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2013-04-02 20:22:20

Fridays At Noon: Merce Cunningham: New Perspectives, A Living Legacy MIAMI, April 2, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- New World School of the Arts (NWSA) college dancers will perform a Cunningham MinEvent as part of the Fridays At Noon series entitled: Merce Cunningham: New Perspectives, A Living Legacy, in New York City. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130402/DC87643) Constructed expressly for the NWSA college dancers by Patricia Lent, Trustee and Director of Licensing...

2009-07-28 15:00:09

Dancer and influential choreographer Merce Cunningham has died at his home in New York, the Cunningham Dance Foundation announced. He was 90. The cause of Cunningham's death Sunday night was not disclosed. The New York Times said the Centralia, Wash., native, who enjoyed a career that spanned nearly seven decades, is regarded as a dance icon on the same level as Isadora Duncan, Serge Diaghilev, Martha Graham, Jerome Robbins and George Balanchine. Among the places Cunningham studied dance were...