director to succeed Judith Jamison, who is retiring in 2011. (New York Times) -- Wartime record: Nearly all of Anne Frank's diary --......
  • Robert Battle's plan for the next chapter of Alvin Ailey dance

     
    It was only a little more than 48 hours since Robert Battle had learned he would be the new artistic director of the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, but he was getting used to saying “we” as he discussed the......