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  • 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....
  • 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...
  • Lula Washington: A life changed by dance

    Lula Washington: A life changed by dance
    "There is no gum chewing allowed anywhere inside Lula Washington Dance Theatre," a sign warns on the dance academy's front door. Dwarfed by the big-box retail stores of Crenshaw Boulevard, the unassuming low-rise shell belies its explosive contents --...
  • 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
  • 'A Taste of Dance' and Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater get L.A. moving

    'A Taste of Dance' and Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater get L.A. moving
    Nearly 1,000 happy feet were dancing, stomping, tapping and kicking on a recent Saturday afternoon at the Music Center in downtown L.A., led by local choreographers and dancers such as Robert Gilliam and Linda Yudin, krumper Lil' Tommy the Clown and a...
  • 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...
  • '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......
  • Obamas to honor dancer Judith Jamison at White House celebration

     
    During their time in the White House, President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama have held events celebrating classical music, jazz, country music and Broadway. Now it's the dance world's turn to get its moment in the executive spotlight.......
  • Social media wrap: Michelle Obama's White House song and dance

     
    First Lady launches the first in a series of dance parties in the East Room of the White House as the Democrats get in line for the whole kabuki: The November mid-terms....