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Judith Jamison

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  • Time 100: World's most influential

     
    by Mark Silva Sure, President Barack Obama made the list. But so did Michelle Obama. And Bernie Madoff, the billionaire king of Ponzi. Rush Limbaugh, too, Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner and... "the founders of Twitter.'' Sarah Palin's on the list.......
  • Judith Jamison, taking a victory lap

     
    In 1965, a tall, 22-year-old dancer was spotted by Alvin Ailey at a fellow choreographer’s audition. She felt she’d flubbed the audition badly – and did not get the job – but Ailey was sufficiently impressed by what he saw,......
  • Dance review: Alvin Ailey at the Orange County Performing Arts Center

     
    “Celebration” happened to be the unofficial theme for Alvin Ailey American Dance Theatre’s opening night program Tuesday at the Orange County Performing Arts Center, the first of four different slates of mixed repertory being presented through...
  • 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......
  • Music Center dance series' 2010-11 season will be its biggest ever

     
    The eighth season of dance at the Music Center will be the biggest yet. The 2010-11 series -- now named Glorya Kaufman Presents Dance at the Music Center -- will feature troupes from Europe and Latin America, a collaboration with......
  • Good news for dance fans: a Miami City Ballet special is announced for PBS

     
    Miami City Ballet will get a national showcase when PBS airs a "Dance in America" program this spring of the company performing two works by George Balanchine and one by Twyla Tharp. There was a time when "Dance in America"......
  • 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....
  • 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......