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  • 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...
  • Merce Cunningham's 'Roaratorio'

    Merce Cunningham's 'Roaratorio'
    In fall 1986, as part of the Brooklyn Academy of Music's Next Wave Festival, John Cage delivered, in his uniquely spoken-sung fashion, poetic texts he had derived from James Joyce's readably unreadable comic novel "Finnegans Wake." Irish musicians...
  • Merce Cunningham memorial 'events' in New York

    Merce Cunningham memorial 'events' in New York
  • July numbers for latimes.com: 'Strong month for breaking news of all stripes'

     
    Meredith Artley, Managing Editor, Online, gives the latest figures in this memo to staff: Colleagues: Latimes.com drew 142 million page views in July – up 10% over this time last year. And we had more than 23 million unique users,......
  • Monster Mash: Artist Mark Bradford among MacArthur recipients; 'Tosca' booed at Met; Dudamel concert webcast planned

     
    --'Genius grants': L.A. artist Mark Bradford, left, winner of many prestigious awards, adds the Big One: a MacArthur Fellowship. --Instant feedback: Audiences at the Metropolitan Opera in New York booed director Luc Bondy at Monday's season opener of...