Tag Archives: Dance

Largest Festival of Colors in Jersey City & Hoboken This Weekend

New York, N.Y. The largest festival of colors celebration in America, Surati Holi Hai, will attract more than 15,000 revelers from all over the world and span across two neighboring East Coast cities – Hoboken and Jersey City – this weekend. The day-long event on Saturday, June 15, 2019, will promote peace, equality and unity through cultural diversity, color play, a color walk, live […]

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Art Triumphant: Our Foundation’s Artist-in-Residence on Cuban Ballet

New York, N.Y. I first met the accomplished South African native Nan Melville about a decade ago through the Indo-American Arts Council where I was on the Board. Nan is a photographer and filmmaker extraordinaire, having won first prize in the Nikon Nissan International Travel Photography, among other photographic awards. Nan at National Ballet Pressrom 2016 Festival. Ever […]

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The Experience of Nourishment: What does it feel like to grow up?

Brooklyn, N.Y. It’s not every dance show that serves you chicken broth on your way into the space. It’s a peculiar sort of welcome, but one that tracks perfectly with Nourishment: What does it feel like to grow up? Although calling Nourishment a dance show is perhaps too limiting; the program describes the site-specific performance […]

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Dance Meets Journalism: Brick by Brick Dance’s New Work Addresses the Immigrant Experience

New York, N.Y. It takes a certain skill to make a piece of art addressing current events or a sociopolitical issue—say, refugees and immigration—without losing the art in the process. It takes another to be an effective enough collaborator to combine two mediums—say, dance and film—without either losing their vibrancy or ceding interest to the […]

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One for the Ladies: inQuad at Dixon Place

New York, N.Y. Dixon Place, a performing arts venue in Lower Manhattan, has a reputation for unpredictable offerings. But inQuad, a split bill contemporary dance series created by Inclined Dance Project to feature the work of four up-and-coming female choreographers, is becoming a familiar presence amongst the venue’s August offerings. The third iteration, presented August […]

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An Exercise in Empathy: cullen + them’s Spring Messaround

New York, N.Y. MESSAROUND /mehs-ah-round/ n. a creative social experiment; an open, radical event where we make a mess of what we think we know about others; a place to mingle, move, listen, and experience a collision of ideas. This is how cullen + them, the choreographic project of native New Yorker Hannah Cullen, defines […]

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Pool Play 2.0—This Is Not A Theatre Company

New York, N.Y. Given the freezing weather that has continued to plague New York City into March, spending a Saturday evening sitting poolside, feet dangling in the water, seems a strange way to pass the time. But This Is Not A Theatre Company (a group I’ve previously seen throw an immersive theatre house party and […]

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Take Root at Green Space: Kaley Pruitt Dance and URBAN/TRIBE

Queens, N.Y. In January, Green Space’s monthly curated performance series, Take Root, hosted Kaley Pruitt Dance and U R B A N / T R I B E. The former presented a clever dance theatre duet that used comic book tropes to meditate upon friendship; the latter showed a physically and emotionally demanding contemporary dance […]

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