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In The News

Acclaimed dancer Jodi Melnick and other artists present a living installation for Joel Mellin’s “Compositions for Computer”

Genetically Mutating Computers Invade Old City Acclaimed dancer Jodi Melnick and other artists present a living installation for Joel Mellin’s “Compositions for Computer” Can language be evolved from randomness? Can fire listen and respond to […]

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Archived

PDP Motion Pictures ‘09

In 2003 Gretjen Clausing, Program Director, Scribe Video Center and Terry Fox, Director, Philadelphia Dance Projects, teamed up to co-curate “Motion Pictures.” Now in its 7th year, it has become a unique mini-festival that explores […]

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Dance Stories

Battle Hymns

Utilizing the large, empty space of the 23rd Street Armory which once stored arms and ammunition, Leah Stein’s site specific choreography of movement and Pulitzer Prize winning composer David Lang’s music will investigate the great […]

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Archived

Review of “SALT”

Review of “SALT” performed by Anne-Marie Mulgrew & Dancers Company Painted Bride Art Center, May 23-24 2009 by Charles Tyson, Jr. , Artistic Director, Underground DanceWorks (UDW), Exclusively for The Dance Journal Salt: a mineral, […]

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Action, Advocacy & The Creative Economy

Public demand for arts & culture strong, but funding threatened

These past few months have been a challenge for all cultural organizations, but public interest in and support for the arts remains strong.  According to TempCheck, a periodic survey released last week by the Greater […]

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Action, Advocacy & The Creative Economy

PA Senate Votes to Eliminate Arts & Cultural Funding

The Pennsylvania Senate passed its version of the FY 2010 state budget (SB 850) with a 30-20 vote.  The bill, introduced on May 4, eliminates all arts and culture grants in the state through the […]

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Archived

Olive Prince Dance at the nEW Festival

What do you present to the OUTside world? Who do you appear to be? What happens if I turn you inside/OUT? Smile, it will all be okay. Olive Prince Dance (ODP) premieres OUT, a dynamic […]

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Archived

Dance that’s seasoned by pinch of innovation

By Merilyn Jackson, For The Inquirer If you’ve ever preserved lemons, snorted a saline solution, scoured your black spider skillet with kosher salt, or just salted something away, you know how quotidian salt is – […]