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  • Good news for dance fans: a Miami City Ballet special is announced for PBS

     
    Miami City Ballet will get a national showcase when PBS airs a "Dance in America" program this spring of the company performing two works by George Balanchine and one by Twyla Tharp. There was a time when "Dance in America"......
  • Orlando Ballet head Juan Escalante resigns

     
    Juan Escalante, executive director at Orlando Ballet, has resigned after leading the ballet for nearly two years. “Being part of the Orlando Ballet team has been a wonderful experience, and I’ve enjoyed working with such a talented group,&#...
  • New PBS arts festival to include broadcast of L.A. Opera's 'Il Postino'

     
    PBS has announced that it will air a new, televised arts festival this fall that will include broadcasts from major performing arts companies around the country as well as music-themed shows. As part of the festival, PBS will air Los......
  • Monster Mash: Getty returning items to Greece; Merce Cunningham legacy

     
    Getty Museum, Greece enter new agreement that involves repatriating more ancient artifacts...
  • Sweat Records turns 5

    The fact that Sweat Records is celebrating its fifth anniversary this weekend is an impressive accomplishment — especially considering that if Mother Nature had had her way, Sweat wouldn’t have lasted a year. The morning after Hurricane...
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  • Miami's cultural transformation

     Miami's cultural transformation
    It's Saturday night, and though a drizzle threatens, the lawn is jammed with children snoozing in strollers, couples sprawling on picnic blankets, teens taking a break from skateboarding. The star appears — not some retread boomer rocker but high-...
  • Twyla Tharp-Elvis Costello work to open 'Dance at the Music Center'

    Twyla Tharp-Elvis Costello work to open 'Dance at the Music Center'
    The West Coast premiere of a Twyla Tharp collaboration with rock star composer Elvis Costello, "Nightspot," and the return of the Kirov Ballet will highlight the 2008-09 series. "Nightspot," to be danced by Edward Villella's Miami City Ballet, will...
  • Review: Miami City Ballet performs Twyla Tharp and Elvis Costello's 'Nightspot'

    Review: Miami City Ballet performs Twyla Tharp and Elvis Costello's 'Nightspot'
    Here's a suggestion: Let's ditch the nightclub as a setting for ballet. No more predictable tales about the trials of courtship or the ballroom as a metaphor for life. Miami City Ballet, Edward Villella's smart and spirited South Florida company,...
  • L.A. Dance Invitational: highs and lows

    L.A. Dance Invitational: highs and lows
    Talk about bipolar! The highs were lofty and the lows, well, definitely approached a nadir at the ninth edition of the Los Angeles Dance Invitational, on Saturday at the Nate Holden Performing Arts Center. Having gone through various incarnations since...
  • Pedro 'Cuban Pete' Aguilar, mambo legend, dies at 81

    Pedro "Cuban Pete" Aguilar, one of the leading mambo dancers of the 1950s who performed for presidents and other world leaders and was featured in Life magazine, has died. He was 81. The mambo legend died Jan. 13 of heart failure at the Sinai Plaza...