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Val Caniparoli's "Tears": A World Premiere at San Francisco Ballet

Sean Martinfield | Posted 04.22.2014 | San Francisco
Sean Martinfield

Program two at San Francisco Ballet opened this week with a triple-bill of works commissioned by the company including the world premiere of Val Caniparoli's Tears and an encore of two more from the previous season.

Shock and Awe From Wayne McGregor | Random Dance in FAR

Carla Escoda | Posted 03.23.2014 | Arts
Carla Escoda

Wayne McGregor's FAR, which came to the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts in San Francisco this past weekend, was reportedly conceived in collaboration with cognitive scientists at the University of California, San Diego. We'll take their word for it.

Is Beauty Enough, or Do We Need Meaning? (An Adventure at the Ballet)

Carla Escoda | Posted 04.06.2013 | Arts
Carla Escoda

Ballet To The People lured her date to a performance of San Francisco Ballet's season opener with the promise that she would sit through the Super Bowl with him the next day.

Bolshoi Ballet Cancels 'Rite Of Spring' After Acid Attack

Posted 01.31.2013 | Arts

The Bolshoi Ballet is canceling its new performance of "The Rite of Spring" after the violent attack of artistic director Sergei Filin. The production...

The World of Fashion Film Meets Contemporary Dance: Eudon Choi AW12 (VIDEO)

Crane.tv | Posted 11.17.2012 | Arts
Crane.tv

By merging highly creative and sometimes even conceptual ideas with brands and commerce, fashion film has taken the foreground in intellectualizing advertisements while representing one of the world's fastest growing online trends.

The Australian Ballet's Infinity at the Koch Theater

Margaret Fuhrer | Posted 06.17.2012 | Arts
Margaret Fuhrer

Maybe TAB's dancers just needed to forget for a moment that they were ballet dancers, subject to ballet's oppressive standards -- because it was when they put on face paint and body paint, loincloths and headdresses, that they looked most like a world-class ballet company.

Gareth Pugh: Dance and Design

Trisha Andres | Posted 06.12.2012 | Arts
Trisha Andres

Photo by Bill Cooper. Courtesy of ROH. It was difficult to say no to the Royal Opera House's resident choreographer, Wayne McGregor, says Gareth Pu...

Mark Ronson Is Scoring A Ballet

The Huffington Post | Gazelle Emami | Posted 02.23.2012 | Home

Mark Ronson is the latest in a growing line of musicians to wander over to the high culture side of the playing field. The DJ/producer, known for his ...

SF Ballet's Onegin: Intensely Dramatic With 'Devilish' Choreography!

Katita Waldo | Posted 01.25.2012 | San Francisco
Katita Waldo

Choreographically, the ballet is devilish and the partnering is unbelievably hard! The biggest challenge though, is to master the choreography while transcending the difficulty of the steps to tell the story.

TenduTV: Arts Ambassador for the Future

Jennifer Edwards | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Jennifer Edwards

While the commodification of art has been an uncomfortable notion for the art world, creators should get online and make art more accessible.

"Reflections" Superb Prima Ballerinas

Debra Levine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Debra Levine

"Reflections," a showcase for seven Russian-trained prima ballerinas debuts at the Orange County Performing Arts Center in Costa Mesa, California, on ...

Culture Zohn: Dancing With the Outliers

Patricia Zohn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Patricia Zohn

2010-05-17-outsidepull.jpg Wayne McGregor, an outlier himself, wants bodies to "misbehave." This energetic, sexy ballet, informed by architecture, shows how.

Thank God It's Thursday: The High Strung Plays Guantanamo Bay, Beyoncé Discounts What You Pay, and Woody Allen's So Far Away

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

This installment of Thank God It's Thursday plucks some recent press releases (left mostly intact) that might make you say "OMG" or "WTF", or possibly, "Swear you'll never, ever do this again."