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  • '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...
  • 2/9 Giordano Jazz Dance Chicago

    2/9 Giordano Jazz Dance Chicago
    Expanding jazz dance boundaries Evanston-based Giordano Jazz Dance Chicago captivates audiences worldwide with dynamic performances and the diversity and wide appeal of its repertoire. Continually expanding the boundaries of jazz dance while diversifying...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • '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......
  • 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....
  • Monster Mash: Egypt to try museum officials in Van Gogh case; Judith Jamison to receive White House honor

     
    Heading to court: Egypt will try 11 people -- including museum officials and security guards -- in connection with the recent theft of a Vincent van Gogh painting from a Cairo museum. (Bloomberg) Top honor: Judith Jamison, the head of......
  • Michelle Obama praises Judith Jamison at White House ceremony

     
    In case you missed the live webstream of Tuesday's White House ceremony honoring dance and ballet, the presidential staff has posted the entire hour-long event on YouTube. (You can watch the event in its entirety in the video above.) The......
  • Is Sarah Palin Blowing Off Oprah?

     
    No go, O. A feud! A feud! Goody, goody. It looks like we've got a brand new feud. Here's the latest: Oprah was in NYC at the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theatre last night, where she hosted the 50th......
  • Obama, Congress: Stimulus dance

     
    by Mark Silva They could have danced all night - the Alvin Ailey dance company, that is - at the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, where the Obama family, the president, the first lady and their two daughters, spent......
  • Obamas: Friday night with Alvin Ailey

     
    By Mark Silva It's Friday night in Washington. And the President's Box at the Kennedy Center will be occupied. President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama, who have an affinity for Friday nights out, plan to take in an......