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2013-03-12 12:25:43

-Major Festival Salutes Alvin Ailey® American Dance Theater and African American Cultural Traditions- LOS ANGELES, March 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- In anticipation of the upcoming Los Angeles engagement of Alvin Ailey(®)( )American Dance Theater, The Music Center announced it will present RockaYourSoul: LA's Celebration of Gospel, Dance and Ailey, a free, multi-dimensional cultural experience inspired by the rich heritage of the African American community, which lets...

2013-01-23 12:23:20

HAMBURG, Germany, January 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of its jubilee as well as its outstanding international activities, THE HAMBURG BALLET-JOHN NEUMEIER will tour the United States from February, 1 to 19, 2013 with two of its most renowned ballets: "Nijinsky" and "The Little Mermaid", choreographed by American-born John Neumeier, Director and Chief-Choreographer of THE HAMBURG BALLET. "Having directed the HAMBURG BALLET for nearly 40 years, it is a very special,...

2012-11-15 12:26:24

NEW YORK, Nov. 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Beloved ABT principal Julie Kent, Ailey powerhouse Renee Robinson, acclaimed dance critic Anna Kisselgoff, and tap dance legend Dianne Walker will all grace the stage at The Ailey Citigroup Theater (405 West 55th St) in Manhattan on Monday, December 3, 2012 as they're honored at this year's prestigious Dance Magazine Awards. Judith Jamison presents the award to Robinson, who takes her final bow after 30 years with Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater...

2012-11-09 08:24:14

MIDLAND, Mich., Nov. 9, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- 'Tis the season to experience the magic of the holiday classic "The Nutcracker," presented by the Midland Symphony Orchestra and guest conductor John Varineau. Join Michigan's only professional ballet company, the Grand Rapids Ballet Company (GRBC), and more than 30 Midland-area children to rekindle the tradition this holiday season at Midland Center for the Arts. A brilliant blend of lavish costumes, dazzling decor and breathtaking...

2012-10-02 02:25:02

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- People who explore the concept of creativity generally achieve greater creative results. With this in mind, fashion brand CITIZENS OF HUMANITY is empowering its audience to realize their creative potential through the launch of "Just Like You," a yearlong, monthly film series profiling the inspiration of more than 20 creative visionaries who influence the brand. As part of the program, each of the featured creatives will also...

2012-09-24 10:24:57

SEATTLE, Sept. 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Laughter and joy are classroom staples at a popular dance class that combines live music and dance instruction from world-class professional dancers. Dance for Parkinson's inspires those living with Parkinson's disease (PD) to explore the benefits of dance and movement with others who share some of the challenging symptoms of the disease. Dance for Parkinson's was initiated in the Northwest by Seattle Theatre Group in partnership with...

2012-07-31 10:25:32

VANCOUVER, July 31, 2012 /CNW/ - Welichem Biotech Inc. ("Welichem" or the "Company" TSX.V: WBI) announces that Welichem and Stiefel, a GSK company, have completed the acquisition by Stiefel of the exclusive development and commercialization rights to the novel anti-inflammatory agent, WBI-1001, pursuant to the previously announced asset purchase agreement.  The shareholders of Welichem approved the agreement with Stiefel at a special meeting of the Company held on July 5, 2012....

2012-07-05 14:21:40

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., July 5, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- University of North Carolina School of the Arts (UNCSA) Chancellor John Mauceri announced today that Susan Jaffe, one of the leading ballerinas of our time, will become the next Dean of the UNCSA School of Dance. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120705/DC35754 ) For 22 years, Jaffe danced with American Ballet Theatre (ABT), where, after she retired from the stage, she joined the faculty of the Jacqueline...

2012-06-13 14:22:08

NEW YORK, June 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The New York City Ballet Board of Directors today announced that Jay S. Fishman, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of The Travelers Companies, Inc., has been elected the new Chairman of NYCB, the nation's largest dance organization. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120613/NY24395 ) The Board also elected Robert I. Lipp as President of NYCB. Lipp, who first joined NYCB's board in 1984, also serves as a Chairman of the advisory council...

2012-06-12 06:23:19

WASHINGTON, June 12, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Aspen Institute Arts Program, under the direction of Damian Woetzel, is pleased to announce its 2012 Harman-Eisner Artists in Residence: architect Elizabeth Diller and director/producer Julie Taymor. In this role, Diller and Taymor will participate at the Aspen Ideas Festival (June 27 - July 3) and engage in Institute activities throughout the year in New York, Washington, DC, and other cities around the country. Elizabeth Diller is a...