Tag: dance

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Queen Meets the Ballet World

The music of Queen is especially suited to the ballet world. Over 20 years ago, one visionary choreographer brought them together.

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Ailey: More Robust Than Ever

The new offerings from the Alvin Ailey dance company are powerful and poignant, with dances that take on some interesting topics in surprising ways.

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A Ballerina’s Big Gamble

One of the great ballerinas of our time is (sort of) coming out of retirement for one special dance. Alessandra Ferri is also proving age is just a number.

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Becoming Michael Jackson

Spike Lee’s second biopic on Michael Jackson captures the King of Pop as he struggles to rise above the child star label, move past the family dynamic, and develop his own vision.