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  • Dance review: Diavolo meets John Adams at the Hollywood Bowl

     
    Since its formation in 1992, the Diavolo ensemble has used portable architectural units to create movement theater about our relationship to an unstable environment. Artistic director Jacques Heim has sent his fearless performers plunging off a rocking platfor
  • Book review: West Coast photo icons developed in Glendale

    Book review: West Coast photo icons developed in Glendale
    One of the more hidebound notions about American art is that modern art photography was strictly an East Coast phenomenon, and that Los Angeles represented a cultural backwater. Last fall's publication of “Artful Lives,” Beth Gates Warren's...

    Rosella Hightower, American Indian ballet dancer, dies at 88

    Rosella Hightower, a prominent American Indian ballet dancer who rose to an illustrious career in the 1940s and 1950s and later started one of the premier dance schools in Europe, died overnight Nov. 3 at her home in Cannes, in the south of France. She...

    Theodore Kosloff cut a fouette figure

    Theodore Kosloff cut a fouette figure
    One hundred years ago, on May 19, 1909, Serge Diaghilev's Ballets Russes debuted in France and redefined dance for the 20th century. Toiling for le tout Paris in front of the hot footlights of the Théâtre du Châtelet were ballet superstars Vaslav Nijinsky...

    Paul Bohannan, 87; USC anthropologist researched Nigerian culture and American divorce

    Paul Bohannan, 87; USC anthropologist researched Nigerian culture and American divorce
    Paul Bohannan, the USC anthropologist who was the world's leading expert on the Tiv culture of Nigeria and who coined the phrase "the divorce industry" in his groundbreaking books on U.S. divorce, died July 13 at his home in Visalia, Calif. He was 87...