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Damian Woetzel

CultureZohn: Tiler Peck And Robert Fairchild: Dancing As Fast As They Can

Patricia Zohn | Posted 09.22.2014 | Arts
Patricia Zohn

"You have to practice finishing," Tiler reminds the toe students after a series of turns, "you can't just stop in mid-step and freeze." A good lesson for life as well as ballet.

Smoky Skies, Rx Mozart & Our American Evolution

Camille Zamora | Posted 09.17.2013 | Arts
Camille Zamora

Prescription Mozart is my shorthand for the leveraging of art's transformative power in the service of healing. It is a vision in which artistic expression -- collaborative, open-sourced and radically welcoming -- is once again positioned as central to human wholeness and societal harmony.

Yo-Yo Ma Heads To Anacostia

Posted 12.04.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- A ticket to see Yo-Yo Ma at the Kennedy Center on Monday night started at $50 and went up to $175. But for a few lucky elementary school...

In Conversation With Damian Woetzel, Artistic Director of the Vail International Dance Festival

Adria Rolnik | Posted 09.26.2012 | Arts
Adria Rolnik

VIDF has grown into one of the most renowned summer festivals in the world and has been widely acclaimed for its innovation.

Is New York Still a Home for Artists? Or My Home... So to Speak?

Kalup Linzy | Posted 05.28.2012 | Arts
Kalup Linzy

Unlike my early days in New York, I no longer roam the boroughs attending opening after opening, party after party, all night conversations in some random artist loft/apartment/space (the after after party). It sounds great because it was great. It was also more distracting than inspiring.

Kerry Washington Aims To Adopt Failing Schools

AP | BRETT ZONGKER | Posted 06.23.2012 | Education

WASHINGTON — Sarah Jessica Parker, Kerry Washington and Forest Whitaker are adopting some of the nation's worst-performing schools and pledged M...

Two Nights At Tully: Professor Hawking, Yo-Yo Ma & Kids With Fiddles

Richard Z. Chesnoff | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Richard Z. Chesnoff

I had the distinct delight last week of spending consecutive musical nights at the magnificent new Alice Tully Hall.

Science and the Arts to Meet Up Tonight in New York

Jane Levere | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Jane Levere

The worlds of science and the arts -- which don't frequently intersect -- will meet tonight in New York, at the opening gala of the World Science Festival.