Posts Tagged ‘Dance’

City Week: April 23–April 29

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Friday, April 23 Staff Support—Bank Street College’s staff council presents benefit concert “Friday Night Live,” featuring several stand-up comics, performers and hip-hop artists. Performers include Vladimir Caamano and Damien Lemon, co-producers of Comedy on the Hump at the Laugh Lounge; Julia Ahumada Grob, who has toured internationally with her one-woman show (HER)EVOLUTION; and Younas Melless, [&hellip
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City Week: April 16–April 22

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Friday, April 16 Waller Tribute—Jazz at Lincoln Center presents “The Music of Fats Waller,” part of the Fats Waller Festival. Under the musical direction of composer, arranger and saxophonist Andy Farber, a cast of musicians performs a retrospective of his short career. Entertainer Ben Vereen serves as host. Waller was known as a gifted stride [&hellip
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City Week: March 12-March 18

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Friday, March 12 Blend—Annabella Gonzalez Dance Theater presents Juntos, a series of dance pieces for the spring season. The program includes three world premiere pieces, as well as dances from the company’s repertoire, which blends European and American music with Latin-style dances. Manhattan Movement Arts Center, 248 W. 60th St., 212-722-4128; 8 p.m., $12 to [&hellip
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Arm Sweeps, Curlicues and Castanets

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In 1965, Liliana Morales, a young aspiring dancer, showed up at a New York audition with the legendary Flamenco dancer Jose Greco. She was on her lunch break from her temp job as a legal secretary. Without changing her business suit, she executed a few dance steps for the famed dancer, and instantly landed a [&hellip
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