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Caitlin Corbett continues
"I'm Mrs. Abstract, but Elvis has it!" says Boston dance maker Caitlin Corbett.
| March 19, 2013
Ten Spring dance performances
From the age of five, when he and his little brother Gregory took their first lesson from Henry LeTang, Maurice Hines Jr. has been a showbiz hoofer.
| February 28, 2013
Remembering the Past: Zoe Dance In Past Is Prelude
How do we remember the past?
| February 26, 2013
Love is a many splendored thing: Mesma Belsare's upcoming solo recital
Mesma Belsare is a border-crosser.
| January 30, 2013
Nicole Pierce walks The Walk
Dance maker Nicole Pierce was working the glue gun, constructing mossy objects, papier-mâché thingamabobs and items that she could hang from a net hoisted across the Art Deco balconies of the South End's Villa Victoria Center for the Arts.
| January 16, 2013
Boston’s winter dance scene: Tapping and walking, stomping and flying
Boston's winter dance scene dips into the past, climbs onto the cutting-edge, and hosts guests from Spain, Brazil, Montreal and Copenhagen.
| December 26, 2012
Outer moves, inner beauty: Looking back on the year in Boston dance
Here, in no particular order, are some of the highlights of the year in Boston dance.
| December 14, 2012
Boston Ballet's Nutcracker: Visions of Sugarplums
Boston Ballet's stunning re-visioned Nutcracker is the best $2 million–plus investment this company has ever made.
| December 07, 2012
Matthew Guerrieri on duh duh duh DUM
In The First Four Notes: Beethoven's Fifth and the Human Imagination (Knopf), Matthew Guerrieri, music critic for the Boston Globe , calls the iconic duh duh duh DUM opening "short enough to remember and portentous enough to be memorable."
| December 05, 2012
Interview: Chet Walker Revisits Bob Fosse's 'Pippin'
Magic To Do
Michael Jackson didn't invent the moonwalk. Bob Fosse did.
| November 21, 2012
Ryan Casey and Lorraine Chapman: looking up, looking back
Lexington native Ryan P. Casey makes audiences look way, way up: at 6' 9", this fresh-faced 21-year-old senior at NYU's Gallatin School of Individualized Study has already appeared on So You Think You Can Dance , and performed with tap innovator Michelle Dorrance.
| October 31, 2012
Boston Ballet: falling Awake
Almost every dance by Jorma Elo opens with men rushing from the wings and erupting in big, climactic leaps.
| October 31, 2012
Apsara are the heavenly dancers of Khmer mythology, the shape-changing nymphs whose bas-relief images have adorned the walls of the temple of Angkor Wat since the 12th century.
| October 25, 2012
Lar Lubovitch dance company at the Citi Shubert Theatre
Originally a visual artist, choreographer Lar Lubovitch "paints the music in space" so that the stage acts as a vibrant canvas and his ensemble often coheres in a single robust or mesmerizing gesture.
| October 17, 2012
Talking to Sherman Alexie
The people who made Spokane Indian writer Sherman Alexie's semi-autobiographical The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian the second-most censored book of 2010 didn't realize they were doing him a favor, he told us.
| October 09, 2012
Sequence 8: Out of the Box
When acrobat Colin Davis appears at the beginning of Sequence 8 in the role of a suit-and-tie-wearing radio announcer, a kind of Ira-without-Glasses, he is introducing acrobatics with a meta-narrative.
| October 02, 2012
A Glimpse Beyond: Cemetery Gaits
Two newcomers enter the paradisiacal garden that will be their final resting place.
| September 20, 2012
Ten dance shows for fall
Young powerhouse dancer-choreographer Kyle Abraham brings his company to Boston in its area debut.
| September 19, 2012
Interview: Karole Armitage dances with Marie Antoinette
Karole Armitage jettisoned her sobriquet as the "punk ballerina" years ago, but the Tony-nominated former Merce Cunningham dancer continues her edgy choreographic foray with her contributions to the upcoming world premiere of playwright David Adjmi's Marie Antoinette, a coproduction of the American Repertory Theater and the Yale Repertory Theatre.
| August 31, 2012
From the Horse's Mouth at Jacob's Pillow and Two Alike at the ICA
Dancing the Y Chromosome
A lot has changed for American men dancers since Jacob's Pillow founder Ted Shawn felt he had to replace the sissified image of the ballet danseur with brawny "tillers of the fields."
| July 17, 2012
The Current Issue
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| March 24, 2013 at 11:09 AM
Mo Takes His Turn
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| March 18, 2013 at 3:22 PM
See this film series: The Belmont World Film Series @ Studio Cinema in Belmont
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| March 18, 2013 at 11:00 AM
See this film: This is Spinal Tap [with post-film talk by expert from Acoustical Society of America] @ the Coolidge
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