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1) Hottest Articles on BWWDanceWorld.com from 2/23/2014 - 3/2/2014 Photo Flash: Inside Dance Theatre of Harlem's 2014 Vision Gala, Honoring Patti LaBelle
by BWW News Desk - February 26, 2014

Dance Theatre of Harlem (DTH) held its 2014 Vision 2014 Gala on February 25th at Cipriani 42 in New York City. As Dance Theatre of Harlem celebrates its 45th Anniversary, this year's gala was themed 'Live the Moment' and raised $700,000, $75,000 of which resulted from the entertaining live auction conducted by Audrey Smaltz, with the proceeds benefitting the DTH School's Next Generation and Community Engagement Funds. Honorees were Grammy Award-winning recording artist Patti LaBelle with the Arthur Mitchell Vision Award; dance educator and arts advocate Jody Gottfried Arnhold with The Carl and Lily Pforzheimer Foundation Medal; and Goldman, Sachs & Co. senior partner Valentino D. Carlotti with the inaugural Virtuoso Award. The evening's honorary chair was Billy Joel (not in attendance). Scroll down for photos! (more...)


2) Hottest Articles on BWWDanceWorld.com from 2/23/2014 - 3/2/2014 Ohio State Students to Perform in China Next Month
by BWW News Desk - February 26, 2014

Nearly 30 students from The Ohio State University - including jazz musicians, dancers, and rappers - will travel to China March 7-17 to share their uniquely American art forms with audiences in cities and universities - and even an Embassy -- throughout China. The endeavor is funded by a U.S. State Department $50,000 grant and privately raised funds. The grant was awarded to the Center for American Culture collaboratively directed by Ohio State and Wuhan University (WHU) in Hubei Province, where students will perform, in addition to various other regions of China largely unfamiliar with the U.S. These include cities such as Nanning, Xinxiang, Shenyang, and Changchun. (more...)


3) Hottest Articles on BWWDanceWorld.com from 2/23/2014 - 3/2/2014 Ballet du Grand Theatre de Geneve to Return to The Joyce Theater, 3/25-30
by BWW News Desk - February 24, 2014

The Joyce Theater is pleased to present the return of Ballet du Grand Theatre de Geneve from March 25 - 30 following its critically acclaimed Joyce debut in 2007 and return in 2012. For this engagement, the company will present the New York premiere of Glory, an evening-length work by internationally lauded choreographer Andonis Foniadakis. (more...)


4) Hottest Articles on BWWDanceWorld.com from 2/23/2014 - 3/2/2014 BWW Reviews: Fans of NEW YORK CITY BALLET 'See the Music' of Three 20th Century Violin Concertos
by Sondra Forsyth - February 24, 2014

Balanchine once said, "See the music, hear the dance". The audience at the Koch Theater on the afternoon of February 22nd 2014 had the opportunity to do exactly that when the works of three very different choreographers brought treasured violin concertos to life. Kudos to Concertmasters Arturo Delmoni and Kurt Nikkanen, who offered admirable solo violin performances. (more...)


5) Hottest Articles on BWWDanceWorld.com from 2/23/2014 - 3/2/2014 New York City Ballet to Present Piece d'Occasion by JR, 4/29-5/4
by BWW News Desk - February 26, 2014

New York City Ballet announced today that JR, the prize-winning artist and creator of NYCB's 2014 Art Series installation, The Eye of New York City Ballet, will next collaborate with the Company on an original theatrical work that will premiere on Tuesday, April 29, on the opening night of the Company's 2014 Spring Season. (more...)


6) Hottest Articles on BWWDanceWorld.com from 2/23/2014 - 3/2/2014 STAGE TUBE: Sisters in Wheelchairs Win Dance Competition
by Stage Tube - February 25, 2014

Sisters Gracie Latkovski, 9, and her sister, Quincy, won the Jamfest Dance Super Nationals in Convington, Kentucky this weekend. (more...)


7) Hottest Articles on BWWDanceWorld.com from 2/23/2014 - 3/2/2014 Franklin School's Ballet Conservatory to Perform with Metrowest Symphony, 3/9
by BWW News Desk - February 24, 2014

Ballet Conservatory dancers from the Franklin School for the Performing Arts (FSPA) will perform Sergei Prokofiev's Peter and the Wolf and Benjamin Britten's The Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra with the Metrowest Symphony Orchestra, under the baton of Music Director Peter L. Cokkinias. The collaborative performance is part of the Hopkinton-based Orchestra's "Artists in Bloom" Family Concert, to be presented on Sunday, March 9 at 3 p.m. at the Joseph P. Keefe Technical School Auditorium, 750 Winter Street, in Framingham. The program also features Aaron Copland's Outdoor Overture and Maurice Ravel's Tzigane, with 16-year-old violin soloist Elizabeth Kim, winner of the Orchestra's annual Young Artist Competition. (more...)


8) Hottest Articles on BWWDanceWorld.com from 2/23/2014 - 3/2/2014 Metropolitan Ballet & Settlement Music School Perform Perform Tonight at Kurtz Center
by BWW News Desk - March 01, 2014

Metropolitan Ballet Company (MBC) and students from Settlement Music School will present their annual collaborative performance tonight, March 1, 2014 at 7:00 pm at the Kurtz Center of William Penn Charter School, 3000 West School House Lane, Philadelphia, PA. (more...)


9) Hottest Articles on BWWDanceWorld.com from 2/23/2014 - 3/2/2014 The School of American Ballet Announces 2014 Winter Ball, Celebrating 80th Anniversary, 3/3
by BWW News Desk - February 24, 2014

The School of American Ballet (SAB) announces the 2014 Winter Ball at Lincoln Center's David H. Koch Theater on Monday, March 3, 2014, sponsored by legendary French jewelry Maison, Van Cleef & Arpels for the seventh consecutive year. Cocktails begin at 7pm and dinner will commence at 8pm, followed by The Encore dessert and dancing at 9pm. Attire is black tie. To purchase tickets, a table, or for more information, please contact Natalie Schweizer at nschweizer@sab.org or (212) 769-6610. (more...)


10) Hottest Articles on BWWDanceWorld.com from 2/23/2014 - 3/2/2014 BWW Interviews: Sara Webb Talks U.S. Premiere of ALADDIN Ballet
by David Clarke - February 23, 2014

As Houston Ballet was putting the finishing touches on their production of David Bintley's mesmerizing ALADDIN, I got the opportunity to talk with Houston Ballet Principal Sara Webb. On the night before the production opened at The Wortham Theater Center, we discussed the U.S. Premiere of the ballet and her career. (more...)



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