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Freedom Through Art: ‘The Pig or Vaclav Havel’s Hunt for a Pig’ in NYC

The Pig or Vaclav Havel's Hunt for a Pig. Photo by Carol Di Tosti

This rollicking jubilee embraces cross-cultural and social revolution and reminds us of the importance that our inner spirit brings to sustaining our social and cultural freedom. Read More »

Dance Theatre Review (Singapore): ‘The Nutcracker’

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The lead dancers shined in their roles, executing complicated and tricky footwork, pirouettes, and other movements with aplomb. Read More »

Dance-Theater Review: ‘Nutcracker Rouge’

(L-R): Shelly Watson as Madame Drosselmeyer, Laura Careless as Marie-Claire and Jeff Takacs as Monsieur Drosselmeyer in Nutcracker Rouge, photo by Phillip Van Nostrand

This burlesque take on the classic ballet is for dance aficionados, lovers of the comfortably outlandish, and anyone who appreciates spectacular creativity. Read More »

Interview: Heidi Zolker and Aaron Yap of Singapore Dance Theatre’s ‘The Nutcracker’

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It's a 'Nutcracker' set in Shanghai at the turn of the last century. Read More »

Interview: Jereh Leong and Max Chen of Singapore Dance Theatre’s ‘Passages’

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Two innovative choreographers discuss their work. Read More »

Dance-Theater Review (NYC): ‘A Rite’ at BAM

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"The Rite of Spring" descends on Brooklyn in an exciting new context. Read More »

Dance Review (Singapore): ‘Masterpiece in Motion’ by Singapore Dance Theatre

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An over-reliance on ballet made this year's production less dynamic than last year's more varied program. Read More »

Interview: Singapore Dance Theatre’s Nanase Tanaka

Nanase Tanaka, dance from Singapore Dance Theatre's upcoming Masterpiece in Motion

This year, 'Masterpiece in Motion' will present Balanchine, African-inspired dance, and a modern work by Dutch choreographer Nils Christe. Read More »

Culture Review (NYC): Jazz Age Lawn Party

The Dreamland Follies, featuring Gregory Moore

For two summertime weekends, revelers and dancers in costumes from the 1920s and '30s take over New York's historic Governors Island. Read More »

Music Review: ‘Dances of Port Said’ by Mohammed El-Bakkar and His Oriental Ensemble

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This release is an important intro to Middle Eastern music, with a particular emphasis on the area's open air markets, which operate literally night and day, and to the travelers coming from all over the globe to trade there. Read More »