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April 12 2013
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April 8 2013
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April 5 2013
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April 3 2013
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April 1 2013
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March 29 2013
Sex & Low Beach
Dance Theatre of Harlem returns to the stage.
By Olivia Hull
What does a company do when its founding choreographer dies?
By Garnet Henderson
Gloria Marina San Roman has taught flamenco at Barnard for 16 years, and is starting to feel pushed out.
By Melissa von Mayrhauser
Though put on by the Columbia Queer Alliance, First Friday dances attract an unexpected crowd.
By Zach Dyer
Though a dance popularized in the 30's, Swing still excites a core of students at Columbia.
By Hanna Oldsman
There is a line at which two mirrors come together. If you stand in
front of it, your reflection almost disappears into the crack.
Frederick Wiseman’s new film looks into the inner workings of the Paris Opera Ballet
By Hannah Oldsman
Sparkling snowflakes, delicate dewdrops, hot chocolate from Spain—all of these soul-warming things share a part in the New York City Ballet’s production of “The Nutcracker,” a ballet that elicits nostalgia for those who have grown up watching it or a feeling of holiday cheer for those who are seeing it for the first time.
By Catherine Rice
What makes this ballet so eternal and beloved? How does it manage to bring in audiences who have seen it three dozen times already?
It’s no surprise that ballet isn’t as popular as, say, “Gossip Girl.”
By Hannah Klain
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