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The latest in all media     Books The Astaires: Fred & Adele By Kathleen Riley. Oxford University Press. 272 pages. 50 photographs. $27.95. He said “tomAHto” while she said “tomAYto,” but their contrasting personalities and sublime dancing made them the toast of the town. No, it wasn’t classy Fred and sexy Ginger in Hollywood, […]

Vital Signs

Moving Across America Dancers put blood, sweat, and tears into their work every day. Why not join together to show the greater public your passion? The 2012 National Dance Week, which aims to raise the profile of dance all over the country, kicks off April 20. This year, NDW is coordinating a national flash mob, […]

The Colors of Fall

The fall season’s bittersweet tone con­tains beginnings, endings, and, as always, anniversary celebrations. Classics and new works populate the dancescape, along with a strong showing of international troupes. The Merce Cunningham Dance Company wraps up its legacy tour with stops in Seattle, Oct. 27–29; at Stanford Lively Arts, Nov. 1; the University of Notre Dame, […]

Dance Matters: Curiouser & Curiouser

Place yourself, for a moment, in Christopher Wheeldon’s shoes. Working in tandem with the National Ballet of Canada (in part to share the huge costs), The Royal Ballet asks you to create the company’s first full-length production in 16 years. What’s more, the company has commissioned its first full-length score in two decades. The pressures […]

The Royal Ballet

The Royal Ballet // Wheeldon’s Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland // Royal Opera House, Covent Garden // London, England // February 28–March 15, 2011 // Reviewed by Barbara Newman Lauren Cuthbertson as Alice and Sergei Polunin as the Knave of Hearts. Photo by Johan Persson. Courtesy The Royal Ballet.   Nothing appeals to the British ballet […]

Comings & Goings

BalletMet Columbus artistic director Gerard Charles will become the ballet master of the Joffrey Ballet in Chicago this July. Charles served as the head of BalletMet for over a decade and has been with the company for 26 years. He will continue to work with BalletMet in order to launch its 2012–13 season this August. […]

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