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  • READER SUBMITTED: Aspiring Local Dancers Perform In The Hartt Community Division's Performance Of Peter Pan

    On June 13, 14 and 15, The Hartt School Community Division (HCD) at the University of Hartford performed the world premiere of Peter Pan, a ballet featuring newly written music by Louisiana-based composer Kermit Poling and original choreography by...
  • 'So You Think You Can Dance' recap, Atlanta auditions

    'So You Think You Can Dance' recap, Atlanta auditions
    Here we are in Atlanta. You can tell the auditions were in winter, as there is only a narrow window for wearing scarves in Georgia. Joining Nigel Lythgoe and Mary Murphy is Lil Buck, a Memphis-based dancer known for a style called "jookin." Mariah...
  • Angelique Kidjo delivers urgent, resonant joy to California Plaza

    Angelique Kidjo delivers urgent, resonant joy to California Plaza
    Midway through Angelique Kidjo's joyous, insistent concert as part of the annual Grand Performances series in downtown Los Angeles, the Benin-born singer and bandleader paused to address the thousands surrounding her.  Speaking into a microphone that...
  • Living life in jig time

    Living life in jig time
    For a while, Irish dancing was a bona fide phenomenon, storming America on the jackhammer heels of Michael Flatley and the thunderous cast of "Riverdance" and its imitators. "Riverdance" concluded its lengthy farewell tour a couple of years ago and...
  • Persian DJs keep the beat going at Los Angeles parties

     Persian DJs keep the beat going at Los Angeles parties
    The night began as Jewish celebrations often do — with the traditional dancing of the Hora. "Let's get a circle going!" Edwin Tabrikian, known as DJ Taraneh, said to the crowd. The 34-year-old Iranian DJ clutched his microphone and jumped up and...
  • Film Review: 'Lady Maiko'

    Japan's rarefied geisha culture is kookily crossed with Broadway musicals in "Lady Maiko," Masayuki Suo's variation on "My Fair Lady." Gorgeously appointed and exuberantly choreographed, this crowded ensemble drama is a visual treat that, at well over two...
  • Thanks to 'La Bare,' Joe Manganiello Has New Moves for 'Magic Mike' Sequel

    After shooting "Magic Mike," Joe Manganiello felt that only the surface of the male entertainment industry had been scratched. He and his brother Nick wanted to make a documentary that showed what happened on and off stage at a male strip club, and what...
  • Student Robotics Team Going To Brazil For World Competition

    Student Robotics Team Going To Brazil For World Competition
    FARMINGTON — A group of five local students who have been successfully competing in robotics competitions in New England will travel to Brazil in July for the RoboCup Junior Competition. "We're so excited, we can't contain it," said Hannah Zink, a...
  • Concert review: Bruno Mars in Tinley Park

    Concert review: Bruno Mars in Tinley Park
    “You’re amazing,” Bruno Mars crooned, “just the way you are.” Mars’ set-closing ballad Friday at the jam-packed First Midwest Bank Amphitheatre in Tinley Park had row upon row of fans swaying and singing along with...
  • 'Arguendo' Delivers Lively Courtroom Arguments At Arts & Ideas

    'Arguendo' Delivers Lively Courtroom Arguments At Arts & Ideas
    The show: "Arguendo" at Yale Repertory Theatre in New Haven. What makes it special?: A presentation by New York's Elevator Repair Service, part of the International Festival of Arts & Ideas. First impressions?: Kicking off the theatrical events of New...
  • Park ranger fired for dancing on the job

    Park ranger fired for dancing on the job
    A Tennessee park ranger has been fired after a park-goer posted a video on Facebook of him dancing on the job, WTVC reports. Deryl Nelson was fired after his supervisors saw the video of him dancing and grabbing areas "that you would see on a rated R...