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  1. Ed Banger Icon Busy P Returns With the 'Genie' Video & EPRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Hypebeast.com

    It's been a huge week for music, and now a modern dance icon has returned to enter into this weekend's whirlwind of releases. Resurfacing after five years of silence, Ed Banger star Busy P has returned with a new single titled "Genie."

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  2. Northrop cancels dance event after visa delayRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Star Tribune

    ... Company, a four-year-old troupe whose international profile has risen quickly thanks to an unusual fusion of modern dance, martial arts and hip-hop. Northrop had filed a visa petition in October on behalf of the seven dancers, three technicians, a ...

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  3. Mark Morris Dance Teams with CBA for Accompaniment Training ProgramRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... pianists. This pilot phase will be free to participants, who will be trained to accompany ballet and modern dance technique classes and provide assistance in finding employment in the field of dance accompaniment. For the second round, slated for ...

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  4. Alvin Ailey Dance Theater: A stunning treat is on the wayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Orlando Sentinel

    There are some lucky folks in Central Florida right now. That's because they have tickets to Monday night's Alvin Ailey Dance Theater performance at the Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts.

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  5. BWW Dance Top Stories You Might Have Missed This Week - February 24th, 2017Read the original story

    Friday | BroadwayWorld.com

    The venerable Martha Graham Dance Company, founded 91 years ago in 1926, is thriving anew after getting past protracted legal battles following modern dance pioneer Graham's death and coping with the loss of historical material during Hurricane Sandy in 2012. Much of the credit for the success of the current iteration of the troupe goes to Janet Eilber, a former Graham principal who has been at the helm as Artistic Director since 2005.

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  6. "Game Changers" transforms modern danceRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Daily Journal/Sunday Journal

    Joffrey Ballet's production "Game Changers" undoubtedly transforms the art of dance, mixing three very different modern-day ballets - from romance to futurism to the Chinese zodiac. The performance is an ensemble of three ballets performed one after another: the romantic "Fool's Paradise" opens, followed by postmodernist "Infra," then Chinese-zodiac-inspired "Year of the Rabbit" for the finale.

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  7. BWW Preview: Human Abstract at Louisville BalletRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... which, if memory serves, is a first for the Louisville Ballet, though the venue is a frequent host to leading modern dance companies performing in Louisville. The evening's title comes from William Blake's poem of the same title; other literary ...

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  8. We Asked Real Dancers If They Would Wear These Period-Proof Leotards From ThinxRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Refinery 29

    ... the company's new releases earlier this month, along with a performance by the all women's New York City-based modern dance group MICHIYAYA in which each dancer was wearing one of the aforementioned leotards or unitards. Sure, the new gear looked ...

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  9. Alvin Ailey American Dance TheaterRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 23 | Miami New Times

    Alvin Ailey is considered a modern dance pioneer not only for blending African and European traditions in his choreography but also for his consistently talented and racially diverse company. Even after his death, the Alvin Ailey Dance Theater is an international force.

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  10. Your Top 9 Things to Do: Feb. 23-March 1Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 23 | Sarasota Magazine

    ... Albanez's stirring Suite EspaA ola , op. 47. Thank the Sarasota Ballet for bringing one of the world's great modern dance troupes, the Paul Taylor Dance Company, to town. The response from local dance lovers has been so overwhelming-five ...

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  11. E'town native, 'Disney Live!' performer sharing journeyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 23 | Turret

    ... and video clips of her work. A graduate of John Hardin High School in Elizabethtown, Antle earned a B.F.A. in modern dance, with honors, from the University of South Florida. While pursuing her undergraduate degree, she performed in France and ...

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  12. Photo Coverage: Barbican Theatre Presents the UK Premiere of Blanca Li Dance Company's ROBOTRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 23 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... in 2013 at the Montpellier Dance Festival and has since played in over 100 theatres. It has just received Best Modern Dance Show at the Lunas del Auditorio awards in Mexico and following its Barbican run, Robot continues its world tour to China and ...

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  13. A Week Of Dance: Riverdance, Urban Bush, BODYTRAFFICRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 22 | CTNow.com

    ... Bush Women bring "Walking With 'Trane" to the Wesleyan Center for the Arts March 3. (Julieta Cervantes) The modern dance troupe Urban Bush Women keeps a list of "core values," including "validating the individual," "catalyzing for social change," ...

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  14. Talent Extravaganza: Honors veterans, hosts newcomersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 23 | Martinsburg Journal

    ... I loved 'Soul Train' and 'American Bandstand,'" "I can't say I've been formally trained, but I have taken some modern dance while at college at Shepherd University. I've been taking some impromptu dance classes at Dharma Yoga studio in Winchester, ...

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  15. Martial arts? Dance? Yoga? Nia is all that and more - and it's in LittletonRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 22 | Denver Post

    ... course of a session can be one heck of a cardio workout, borrows from tai chi, taekwondo and aikido as well as modern dance, jazz dance and other styles. Elements of yoga, the healing arts and body awareness techniques round out the multifaceted ...

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  16. Visions of Hemingway: Dance company and composer interpret - The Old Man and the Sea'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 22 | HeraldSun.com

    In Ernest Hemingway's "The Old Man and the Sea," Santiago, an old fisherman, dreams of his boyhood in Africa where he saw lions playing like cubs on the beach. Chances are, Hemingway never dreamt that the Cuba he loved, lived and fished in would ever produce a modern dance company that would create a work based on his 1952 novella that won him a Pulitzer Prize in 1953 and figured into the Nobel Prize in Literature he received in 1954.

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  17. The 21 Best Things to Do in Miami This WeekRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 22 | Miami New Times

    Alvin Ailey is considered a modern dance pioneer not only for blending African and European traditions in his choreography but also for his consistently talented and racially diverse company. Even after his death, the Alvin Ailey Dance Theater is an international force.

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  18. Choreographer Bianca Falco Aims to Raise Awareness of Italian Environmental DisasterRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 21 | BroadwayWorld.com

    "Terra dei Fuochi / Land of Fires" is an environmental performance project blending modern dance, music and documentary theater to tell the story of Campania Felix, an area in Italy north of Naples that suffered devastating loss of life due to a scandal-ridden toxic waste disaster. The piece is a three-person dance with multimedia drawn largely from life stories of mothers in the region whose children "have become angels too quickly."

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  19. Repertory Dance Theatre presents DABKERead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 21 | BroadwayWorld.com

    Repertory Dance Theatre, a revolutionary institution of modern dance, will close their 51st season of revolutionary modern dance with DABKE , April 6-8, 2017 at the Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center. Recognized by The New York Times as one of Alastair Macaulay's TOP TEN DANCE FAVORITES OF 2013, Zvi Gotheiner's "Dabke" is based on a Middle-Eastern dance often performed at weddings, holidays and community celebrations.

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  20. Le Patin Libre, dancing on iceRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 21 | The Martha's Vineyard Times

    ... skaters who wanted to transform their athleticism into a means of free expression. "The idea is sort of like modern dance standing up to ballet in a way," says Mr. White, who stresses that the performances will be very different from traditional ...

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