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  • 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...
  • Discoveries

    Discoveries
    Illuminations Arthur Rimbaud, translated from the French by John Ashbery W.W. Norton: 165 pp., $24.95 This may be the most beautiful book in the world — lighted from within and somehow embodying all forms of literature at the same time. The 44...
  • Merce Cunningham dance troupe announces plan for future

    Merce Cunningham dance troupe announces plan for future
  • Merce Cunningham remembered

    Merce Cunningham remembered
  • Friends and colleagues recall Merce Cunningham

    Friends and colleagues recall Merce Cunningham
  • Merce Cunningham's company faces fundraising challenges

    Merce Cunningham's company faces fundraising challenges
  • To Mikhail Baryshnikov, time is a great teacher

    To Mikhail Baryshnikov, time is a great teacher
    It is early afternoon at the Baryshnikov Arts Center. On the fourth floor, a woman in a black leotard dances in a large studio with high ceilings and great views of the Hudson River. She hardly pauses as the most famous dancer of them all stops at the...
  • Flexibility is key to dance troupe Pilobolus' survival

    Flexibility is key to dance troupe Pilobolus' survival
    When ruminating on the recent history and current incarnation of Pilobolus, Jonathan Wolken, an ardent conversationalist, prefers to speak in metaphors and images. These include: Picasso's Blue Period, the plate spinning act employed by circus clowns,...
  • Cognitive scientists seek to quantify body movement

    Cognitive scientists seek to quantify body movement
    With a dozen high-def cameras and a couple of camcorders, plus pens, notebooks, sketch pads and laptops, more than 40 people spent three recent weeks in a black-box theater on the campus of UC San Diego documenting what was occurring there. The object of...
  • Karole Armitage fuses the cerebral and the sensual

    Karole Armitage fuses the cerebral and the sensual
    Karole Armitage is having an intensely busy first week of March, and the stress is showing. She's a few days away from the opening of an ambitious retrospective -- revivals of several of the barrier-smashing dances that, a generation ago, put her on...
  • Dance: The 21st century awaits its next cue

    Dance: The 21st century awaits its next cue
    Throughout the first decade of the 21st century, impatient dancers, choreographers, critics and audience members all hoped that a new breed of innovators would appear to transform theatrical dance the way that Russian impresario Sergei Diaghilev radically...