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  • Review: Alvin Ailey at the Music Center

    Review: Alvin Ailey at the Music Center
  • 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...
  • Dance review: Alvin Ailey at the Orange County Performing Arts Center

    Dance review: Alvin Ailey at the Orange County Performing Arts Center
  • 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 --...
  • Alvin Ailey on display

    Alvin Ailey on display
  • Twyla Tharp-Elvis Costello work to open 'Dance at the Music Center'

    Twyla Tharp-Elvis Costello work to open 'Dance at the Music Center'
    The West Coast premiere of a Twyla Tharp collaboration with rock star composer Elvis Costello, "Nightspot," and the return of the Kirov Ballet will highlight the 2008-09 series. "Nightspot," to be danced by Edward Villella's Miami City Ballet, will...
  • 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...
  • Cedar Lake Contemporary Ballet is not just visiting UCLA

    David Sefton has made it his mission to introduce cutting-edge contemporary dance from outside the United States to Los Angeles audiences. So it's no accident that he started noticing how the Cedar Lake Contemporary Ballet, a New York City-based company,...
  • Looks Like a Night on Broadway for First Couple

    Looks Like a Night on Broadway for First Couple
    His public schedule listed no official events, so President Barack Obama had plenty of time to devote to being a weekend dad and spouse. The president and first lady Michelle Obama watched daughter Malia's soccer game for an hour Saturday morning in...
  • 'So You Think You Can Dance': Deja vu, in a bad way

     
    When the producers of “So You Think You Can Dance” decided that this season would be different, I hope they didn’t mean the way it’s turning out. For the second week in a row, a contestant was dropped from the......
  • Buckingham Hotel offers pass to summer entertainment in New York

     
     You can be a VIP at legendary outdoor entertainment in Manhattan during your stay at the Buckingham Hotel this summer. Starting at $239 per night for SummerStage’s free shows, or $319 per night for SummerStage’s benefit shows, the Bu...