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Dancing Strong at New York City Ballet
|Posted on May 31, 2023 at 7:40 AM||comments (35)|
Standing (and Dancing) Strong at New York City Ballet
A flurry of debuts. The return of Sara Mearns. Performances that lingered after the curtain fell. Here are the highlights from a packed spring season.
Bob's dance, 'flash Bobs'
|Posted on May 24, 2023 at 3:25 PM||comments (58)|
Meet Bob’s Dance Shop, ‘World-Class Vibe Curators’
The group brings the inclusive spirit of viral dance challenges out into the fresh air with its joyfully queer “flash Bobs.”
Oliver! on Broadway Review
|Posted on May 8, 2023 at 9:05 AM||comments (167)|
‘Oliver!’ Review: Tunes, Glorious Tunes, in a Grimly Cheerful Revival
The Encores! production, directed by Lear deBessonet, looks to deepen and darken a musical that resists the change. But it’s still delightful.
The Wild Life and Times of Harrison Ball
|Posted on May 2, 2023 at 8:00 AM||comments (40)|
The Wild Life and Times of a Soon-to-Be Former City Ballet Dancer
Harrison Ball is retiring. After battling addiction, he is engaged to Zac Posen, serious about acting and grateful for his career.
https://www.nytimes.com/2023/04/28/arts/dance/harrison-ball-retiring-new-york-city-ballet.html?action=click&algo=bandit-all-surfaces-variants-shadow-lda-unique-diversify-time-cutoff-30&alpha=0.05&block=trending_recirc&fellback=false&imp_id=160160424&im...Read Full Post »
New York Jets 2023 Draft
|Posted on April 29, 2023 at 2:20 PM||comments (26)|
Lets Go J E T S !
Boom Times for Miguel Gutierrez
|Posted on April 14, 2023 at 9:25 AM||comments (124)|
Boom Times for Miguel Gutierrez, an Artist of Ordered Excess
Gutierrez, whose work often calls attention to the precariousness of life in the performing arts, is experiencing a period of midcareer abundance.
TikTok Dance Is Dead (Maybe).
|Posted on April 11, 2023 at 9:10 AM||comments (14)|
TikTok Is Dead (Maybe). Long Live TikTok Dance.
Dance on the app has become more niche and more professionalized, but in the larger world TikTok-style dance has gained a toehold.
National Ballet of Canada
|Posted on April 1, 2023 at 11:00 AM||comments (25)|
Review: A Trip From Light to Dark With the National Ballet of Canada
The company returned to New York City Center with recent works by Crystal Pite and David Dawson, along with a vintage offering by Kenneth MacMillan.
Vail Dance Festival
|Posted on March 25, 2023 at 9:00 AM||comments (2)|
Vail Dance Festival’s Season to Feature New Work by 10 Choreographers
A group of eclectic performers will gather to perform new and old dances. Adji Cissoko, a member of Alonzo King’s Lines Ballet, will be the artist in residence.
https://www.nytimes.com/2023/03/15/arts/dance/vail-dance-festival-season.html?action=click&algo=bandit-all-surfaces-time-cutoff-30_impression_cut_3_filter_new_arm_5_1&alpha=0.05&block=more_in_recirc&fellback=false&imp_id=8...Read Full Post »
'Kubrick by Kubrick'
|Posted on March 23, 2023 at 10:10 AM||comments (1)|
‘Kubrick by Kubrick’ Review: Stanley Plays Himself
A primer on the filmmaker’s career and interests won’t offer much that will surprise even mild obsessives, but it does pierce some of the mystique.
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