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Is Jack Cole the Greatest Choreographer You’ve (Probably) Never Heard Of?

On Monday September 10th Turner Classic Movies will devote an evening to the movies of Hollywood jazz choreographer Jack Cole. The presentation will be hosted by my friend, Los Angeles Times dance critic and founder of the blog, Arts Meme, … Continue reading

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PURO DESEO, PNB AT THE GUGGENHEIM, BALANCHINE LEOTARDS AND ROBBINS & ASTAIRE

Photo of Luciana Achugar’s Puro Deseo, from NYTimes, taken by Chad Batka. You guys, I am really sorry but there are several things I’ve seen lately that I don’t have time to write about. So, I’m linking to other writers’ … Continue reading

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THE GIRL NEXT DOOR? NO, MELISSA RYCROFT IS MORE LIKE A GLAMOROUS OLD-TIME HOLLYWOOD STARLET!

Well, I was on a train late last night and missed watching the Dancing With the Stars semis on TV. Now I realize how hard the show makes it for you to catch re-runs. Geesh. Rickey doesn’t have everything posted, … Continue reading

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New York City Ballet: Robbins, Chiaroscuro, and Sebastien Marcovici

(photo of Jock Soto in Chiaroscuro by Paul Kolnik, borrowed from Ballet Co.) Methinks with Seth and Nikolaj now gone, Sebastien Marcovici has kind of taken over as NYCB’s hunky male dancer. He shone in two of my favorite ballets … Continue reading

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