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2011-12-14 15:00:00

Arthur's Kids goal is to teach children, tweens and teens the basics of good social skills via the medium of ballroom dance. Coral Gables, Florida (PRWEB) December 14, 2011 Millions of adults enjoy the benefits of dance, and now children can too. In response to requests from parents, many who enjoy the social and health benefits of a regular schedule of dance lessons, Arthur Murray International launched Arthurâs Kids, an innovative and exciting music and dance program that...

2011-04-06 14:40:00

ORANGE, Calif., April 6, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A unique live performance by Chapman University student musicians and dancers will feature a "minEvent" by the late choreographer Merce Cunningham and his longtime partner, the late composer John Cage. "The Collaborative Spirit: An Evening of Music and Dance," which takes place Thursday, April 14 at 7:30 p.m. in Chapman's Memorial Hall, will be an experience of live music combined with dance - an experience not often found on...

2010-11-01 11:00:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 1, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- "Mondays with Merce," the new series of short videos devoted to the work and thoughts of visionary choreographer Merce Cunningham, who died at the age of 90 in July, 2009, is now being presented on Classical TV (www.classicaltv.com). (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090414/NY96055LOGO-b ) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090414/NY96055LOGO-b ) Produced by dance writer Nancy Dalva and featuring the Merce Cunningham Dance...

2010-05-12 16:52:00

CORAL GABLES, Fla., May 12 /PRNewswire/ -- It was with great sadness that Arthur Murray International learned of the passing of Doris Eaton Travis, an iconic lady of dance, in the morning of Tuesday, May 11th. Throughout her life, Doris made a huge contribution and a lasting impression on the Arthur Murray organization. In April 2009, at age 105, she took part in the Arthur Murray International Franchisee Convention. Phil Masters, Chairman of the Board of Directors, who knew Mrs. Travis...

2010-04-28 09:00:00

Program will provide theater rental subsidies to dance artists and companies in Philadelphia, Chicago, and San Francisco WASHINGTON, April 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Dance/USA, the national service organization for professional, not-for-profit dance, has received a $150,000 grant from MetLife Foundation to support the New Stages for Dance (NSD) pilot programs in Chicago and San Francisco and the third year of the program in Philadelphia. The program, which runs for two years beginning...

2009-12-11 06:35:00

NEW YORK, Dec. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Take a step back in time and follow an introspective young woman as she navigates through a life forever intertwined with the dancing of the infamous mother of modern dance, Isadora Duncan, in "The House Where Isadora Danced" (published by AuthorHouse), the new historical fiction by J.O. Jeppson. The year is 1898, and Casselda Carver is a lanky redhead growing up in the provincial village of Powetville. At age 16, Cass, as she is known to friends and...


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