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Boston Museum Exhibit Celebrates Legacy Of Black Mountain College

Black Mountain College was only open for 24 years, but it helped foment the work of several artists, musicians, dancers and filmmakers, including John Cage, Merce Cunningham and Cy Twombly. Now it's the subject of the first major museum retrospective at Boston's Institute of Contemporary Art.
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Art Beat With Lauren Landau, Nov. 18, 2015

You can let the rhythm get trapped in your soul this week at two performances blending dance and music.

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The Queen Of Swing Takes Old Age In Stride

At 95, Norma Miller is the last living member of Whitey's Lindy Hoppers, the pioneering group that helped popularize swing dancing. These days, though, she's swapped dance floors for a standup's mic.
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If Twyla Tharp Is Dracula, Dance Is Her Lifeblood

Since her 20s, the dancer and choreographer has been rewriting the rules for what dance can be. Now she's on her 50th anniversary tour, premiering new works with longtime collaborators.
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Art Beat With Lauren Landau, Oct. 29, 2015

Dance and music are used to explore ancestral origins and impact. Then on Saturday, you can get geared up for Halloween fun with a matinee of a spooky silent movie.

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Art Beat With Lauren Landau, Oct. 15, 2015

You can keep yourself entertained with live theater, dance and musical performances.

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Art Beat With Lauren Landau, Oct. 9, 2015

Cuban dance, Spanish opera and Sephardic Jewish music provide Spanish-influenced entertainment this weekend in D.C.

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Art Beat With Lauren Landau, Oct. 8, 2015

A physical theater troupe performs a choreography-heavy version of Alice in Wonderland, and a dance company visits D.C.

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Deluge Contaminates And Destroys Ballet School

The South Carolina flood has left the Columbia Classical Ballet Company without not just its costumes and scores but its building.
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Michelle Dorrance: 'I Just Knew I Would Never Stop Tap Dancing'

Dorrance was awarded a MacArthur Fellowship on Tuesday. For her, tap dance is the ultimate art form. "To be able to be a dancer and a musician at the same time — there's nothing like it," she says.

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