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During Its Fifth Season, Jessica Lang Dance Returns to the Joyce Theater

Alexandra Villarreal | Posted 06.21.2016 | Arts
Alexandra Villarreal

Julie Fiorenza stands stationary -- completely frozen, stuck in an eternity of (dis)quiet. In the silence of her body lies a secret tension, a brooding psychology paradoxical to the simplicity of her one-legged stance, and her stillness begs for movement.

"Tesseracts of Time" Explores Time and Space Through Dance and Architecture

Alexandra Villarreal | Posted 11.10.2015 | Arts
Alexandra Villarreal

Time and space: these are the boundaries that control our behavior. We exist in a moment and place that settle us into the perceived concreteness we call reality, fighting abstraction with an emphasis on the mundane.

After 17 Years of Devotion, Ella Baff Exits Jacob's Pillow

Alexandra Villarreal | Posted 08.20.2016 | Arts
Alexandra Villarreal

But while Baff's physical imprint on the property has been huge, it's her realized vision of Jacob's Pillow as a breeding ground for art that has made the largest impact on dance.

'The Wanderer': A New Genre of Story Ballet by Jessica Lang

Alexandra Villarreal | Posted 08.10.2016 | Arts
Alexandra Villarreal

Thankfully, with The Wanderer, Jessica Lang Dance gently challenges our egos. The company escapes our 21st-century frenzy for individualism to capture the dominance of nature in Lang's first evening-length work.

Dance Celebration Dances on With Stellar Line-Up

Lew Whittington | Posted 12.21.2014 | Arts
Lew Whittington

Those unabashedly buff Ballet Boyz, late of the Royal Ballet; kick off the 2014-15 Dance Celebration season this month as part of artistic director Randy Swartz's programming that includes performances with seven international companies.

Upcoming Award Show -- Honoring Celebrities: Film and Television

Pamela Glasner | Posted 08.11.2014 | Entertainment
Pamela Glasner

Question: What do science fiction, fantasy and horror have in common? Answer: they are the genres honored annually, for the past four decades, by the Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror Films.

PHOTOS: Jessica Lange Is Still Incredibly Stunning

Posted 08.05.2013 | Style

We're sure Paul McCartney didn't have someone as stunning as Jessica Lange in mind when he sang of a balding, helpless 64-year-old in "When I'm 64." ...

Ballet San Jose Bows to Modern Masters

Carla Escoda | Posted 06.23.2013 | Arts
Carla Escoda

Ballet San Jose closed out its season this weekend with a powerful reminder of the influence of Merce Cunningham on today's choreographers. Not a hint of narrative on display in Program 3, just a series of fascinating comments on what dance is and why it moves us.

Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival: Then and Now

Christopher Duggan | Posted 12.08.2012 | Arts
Christopher Duggan

When the From the Horse's Mouth program was presented this summer, taking advantage of the connection to Ted Shawn's Men Dancers was a no-brainer.