Members of the Filipino-American community are invited to hear musical excerpts from the opera and meet the producers and performed on Thursday, January 31st at 6:30PM at the Philippine Center. (556 Fifth Avenue).
Have you noticed that the French and the Scandinavians dominate this year’s Golden Globe nominees for best foreign language films? To a disproportionate degree. So what exactly happened that only the French and the Scandinavians grabbed most of the Golden Globes booty? Are the best of the best among this year’s foreign language films really so Eurocentric?
Musho! (the name is Zulu for an enthusiastic praise response, similar to “Bravo!”) embraces everything from mime to physical theater, drama to comedy.
For Nourry, the rape incident in New Delhi in December 2012 “marks a new sad climax concerning this highly sensitive topic.”
The Siberian region is notorious for its Stalin-era gulag prison camps. It is also the same area where one of the members of the punk band Pussy Riot is presently serving a two-year sentence for reciting an anti-Putin prayer in a Russian orthodox church in February 2012.
NEW YORK | Bring your kid to a Broadway show. It’s a real simple proposition. In foreign affairs, we say that cultural diplomacy works best one person at a time. You don’t need to fight wars or grapple with masses of people to make a world of difference, you only need to impact one person. …
BOSTON | You’ve heard of “Downton Abbey.” Do you know about Downtown Crossing? If the Englishness of the PBS series “Downton Abbey” fascinates most of us, Boston theater historian Susan Roberts hopes to intrigue us with the theatricality of Downtown Crossing, a storied area of Boston that was the home to many of the city’s theaters …
Highlights will include Storytelling by Matoka Eagle (Santo Domingo, Tewa), a Hoop Dance by Michael Taylor (Choctaw), a Caribou Dance (from the Inuit people of Alaska), a Buffalo Dance (from the Hopi people), a Grass Dance and Jingle Dress Dance (from the Northern Plains people), a Stomp Dance (from the Southeastern tribes), and a Shawl Dance (from the Oklahoma tribes). In the final section of the program, the audience will be invited to join in the Round Dance, a friendship dance
Belafonte met a young Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. on his historic visit to New York in the 1950s. From that day until the leader’s assassination, Belafonte and King developed a deep friendship that for Belafonte still stands as one of the most precious of his experiences
The aim of the Interpreters Archive video series is to document the viewpoints of leading dancers on whom Balanchine choreographed his ballets or with whom he worked closely, capturing his intentions at the time of creation through coaching sessions with dancers of today.
This one-day conference explores “the intersections between theater and late capitalism; modes of new work production and methodologies; theater-making and theory; and the role creative activism can play in staging new theater in the 21st century,” according to a prepared announcement.
This year’s conference theme is “Imagine.” These speakers will address this theme, as will general sessions and special interest sessions focused on presenting international artists, leadership development, technology plus other issues and opportunities of interest to the presenting field.
A fourth award will be handed out: the Fan Taylor Distinguished Service Award for Exemplary Service to the Field of Professional Presenting. The winner will not be disclosed until Jan. 14.
Recently re-elected to his second term as mayor of his hometown, May Nutter has boosted jazz in Philadelphia through the creation of the Philly Jazz Society and for his support of International Jazz Day (April 30), the culmination of Jazz Appreciation Month in that states. Jazz has been a key generator of the cultural economy in Philadelphia.
In the past, the showdown featured other Indian dance styles, notably bhangra and garba-raas, but not this year.
Glamour portrait photographer Cornel Lucas also made publicity photos for David Niven, Stewart Granger, Joan Collins, Leslie Caron, Dirk Bogarde, Cyd Charisse, and Katharine Hepburn.
Black light shows usually come from the Czech Republic. Dubai, however, will see a spectacular show from a renowned Hungarian black light company, called Attraction, which is performing it for the first time in the UAE and the Middle East region
The Skoll Foundation’s annual awards provide unrestricted funding to extend the reach of organizations that have achieved significant impact in tackling the world’s most pressing problems through social entrepreneurship
PARK CITY, UTAH | The Sundance Institute is accepting applications from emerging film producers for the Creative Producing Fellowship and Lab. Created to help develop and support the next generation of American independent producers, the year-long program is designed to nurture emerging producers with project-specific support through labs, grants, and long-term advisor relationships. The fellowship …