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Company Ea Sola “Drought and Rain Vol. 2” Yerba Buena Center for the Arts San Francisco Feb 6-7, 2008 http://www.ybca.org/ Company Ea Sola is a French-Vietnamese fusion. Thematically, things are 100% Vietnamese—there still seems to be no escape from  ...

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Vanessa Zahorian and Kristin Long in Balanchine's Divertimento No. 15. Photo: Erik Tomasson. Diamonds (from Jewels) (1967) Music: Tchaikovsky, Choreography: George Balanchine, Costumes: after Karinska, Staged by Elyse Borne with Principal Coaching by Suzanne Farrell. A couple  ...

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Armitage Gone! Dance Connoisseurs of Chaos The Joyce Theater Jan 22-27, 2008 http://www.joyce.org/ http://www.armitagegonedance.org/ Frances Chiaverini and Matthew Branham. Photo: Julieta Cervantes Over the years, Karole Armitage has held a mirror to cultural trends. She danced with  ...

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“Anna Halprin: At the Origin of Performance” An Exhibition at Yerba Buena Center for the Arts Originally produced by the Musée d’Art Contemporaing de Lyon. Curator: Jacqueline Caux. January 18-April 6, 2008 Yerba Buena Webpage It is no small  ...

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Compañía Nacional De Danza 2 Choreographer and Artistic Director Nacho Duato A Dance at the Music Center Production Ahmanson Theatre, Los Angeles Music Center May 18 – 20, 2007 website Standing ovations have become overworked clichés in Los  ...

Joffrey Ballet – review

Cal Performances is doing a big Twyla Tharp orgy this fall, with Tharp works offered by three big companies on tour--Joffrey Ballet, American Ballet Theater, and Miami City Ballet, all in the same month—quite the programming coup. The Joffrey Company  ...

The Seagull – review

The Seagull Adapted by Boris Eifman From the play by Anton Chekhov Performed by Eifman Ballet of St. Petersburg March 7-11 (Anna Karenina March 10-11) Cal Performances, Berkeley C The Kirov it isn’t. St. Petersburg’s “other” ballet  ...

Shen Wei Dance Arts – review

Shen Wei is a New York based modern dance choreographer who came to the form after a childhood spent as an apprentice at the Hunan State Xian Opera Company and, later, serious self-education in Western painting and sculpture. This immersion  ...