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New Street Dance Group & The Radical Sound Bring the Fringe to Port Richmond

New Street Dance Group & The Radical Sound Bring the Fringe to Port Richmond

August 20, 2015 at 6:42 am

Modern dance company New Street Dance Group has teamed up with DC-based new music ensemble The Radical Sound to bring a performance experience that begs the question: “Just...

Behind The Lens – Bill Hebert »

Photo by Bill Hebert

A visit to Invisible River 2015

August 30, 2015 at 4:58 pm

So i’ve known Alie Vidich the main force behind Invisible River for at least five plus years and sadly this year was the 1st time I attended Invisible River. Bad photographer....

Lew’s Danceland – Lew Whittington »

Editorial: Dancing around the glass closet

Editorial: Dancing around the glass closet

August 18, 2015 at 8:46 am

by Lewis Whittington for The Dance Journal During gay pride parades in June there was the usual spirited dancing in the streets, but this year proved an even more jubilant...

Gregory King – Dance on a Thin Line »

Scratching The Surface – Green Light for the 2015 Philly Fringe Festival

Scratching The Surface – Green Light for the 2015 Philly Fringe Festival

August 26, 2015 at 12:20 pm

Gunnar Montana (Purgatory) – Photo by Bill Hebert by Gregory King, Visiting Professor of Dance at Swarthmore College for The Dance Journal The Philadelphia Fringe Festival...

What Kat Saw – Kat Richter »

Preview: Koresh Come Together Festival

Preview: Koresh Come Together Festival

July 15, 2015 at 7:10 pm

Koresh Dance Company by Frank Bicking by Kat Richter for The Dance Journal It’s Wednesday, just after noon. Roni Koresh sits on a chair in a corner of the Rittenhouse...

Bryant’s Dance Medicine and Science – Janine Bryant »

The Aging Dancer – A Three-Part Series

The Aging Dancer – A Three-Part Series

August 15, 2015 at 6:47 pm

  photo credit: feedthebeauty.com By Janine Bryant for The Dance Journal The dancer-athlete is susceptible to the same wear and tear on the body as an athlete who participates...

Chrysta’s Reflections »

Photo from Kim Brandt

Review: Kim Brandt’s Silhouette

July 11, 2015 at 10:38 am

by Chrysta Brown for The Dance Journal Like most performing arts supporters, I am used to walking into a theater knowing what to expect.  This is a story about a princess...

Jane Fries »

Jonathan Burrows and Matteo Fargion: Blurring the Border Between Music and Dance

Jonathan Burrows and Matteo Fargion: Blurring the Border Between Music and Dance

June 10, 2015 at 3:06 pm

Photo credit:  Herman Sorgeloos by Jane Fries for The Dance Journal Considering the fact that Jonathan Burrows is a choreographer and Matteo Fargion is a composer, it is...

Special Features »

A Waltz in the Woods with Maddie Gardella and Philadelphia Dance Photo Project

A Waltz in the Woods with Maddie Gardella and Philadelphia Dance Photo Project

August 14, 2015 at 6:30 pm

by Juan Irizarry for The Dance Journal Recently the Morris Arboretum of the University of Pennsylvania installed a new stick-work sculpture created by Patrick Dougherty....

Partner Publication – FringeArts »

Hot Spontaneous Performers: Interview with David Zambrano on Soul Project

Hot Spontaneous Performers: Interview with David Zambrano on Soul Project

July 28, 2015 at 1:03 pm

“Since the beginning of my career as a choreographer, I have always selected a group of international individuals. I like the idea that everything we have created in dance...

Dance On Film »

9 Dance Films Coming To The Bryn Mawr Film Institute That Are Not To Be Missed

9 Dance Films Coming To The Bryn Mawr Film Institute That Are Not To Be Missed

August 15, 2015 at 8:13 am

For this Fall and Winter, the Bryn Mawr Film Institute (BMFI), located at 824 W. Lancaster Avenue in Bryn Mawr, PA, is offering up nine new dance films that will entertain,...

Action, Advocacy & Creative Economy »

Your help is needed to preserve Grants to the Arts

Your help is needed to preserve Grants to the Arts

July 6, 2015 at 3:49 pm

Governor Tom Wolf vetoed the budget bill presented to him by the General Assembly. This is the first time in 40 years that a budget bill was vetoed completely.  Gov. Wolf...

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