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2009-08-19 07:00:00

Free Classes and Performances at Columbia Heights Institution Planned for Saturday, August 22 WASHINGTON, Aug. 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Dance Institute of Washington (DIW), a dance education institution located in the heart of Columbia Heights, will offer an afternoon of free classes and performances during a summer Open House on Saturday, August 22. The event, scheduled from 12:00pm-4:00pm, will include free classes in a variety of styles as well as performances by DIW...

2009-06-09 07:02:00

ORLANDO, Fla., June 9 /PRNewswire/ -- GeoFitness's main goal has been to get Americans up and moving by being a leading provider of movement-based products and curriculum. Their ability to provide solutions to the rise in obesity with sound programming that also enhances learning has provided unprecedented growth. The name change to GeoMotion Group reflects their expansion as they broaden their programming to include 3 distinct product lines which can interact to offer a complete solution....

2009-03-31 19:46:00

Artistic legacy captured in stunning short film conceived by Target's Agency MINNEAPOLIS, March 31 /PRNewswire/ -- Target continues to push its reputation as a design-centric retailer that gives back to its community and supports the arts with the latest effort in its successful "Art For All" campaign. The newest iteration of the effort is a short film titled Art Celebrates, honoring 50 years of the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater (AAADT). Target's Minneapolis-based agency, Catalyst...

2009-03-23 09:15:00

Program features works by Peter Pucci, Heidi Latsky, Carla Vannucchi, Robert Koval, and Kitty Lunn NEW YORK, March 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Kitty Lunn will present her Infinity Dance Theater, a non-traditional company for dancers with and without disabilities, in new works by Peter Pucci, Heidi Latsky, Carla Vannucchi, and Ms. Lunn, along with an Infinity favorite by Robert Koval from the company's first season in 1995. Performances will be held May 28-31 at Joyce SoHo. To view the Multimedia...

2009-03-11 07:00:00

MOM INVENTS HIP HOP MUSIC DVD SERIES TO HELP CHILDREN LEARN FASTER CHICAGO, March 11 /PRNewswire/ -- When Candi Carter struggled to help her speech-delayed son learn and communicate she turned to the one thing that's always inspired and motivated her - hip hop music. Carter quickly saw that by incorporating music, rhythm and beats into learning, her son learned much faster and thus "It's Hip Hop, Baby!" DVD series was born. "I needed to find a way to communicate and teach my son so I...

2009-01-13 10:30:00

Additional Performers, Dance Competitions, Visual Arts Installations and Graffiti Art Exhibition to Take Place LOS ANGELES, Jan. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- With a stellar lineup of Grammy winning artists on one stage, Hip Hop 101 Music & Arts Festival (www.hh101.com) will celebrate Black History Month with Ludacris, Common, and turntableist Mix Master Mike of the Beastie Boys on Saturday February 21st at the Los Angeles Sports Arena starting at 6:30PM. Also included on the bill are R&B...

2008-12-03 16:06:00

NEW YORK, Dec. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of the 10th anniversary for Sean John and the 50th anniversary of the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, Sean John is pleased to announce that they will dress the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater's talented men's dance team in Sean John Fine Tailored suits, dress shirts and ties for the 50th Anniversary Gala tonight, Wednesday, December 3, 2008. At approximately 9:00pm, over 1,200 guests will arrive for the gala party at the Sheraton New York, for...

2008-09-29 09:00:34

By MARY KIBLING A red silk tulip brightens the scene in my "office" this morning. The tulip was given to me by Gen Gurnee, one of 13 performers in Horseshoe Pond Place's eighth annual variety show. This year's show was entitled "Around the World in 80 Minutes." Gurnee will celebrate her 93rd birthday this week. She was dressed as a Dutch girl, complete with yellow pigtails and a hat made for her by Millie Giovanitti. She danced through the audience and passed out tulips to the tune of "A...

2008-09-26 15:00:30

By STANLEY, Ben With dances as varied as bollywood-bhangra and hip hop, Hamilton is getting ready to celebrate its cultural diversity. Organised by the Hamilton Malayalee Association, the Nritta Sandhya festival, which takes place at Founders Theatre on Saturday, will feature dancers and performers from 25 different cultural groups. Vice-president of the Hamilton Malayalee Association and festival co-organiser Dilip Kurien said he hoped Hamiltonians would get along to what should be...

2008-08-27 03:00:40

By Tim Grobaty TRANSFORMING BIG TOWN: Times is tough in Hollywood, with labor unrest causing a slowdown in filming, which, further, has taken a huge subject matter away from us, prompting lengthy vacations and serial columns about cheese-garlic toast. No one ever thinks about us in these kinds of situations. "It's the slowest I've seen it," our friend and location manager/ scout John Robinson, of Long Beach Locations, tells us. Sam Zell's Los Angeles newspaper property reported a few...


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