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Resilience and the Arts

Lane Harwell | Posted 09.16.2014 | New York
Lane Harwell

This National Preparedness Month, New York's arts and cultural communities continue responding to superstorm Sandy, which hit the state nearly two ye...

Here to Change the World: Emerging Artists Turn Downtown Dreams Real at University Settlement and The Door

Jaime Lubin | Posted 07.30.2014 | New York
Jaime Lubin

The emerging artists from US and The Door have certainly made an indelible impression on how I think about the world -- here's hoping they continue to do so for a lifetime.

Keep New York City Dancing

Phil Chan | Posted 08.04.2013 | Arts
Phil Chan

We are more than tutus and tiaras when you want a night out on the town. We are New Yorkers. Living, working, making, learning, teaching. We pilot educational models that are replicated worldwide. We help maintain the city's reputation of being the dance capital of the planet.

Sean Curran, Choreographer, Uses Literature to Inspire Movement

Scott Alexander Hess | Posted 01.25.2013 | Arts
Scott Alexander Hess

I've only shared the stage once with the astounding Bessie Award-winning choreographer Sean Curran -- and I'll never forget it.

DuBois N The Hood: Choreographer Mashes Up Iconic Film And Book

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 11.20.2012 | Arts

For his latest dance project, choreographer Kyle Abraham drew inspiration from two iconic sources: the John Singleton film "Boyz N The Hood" and W.E.B...

Jonah Bokaer and Anthony McCall's ECLIPSE at BAM Fisher

Margaret Fuhrer | Posted 09.10.2012 | Arts
Margaret Fuhrer

Dance in the round is rich with possibility. Each viewpoint offers a chance to present a different aspect of the moving body, with no one angle being definitively "right" or "best."

A Cure for Depression

Michael Kaiser | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Michael Kaiser

Just as I was feeling very pessimistic at the lack of spark and creativity I observe from many of our arts organizations, I visited Dance NYC, a very small but remarkable service organization in New York.

Merce Cunningham Dies At 90... Photos

AP | POLLY ANDERSON | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Text from AP... click here for updates. Slideshow compiled by Huffington Post's Jessica Gusman NEW YORK -- Merce Cunningham, the avant-garde dancer...