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BWW Review: GRUPO CORPO's BACH & GIRA Brings Inexhaustible Ecstatic Exuberance to BAM PhotoBWW Review: GRUPO CORPO's BACH & GIRA Brings Inexhaustible Ecstatic Exuberance to BAM
by Cindy Sibilsky - February 3, 2019

BWW Review: GRUPO CORPO's BACH & GIRA Brings Inexhaustible Ecstatic Exuberance to BAM
Camille A. Brown's INK to Continue Peak Performances' 2017-18 'Works by Women' Season PhotoCamille A. Brown's INK to Continue Peak Performances' 2017-18 'Works by Women' Season
by BWW News Desk - November 28, 2017

Peak Performances continues its acclaimed 2017-2018 season of works by women with ink, from award-winning choreographer and TED Fellow Camille A. Brown, February 1-4, 2018, at the Alexander Kasser Theater at Montclair State University.
Native Earth Indigenous Dance Begins 3/30
by BWW News Desk - March 28, 2017

Native Earth Performing Arts is proud to present Niimi'iwe, their 2nd annual Indigenous Dance Double Bill. An Ojibwe word meaning 'to host dance,' Niimi'iwe is a three-night dance series featuring powerful contemporary Indigenous dance works - and a world premiere - from Thursday March 30 to Saturday April 1 in Aki Studio.
Ailey Extension Presents 'World Dance Performance Workshops', 4/9
by BWW News Desk - March 24, 2017

Ailey Extension's annual World Dance Performance Workshops kick off the week of April 9th, bringing together all communities to celebrate and share rich heritages from around the world. For eight weeks, students will be immersed in traditional dance styles and cultural rhythms through weekly two-hour workshops taught by renowned Ailey Extension instructors. All levels are welcomed and encouraged to participate in the range of workshops from NY Style Mambo to Afro-Cuban to West African. The experience culminates with a performance open to family, friends, and fans at The Ailey Citigroup Theateron Saturday, June 10 at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, June 11 at 2 p.m.
Brooklyn Center For Performing Arts Presents Return Of STEP AFRIKA!, 4/1
by BWW News Desk - March 20, 2017

Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts at Brooklyn College continues its 2016-17 season with the much-anticipated return of Step Afrika! on Saturday, April 1, 2017 at 8pm.
BWW Review: Celebrating Advocacy through the Arts with the INTERNATIONAL HUMAN RIGHTS ARTS FESTIVAL
by Caryn Cooper - March 13, 2017

The International Human Rights Arts Festival took place on the weekend of March 3-5, 2017 at Dixon Place in New York City. The festival featured more than 70 artists producing more than 40 events, all oriented in the theme of advocacy. Artistic media ranged from theater, dance, music, photography, film, spoken word, and much more. This festival is under the curation of Tom Block, Jessica Chen, Karla Puno Garcia, Julia Levine, Heather Robles, and Thomas Tsai.
BWW Interview: Bessie Award-Winning Choreographer Joya Powell
by Caryn Cooper - February 23, 2017

Joya Powell is the 2016 Bessie Award winner for Outstanding Emerging Choreographer and Artistic Director of the acclaimed Movement of the People Dance Company. She along with a number of other artists across artistic mediums such as theatre, dance, spoken word, music, photography, literary arts, discussions, and more will showcase their work at the International Human Rights Arts Festival. This unique event, in conjunction with the Institute of Prophetic Activist Art, builds on the idea of using art to raise awareness of different social, cultural, and political issues through a thoughtful lens of beauty and critical thinking. Produced and curated by arts activists Tom Block, Jessica Chen, and Karla Puno Garcia, brings the program to the Big Apple, being the first arts-advocacy festival of its kind in New York City, to Dixon Place on March 3-5, 2017.