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Nine dancers in blue jumpsuits onstage in a line leaning towards stage right
Watching the choreography of Aszure Barton is like watching the physical unfurling of the human psyche. Under her direction, every muscle and nerve ending of the dancers seems emotionally charged,...
Washington, DC The Liz Lerman Dance Exchange performing The Matter of Origins . Photo by Jaclyn Borowski At the National Science Foundation building in Arlington, Virginia, an exciting conference has been taking place over the last two days on the intersection of life sciences and arts: Symbiotic...
Los Angeles, California Lula Washington. Photo courtesy Lula Washington Dance Theatre Lula Washington, dancer, choreographer, teacher, and founder and artistic director of the Lula Washington Dance Theatre has been inspiring people with her mix of contemporary modern and African-American dance...
Sacramento, CA Dancers from Sacramento Ballet perform on the street for free to better connect with the community. Photo courtesy of Sacramento Ballet Innovation Since coming to Sacramento with roots in New York and Los Angeles, I am continually inspired by being part of a community reaching for...
The nation's capital is one of the most culturally diverse cities in the country, boasting more than 175 foreign embassies, residences, chanceries, and diplomatic missions. This diversity extends further into...
Two dancers in the studio with right right arms and legs extended out to side
Like many others across the country, each morning Mary Bischoff wakes up between 6:30 and 6:45 am. Bischoff frets over what to wear to work, makes lunch, plays with her...
March 17, 2010 Oakland, CA Tomorrow Rocco wraps up the California leg of the Art Works Tour with a visit to Oakland, home to such diverse arts organizations as KITKA Women?s Vocal Ensemble, Stagebridge, and New Village Press. Also based in Oakland, Oakland's AXIS Dance Company defies easy...
Perhaps no past president has inspired artwork by so many artists as Abraham Lincoln. From poetry to drama to the visual arts to symphonic music, numerous artists have made art that celebrates, investigates, and endeavors to understand the complicated 16th president. Joining their ranks is the...
November 13, 2009 Washington, DC Adam Sitton and Zach Hoesly, cast members from Eastlight Theatre?s production of Rent , worked with a number of fellow cast and crew members, as well as other artistic citizens, to create a video that highlights some of the ways that art works in Peoria, Illinois. [...
Jason Samuels Smith on stage trying out a step while Pandit Chitresh Das look on approvingly
As choreographers/dancers in the traditional arts, Pandit Chitresh Das and Sophiline Cheam Shapiro have feet in the past as well as the future. Both lead dance companies in their respective...

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