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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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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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