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Articles By: Steven Weisz

The Ultimate Guide to Dance at FringeArts 2016

The Ultimate Guide to Dance at FringeArts 2016

by Steven Weisz for The Dance Journal The Fringe Festival, presented by FringeArts, is a 17-day, city-wide celebration of innovation and creativity in contemporary performance. Each September, the Festival explodes into every nook and cranny in neighborhoods across Philadelphia and […]

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Review – The 28th Inhale Performance Series

Review – The 28th Inhale Performance Series

photo credit: dancer Tony Rhodes by Tom Weir by Steven Weisz for The Dance Journal On May 13th, I had the privilege of attending the 28th Inhale Performance Series held at CHI Movement Arts Center in South Philadelphia. Whether you […]

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In Process – PhiladelphiaDANCE.org’s new residency program to have its first showing with Sam Tower + Ensemble

In Process – PhiladelphiaDANCE.org’s new residency program to have its first showing with Sam Tower + Ensemble

photo credit: Kate Raines by Steven Weisz for The Dance Journal In January of 2016, PhiladelphiaDANCE.org launched a new initiative, In Process, a residency program for Philadelphia based dance artists. This goal of this program is to focus on contemporary […]

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A Few Shared Moments with Kun-Yang Lin & Dancers

A Few Shared Moments with Kun-Yang Lin & Dancers

photo credit: Frank Bicking by Steven Weisz for The Dance Journal Kun-Yang Lin’s home season at the Prince on Saturday, April 16th marked a new revitalized spirit for both the company and its choreographer.  While the program highlighted three premieres, […]

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New Sales Tax On The Arts in Pennsylvania Looms Again

New Sales Tax On The Arts in Pennsylvania Looms Again

by Citizens For The Arts In Pennsylvania The PA budget negotiations have regressed to a degree that should be of great concern to you as a supporter of arts and culture. Senate and House Republicans have dismissed an increase in […]

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The Nutcracker and Other Favorites – Our Annual Holiday Guide to Dance in Philadelphia

The Nutcracker and Other Favorites – Our Annual Holiday Guide to Dance in Philadelphia

With its unforgettable music, enchanting story and the vivid imagery, “The Nutcracker” has become synonymous with the holiday season. It is a classic tradition that has weathered the test of time, captivating audiences’ hearts and minds for generations. Philadelphia offers […]

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BREAKING NEWS: Eastern University is set to close its Dance Department

BREAKING NEWS: Eastern University is set to close its Dance Department

by Steven Weisz for The Dance Journal The Dance Journal has learned that Eastern University, a Christian liberal arts university in St. Davids, Pennsylvania, has decided to eliminate its dance program. Under the guise of budget and faculty cuts, it […]

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The Cost of Self-Producing in FringeArts

The Cost of Self-Producing in FringeArts

by Steven Weisz for The Dance Journal This is the first time in fifteen consecutive years that I am not presenting in FringeArts, a “city-wide celebration of innovation and creativity in contemporary performance” which occurs in Philadelphia each year for […]

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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

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, engage, and educate audiences. BMFI is a non-profit community […]

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FringeArts announces dance curated programming for 2015 Fringe Festival

FringeArts announces dance curated programming for 2015 Fringe Festival

The 2015 Fringe Festival explodes into every nook and cranny of Philadelphia from September 3rd-19th. Performances take place in a variety of locations but the FringeArts’ waterfront location will remain the anchor of the Festival, staging late night programming every […]

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