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  • Balanchine on the bill for San Francisco Ballet's opening program
    Balanchine on the bill for San Francisco Ballet's opening program
    This season, San Francisco Ballet celebrates Helgi Tomasson’s 30th anniversary as artistic director, and opens the first program with Balanchine's Serenade - a perfect choice for a Company which “ranks as one of the leading...
  • Bolshoi Ballet’s ‘Swan Lake’ live in cinemas
    Bolshoi Ballet’s ‘Swan Lake’ live in cinemas
    The Bolshoi Ballet brings its magnificent production of Tchaikovsky’s Swan Lake to over 500 cinemas across North America this Sunday.Starring prima ballerina Svetlana Zakharova - described by The Telegraph as “one of the great balletic...
  • Marie Varlet
    Marie Varlet on life as a Milwaukee Ballet II dancer and their upcoming showcase
    Today, Jan. 24. The Milwaukee Ballet's second company, Milwaukee Ballet II, will showcase their talent in both classic and new pieces at the South Milwaukee Performing Arts Center. This is Milwaukee Ballet II's only mainstage performance,...
  • SF Ballet gala 2015
    San Francisco Ballet season launched
    The state of San Francisco Ballet is exceptionally strong.A capacity audience of some 3,400 (including standees) celebrated the gala opening of the 2015 season Thursday night in the War Memorial Opera House. No group of stone-faced, dyspeptic...
  • 305 Fitness
    5 New York City fitness classes you need to try this year
    If you want to keep your New Year’s resolution to get in shape in 2015, you don't have to hit the gym — instead, opt for one (or more!) of these totally fun, inspiring fitness classes instead. From dance to spin to barre, these...
  • Afro-Cuban dance comes to Balboa Park
    Dance with the master in Balboa Park
    Culture. Museums. Events. Architecture. Theater. Gardens. Food.The list goes on. Balboa Park is a mixture of all the best things. Nestled in that list is dance, and the Centro Culturo de la Raza is a strong force in keeping dance in Balboa Park...
  • The Bolshoi Ballet's "Romeo and Juliet" ballet at Tinseltown
    The Bolshoi Ballet's "Romeo and Juliet" ballet at Tinseltown
    Who has not been touched by the classic Shakespearean story of the star-crossed lovers who abandoned family, friends, and even life itself to be together? And who can portray this tale of love better than the Bolshoi Ballet themselves?Tinseltown...
  • Satar and Bongos at Creative Alliance
    Baltimore Man Makes Lasting Impact on African Band
    Benin, Burkina Faso, Cape Verde, The Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Ivory Coast, Liberia, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, SIERRA LEONE, Togo. Sixteen countries that line the coast of West Africa.This is the area filled with blood...
  • 'Song of Eva Perón' is a good introduction to music and dance of tango
    'Song of Eva Perón' is a good introduction to music and dance of tango
    In Southern California, Argentine tango dancers are spoiled. Some of the top Argentine tango dancers are based here: Miriam Larici and Leonardo Barrionuevo, Sandor and Parissa, Carlos Barrionuevo and Mayte Valdes, Gloria and Claudio Otero. Tango...
  • U-Jam Instructor Shannan Kelly or "Sweaxxy"
    Get your U-Jam on with Sweaxxy - U-Jam is on the move in America
    U-Jam, a cardio athletic funky dance fitness program, that originated out of California's Bay area, has arrived in San DiegoCounty.Transplanted from the Bay Area to San Diego Shannan Kelly---her U-Jam nickname is "Sweaxxy" a...
  • Gia Cacalano in performance
    Gia Cacalano awarded Small Arts Initiative from the Heinz Endowments
    Gia Cacalano is a Pittsburgh dancer, teacher, and choreographer whose work has landed her the title of local “Improv Queen” by the Pittsburgh Post Gazette.While many dancers in town use improvisation as a choreographic tool, and some...
  • Wendy Whelan’s ‘Restless Creature’ debuts in San Francisco
    Wendy Whelan’s ‘Restless Creature’ debuts in San Francisco
    San Francisco Performances presents former New York City Ballet star, Wendy Whelan, in her critically acclaimed collaborative work Restless Creature. Wendy Whelan - described as “a national treasure” by sources such as The New York...
  • Halau I Ka Leo Ola o Na Mamo
    Hula Kahiko at Kilauea with Halau I Ka Leo Ola o Na Mamo
    Na Kumu Kekoa and Pelehonuamea Harman and Halau I Ka Leo Ola o Na Mamo share hula kahiko at Ka'auea beside Kilauea Volcano from 10:30 am to 1:00pm this Saturday.Ka'auea is the location where Hi'iakaikapoliopele made love to Lohi'...
  • Belly dance your way to fitness at local community colleges
    Belly dance your way to fitness at local community colleges
    Want to get in shape for 2015? Start out with a bit of body embracing belly dancing and do it on the cheap—by taking a class from the artistic director of Mandala Danceworks, Karin Lynge Jensen. Jensen teaches belly dance, Pilates and yoga...
  • Beth Liebowitz & Artists
    Triskelion Arts: Mei Yamanaka Works and Beth Liebowitz & Artists
    Last week from Jan. 8-11, Brooklyn's Triskelion Arts presented a split bill program featuring the work of up-and-coming choreographers Jesse Phillips-Fein, Mei Yamanaka, Ayano Elson, and Beth Liebowitz. The opening night performance at the...