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Is the iPhone the New Proscenium? Questions for 21st-Century Dancemakers

Phil Chan | Posted 05.05.2015 | Arts
Phil Chan

In 1877, Thomas Edison invented the phonograph, the first device that could reproduce pre-recorded sounds. Before this, the only exposure people had to music was live, either in a recital hall or at home in a chamber music setting.

'Flashdance' Is Now 30 Years Old

Posted 04.15.2013 | Entertainment

April 15 marks the 30th anniversary of the release of "Flashdance." Starring Jennifer Beals as Alex Owens, "Flashdance" tells the story of a young ...

Dance. Dance. Revolution!

Brett Berk | Posted 09.25.2012 | Entertainment
Brett Berk

This weekend, the fourth movie in the spectacularly successful Step Up franchise opens in theaters and joins a lengthy history of pictures -- which we will loosely call Dance-Off movies -- tackling social justice issues.