Friday, July 16, 2010
Monday, July 12, 2010
Pilobolus artistic director Michael Tracy discusses the dance theater’s collaboration with Pulitzer Prize-winning cartoonist Art Spiegelman and award-winning musician Dan Zanes for its current season at the Joyce Theater, July 12-August 7. Program 1, Hapless Hooligan in "Still Moving" features Pilobolus dancers interacting live with Spiegelman's drawings. Program 3, Contradance, is a collaboration with Dan Zanes.
Friday, July 09, 2010
Bellies up! New York's first large-scale bellydancing conference pops its hips on the Lower East Side this weekend.
Friday, June 25, 2010
Wednesday, June 23, 2010
Peter Martins, New York City Ballet’s Ballet Master in Chief, discusses the NYCB’s new season, and its centerpiece, “Architecture of Dance – New Choreography and Music Festival.” It features scores by Thierry Escaich, Jay Greenberg, and Bruno Moretti, and Esa-Pekka Salonen, and new choreography by Melissa Barak, Mauro Bigonzetti, Peter Martins, Wayne McGregor, Benjamin Millepied, Alexei Ratmansky, and Christopher Wheeldon. More information about the 2010 season and tickets here.
Friday, June 11, 2010
Wednesday, June 09, 2010
There are works for orchestra, works for the dance, and works with electronics on this New Sounds show, including selections from Joseph C. Phillips Jr. ’s work, "Vipassana," which, in the Pali language of early Buddhist texts, means "insight."
Tuesday, June 01, 2010
Tony-nominated choreographer Karole Armitage has danced for George Balanchine and Merce Cunningham, worked for the celebrated film team of Merchant and Ivory, and choreographed music videos for Madonna and Michael Jackson. Once dubbed "the punk ballerina" for her postmodern edginess, she has been directing operas and ballets throughout Europe and recently choreographed the Broadway revival of “Hair.”
Friday, May 21, 2010
Friday, May 07, 2010
By Cary Barbor
Earlier this year, we blogged the spectacular season opener of the Metropolitan Opera: a gorgeous (and perhaps scandalous) production of Bizet’s 'Carmen.' I was fortunate to see the final performance last weekend -- and while I must admit that opera has never been one of my ...
Wednesday, May 05, 2010
Nominations for theater's Tony awards have been announced, and three productions have taken the majority of the nominations. The revival of August Wilson’s “Fences” received 10 nominations, the musical version of the classic drag comedy “La Cage aux Folles” snapped up 11: the same number as “Fela!” It's a depiction of the life of Nigerian composer and political activist Fela Kuti.
Friday, April 30, 2010
Friday, April 02, 2010
Friday, March 26, 2010
By Leital Molad : Senior Producer, Studio 360
Tuesday, March 23, 2010
By Cary Barbor
We all know that the Internet has its drawbacks. (Why do I know that Sandra Bullock's husband cheated on her? Why does a certain relatives think I enjoy videos of kittens?) But its power to aggregate—pulling material from across time and around the world—can still knock your socks off. I ...