| Jul 27, 2009
| 5:58 PM
| Aug 30, 2009
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...
| Oct 18, 2009
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,...
| Mar 8, 2009
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...
| Mar 15, 2009
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...
| Dec 20, 2009
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...
| May 30, 2010
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...
| Oct 29, 2009
| 1:05 PM
| Aug 6, 2009
Meredith Artley, Managing Editor, Online, gives the latest figures in this memo to staff: Colleagues: Latimes.com drew 142 million page views in July â up 10% over this time last year. And we had more than 23 million unique users,......
| Sep 22, 2009
--'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...