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REVIEW: Merián Soto’s SOMOS

REVIEW: Merián Soto’s SOMOS

Photo credit: Lindsay Browning By Alexi Davenport for The Dance Journal Choreographer and associate professor of dance at the Esther Boyer College of Music & Dance at Temple University, Merián Soto offered a culmination of her seven year work on […]

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Merián Soto to present the culmination of her 7-year Branch Dance Series with the monumental SoMoS

Merián Soto to present the culmination of her 7-year Branch Dance Series with the monumental SoMoS

Renowned choreographer Merián Soto presents the culmination of her 7-year Branch Dance Series with the monumental SoMoS, bridging nature and the urban landscape, in the North Philadelphia barrio on October 12, 2012, as part of Taller Puertorriqueño’s free performance series, […]

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Dance labs and academic vamping

Dance labs and academic vamping

REVIEW: Philadelphia Dances (Selected works) Arts Bank, June 16, 2012 by Lewis Whittington for The Dance Journal Photos by Bill Hebert The choreographers who presented work in Philadelphia Dances at the Arts Bank, are all dynamic in their own right […]

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Merián Soto – Performance Practice announces Wissahickon Reunion

Merián Soto – Performance Practice announces Wissahickon Reunion

Merián Soto/Performance Practice announces Wissahickon Reunion,  a one-year cycle of 4 Branch Dance performances  that will take place in Philadelphia’s Wissahickon Valley Park.  The series, will  consist of four outdoor performances, one each season spanning from  October 2011- June 2012.   […]

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Bodies of Text

Bodies of Text

Bodies of Text is a series of collaborative dance performances and art exhibitions tied to the book and its interdisciplinary interpretations.   Premiering as a part of the 2011 Philadelphia International Festival of the Arts and its theme of Paris 1911, […]

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The Pew Center for Arts and Heritage Announce 2011 Dance Advance Grant Recipients

The Pew Center for Arts and Heritage Announce 2011 Dance Advance Grant Recipients

Nine local dance artists and organizations receive $929,000 in funding The Pew Center for Arts & Heritage through Dance Advance has awarded a total of $929,000 to nine outstanding and adventurous dance projects. The grantees represent four dance companies, two […]

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Philadelphia has a new music and dance festival – BLINDSPOT

Philadelphia has a new music and dance festival – BLINDSPOT

Photo by Bill Hebert, BH Photos Bowerbird and Ladybird are excited to introduce BLINDSPOT, a festival of music and dance taking place at Philadelphia’s historic Christ Church and Neighborhood House from February 24, 2011 through March 6, 2011.  Highlights of […]

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Jumatatu Poe’s idiosynCrazy productions FLATLAND 2010

Jumatatu Poe’s idiosynCrazy productions FLATLAND 2010

Local dance/theatre company, idiosynCrazy productions, premieres its newest evening-length venture, FLATLAND 2010, at the Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts as part of the ByLocal Series.  FLATLAND, directed by choreographer Jumatatu Poe, will be presented on January 15, 2011, at […]

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Forever Young: Jumatatu Poe Explores the Immortal Image

Forever Young: Jumatatu Poe Explores the Immortal Image

Posted By : Live Arts Festival & Philly Fringe 28-year-old Jumatatu Poe is ready to be old. “It’s a tactile thing–I want to know what it feels like,” he explains. But growing old doesn’t sound so bad when you think […]

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2010 Philadelphia Live Arts Festival Dance Line-up Announced

2010 Philadelphia Live Arts Festival Dance Line-up Announced

The 2010 Live Arts Festival brings world-class contemporary dance to Philadelphia while continuing to cultivate the work of the region’s top choreographers.  Visiting artists include the celebrated New York-based choreographer Lucinda Childs, who will present the Philadelphia premiere of her […]

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