Classical Dance

Weavers, designers showcase exquisite collection at Tripura Fashion Week in Agartala

Agartala: To give a platform and encourage the numerous boutiques and indigenous artisans of the region, the Rignai Fashion Clan on Saturday organized Tripura Fashion Week at Agartala Town hall. Tripura Tribal Welfare & Handloom minister Rampal Jamatia inaugurated Tripura Fashion Week. The opening show at Tripura Fashion Week was presented by celebrity designer Yana …

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GV dance professor performs at ArtPrize – Grand Valley Lanthorn

GVL / Macayla Cramer Carolyn Pampalone Rabbers, an adjunct professor of ballet at Grand Valley State University, will be performing at ArtPrize 2022. The performance consists of an improvisational warm-up along with a choreographed piece with herself and her company’s dancers. Rabbers is the Executive Arts Director of her own dance company “CPR Dance: Inhale …

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Whatever Happened to Middlebrow Culture?

Somewhere between mass culture and elite culture lies a murky, often maligned intermediate, middlebrow culture. Often derided as pretentious and bourgeois and maligned as mediocre, pedestrian, conformist, and second-rate, middlebrow culture achieved its heyday between the 1930s and the 1950s, as many newly middle-class American adults sought to achieve a semblance of cultural polish and …

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Offshore Wind Summit, Django by the Sea: Community events this week

State of the City forum in Rochester ROCHESTER — The Greater Rochester Chamber of Commerce will present a State of the City breakfast forum on Tuesday, Sept. 27 from 7:30 to 9:30 am Sponsored by Eversource, this program will feature an update and an opportunity to learn about Rochester’s future by Rochester Mayor Paul Callaghan …

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Schubert Club Mix season opens with an innovative 24-cube collaboration piece – Twin Cities

Amidst the Richardsonian Romanesque pillars of the Landmark Center in downtown St. Paul, a cohort of dancers, musicians and a poet came together for a collaboration that asked, “What is an instrument?” It was the first presentation of the Schubert Club Mix season, a series put together by the Schubert Club that pushes traditional music …

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Dance review: Instruments of Dance

Before introducing a triple bill created by still-living choreographers, Artistic Director David Hallberg emphasizes the relevance of dance today in his pre-curtain address. Instruments of Dance features work from Wayne McGregor (The Royal Ballet), Alice Topp (The Australian Ballet) and Justin Peck (New York City Ballet). It is a wildly exciting work, embodying Hallberg’s vision …

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Dancing Shakespeare’s Dark Lady | Oregon ArtsWatch

Claudia Monja as Black Lucy and Owen Thorne as the Bard in “Great Performances: Black Lucy and The Bard.” Photo: Heather Thorne For the past couple of weeks or so, thanks to my computer and television screens, I’ve been pretty much glued to Elizabethan England, specifically the reigns of Elizabeth the First and Elizabeth the …

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BIIANCO Dives Deep Into Her Productions, Activism, and More

BIIANCO sat down with us ahead of their set at Same Same But Different and talked about their live sets, upcoming releases, and more! LA-based producer and multi-instrumentalist BIIANCO has been picking up heavy momentum in recent years. A classically trained pianist from the age of five, BIIANCO combines a strong foundation in musicianship with …

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Kyiv City Ballet review: At Auditorium Theatre, troupe brings youthful zest to the grand Russian classical style

The Auditorium Theater was packed Saturday night for the first of two performances by Ukraine’s Kyiv City Ballet. With Russia’s invasion of Ukraine still raging, gold and blue Ukrainian flags hung in the lobby and the colonnade leading to the Auditorium. But inside the theater itself, the atmosphere paid the highest compliment possible to a …

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