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  • Dance review: Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo at Carpenter Performing Arts Center

     
    The joking generally begins even before the ballerinas of Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo make their startling first appearance, tutu-clad studs with ample chest hair. So it was Saturday night, when the popular Trocks returned to Cal State Long........
  • Baryshnikov to join Merce Cunningham Dance Company for benefit at REDCAT [updated]

     
    Two of the dance world's great artists will share a stage -- one in person, the other through the troupe he founded more than half a century ago -- when Mikhail Baryshnikov joins the Merce Cunningham Dance Company for a......
  • 'Roaratorio' restored, coming to Disney Hall

     
    Fueled on Guinness, John Cage undertook one of the most daunting tasks of his hardly undaunting career when he decided to make, for West German Radio, a soundscape of James Joyce’s “Finnegans Wake.” He traveled around Ireland for a month,......
  • Dance review: Merce Cunningham's 'Roaratorio' at Disney Hall

     
    A lot of people in contemporary dance feel secretly relieved that choreographer Merce Cunningham is no longer around. Yes, yes, Cunningham, who died July 2009 at age 90, was a beloved father-figure and mentor in the modern dance world. But......
  • Monster Mash: Chinese scroll sells for $63.8 million; Leonard Slatkin speaks out on 'La Traviata'

     
    Hot market: An anonymous bidder paid a record $63.8 million for a calligraphic hand scroll by Song Dynasty master Huang Tingjian in a sale at Beijing's Poly Auction, the largest auction house in mainland China. (Artinfo) Dog show: Performance artist......
  • Misha serves Merce at REDCAT

     
    After Merce Cunningham died at his home in New York last summer, his company held an open-mike evening at the choreographer’s studio in Greenwich Village. Members of the company, past and present, spoke sadly of the loss of a father......
  • Monster Mash: Altamira caves to reopen despite warnings; Warhol portrait of Elizabeth Taylor for sale

     
    Underground art: Spain's Caves of Altamira -- known as the "Sistine Chapel of Paleolithic art" -- will reopen to the public after eight years despite warnings that heat and moisture from visitors could damage the precious bison paintings. (Associated...
  • REDCAT announces lineup for 2010 NOW festival

     
    It's time to put on your avant-garde thinking caps. REDCAT's annual New Original Works (NOW) festival, which specializes in the weird, the wacky and the downright unclassifiable, is set to kick off July 22 for a three-weekend run. This year's......