Posts Tagged ‘Valerie Gladstone’

City Arts: In Search of Lost Jazz

Written by Our Town Downtown on . Posted in Our Town Downtown, Theater

SearchLostJazz600 ‘Cotton Club Parade’ brings back musical history  By Valerie Gladstone Cotton Club Parade opens with the robust Jazz at Lincoln Center All Stars, directed by Daryl Waters, swinging into “I Can’t Give You Anything but Love,” “I’ve Got the World on a String” and “Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea,” offering a tantalizing [&hellip
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All Along the Lines

Written by City Arts on . Posted in Arts & Film, Our Town, West Side Spirit

Alonzo_King Alonzo King’s Ballet at the Joyce BY VALERIE GLADSTONE When Alonzo King established LINES Ballet in 1982 in San Francisco, few believed he could maintain a new company in the city where the San Francisco Ballet had long captured the area’s ballet audience. Moreover, King did not conform to the typical ballet artistic director—he grew up [&hellip
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Spanish Steps

Written by City Arts on . Posted in Arts & Film, Arts West Side Spirit, West Side Spirit

By Valerie Gladstone Corella’s Barcelona Ballet Fulfills a Dream Many great ballet dancers dream of starting their own companies, though few get the opportunity. Even as he performed with American Ballet Theater, Angel Corella was plotting to establish a ballet company in his native Spain. Unlike most European countries, Spain had never been able to [&hellip
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