Growing up in Miami, Step Afrika! dancer Misha Michel often helped out in her family’s soul food restaurant, Freedom Wingz. She was in college when she first started cooking herself. “Mostly because I wanted to try new dishes and find different ways to have tasty, healthy meals,” she says. Today, her favorite way to mix […]
Here are the latest promotions, appointments and departures, as well as notable awards and accomplishments, from the last month.
Dance organizations across the country have been planning ways to celebrate Juneteenth since well before it was declared a federal holiday by Congress this week. June 19 marks the date on which news of the Emancipation Proclamation reached Galveston, TX, more than two years after the Civil War was declared over and enslaved people in […]
The ’20s might just be beginning, but the dance world hasn’t lost any momentum. Here are five performances for a roaring start to the decade. The Air We Breathe Mariana Valencia in her Yugoslavia Ian Douglas, Courtesy Blake Zidell & Associates NEW YORK CITY In her new evening-length, Mariana Valencia pays homage to the Mexican […]
Here are the latest promotions, appointments and transfers, plus notable awards and accomplishments from the last month. Comings & Goings Tigran Mkrtchyan has joined Boston Ballet as a soloist, Chisako Oga as a second soloist. At English National Ballet, Aitor Arrieta, Katja Khaniukova and Ken Saruhashi have been promoted to first soloist, Julia Conway, Daniel […]
Raise your hand if you’ve ever gotten sucked down an informational rabbit hole on the internet. (Come on, we know it’s not just us.) Now, allow us to direct you to this new project from Google Arts & Culture. To celebrate Black History Month, they’ve put together a newly curated collection of images, videos and […]