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Merilyn Jackson’s FringeArts Picks

September 1, 2014 Merilyn Jackson 0

By Merilyn Jackson For The Dance Journal The FringeArts curated dance seems to be going for quality over quantity with some big ticket choreographers this year: Pennsylvania Ballet                                       p 47 FringeArts 140 N. Columbus […]

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Rethinking Dance Writing

August 7, 2014 Merilyn Jackson 2

by Merilyn Jackson for The Dance Journal Many years ago, on a plane, I was talking to the men in my row when they asked what I did. I said I was a dance writer. […]

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An Interview with Merilyn Jackson

August 20, 2013 Steven Weisz 2

by Steven Weisz for The Dance Journal Merilyn Jackson has been writing regularly on dance for The Philadelphia Inquirer since 1996 and prior to that on dance, theater, food, travel and Eastern European and Latin […]

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REVIEW: Ties That Bind at the Bride

December 5, 2011 Steven Weisz 0

By Merilyn Jackson FOR THE INQUIRER “Ties that Bind,” seen at the Painted Bride over the weekend, exemplified, through the choreography of three Philadelphia dance makers, just how this  dance community creatively pools its resources. […]

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REVIEW: Koresh Dance Company

December 2, 2011 Merilyn Jackson 0

By Merilyn Jackson FOR THE INQUIRER What a wonderful thing when a city’s audience base sustains an arts organization for two decades or more. Koresh Dance Company’s 20th anniversary year is upon us, and the […]

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REVIEW: BalletX

November 18, 2011 Merilyn Jackson 0

By Merilyn Jackson for The Inquirer BalletX opened its fifth season at the Wilma Theater on Wednesday with a triple bill sparkling with surprising and lovely performances by company newcomers and more-senior members. A new […]

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Thunderous reception for 4 dance works

May 10, 2011 Merilyn Jackson 0

By Merilyn Jackson For The Inquirer The Earth goddess of Philadelphia dance, Joan Myers Brown, hurled a thunderbolt of a program at the near-capacity audience in the Kimmel’s Perelman Theater Friday evening – but instead […]

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