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Complexions Contemporary Ballet at The Joyce

The Joyce Theater

http://www.joyce.org/performances/complexions-contemporary-ballet

175 Eighth Avenue New York, NY 10011

“Inventive, emotionally satisfying and just plain joyful, the dancers of Complexions are utterly transfixing,” proclaims Billboard Magazine. Their high-voltage, virtuosic style will again be on display at The Joyce when a stellar cast of 15 dancers perform an exciting array of ...

New York City Ballet: George Balanchine’s ‘The Nutcracker’ at David H. Koch Theater

David H. Koch Theater

http://www.nycballet.com/

20 Lincoln Center Plaza, New York, NY 10023

Children of all ages from New York City and the nation will fill the David H. Koch Theater and be captivated by the lure of Tschaikovsky’s music, Balanchine’s choreography, Karinska’s sumptuous costumes, and Rouben Ter-Arutunian’s magical sets. George ...

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater at New York City Center

New York City Center

https://www.nycitycenter.org/pdps/alvin-ailey/

131 West 55th St (btwn 6th & 7th) New York, NY 10019

For five weeks this winter Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater brings you dance that reveals our deepest humanity and our capacity to endure. Each performance offers a different selection from their expansive repertory, with most culminating with the iconic inspiring ...

Celebrate The Holiday With The Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade

ZEALnyc, November 22, 2017 On Thursday, November 23, 2017 at 9 a.m. the 91st Annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade will begin its familiar route through the streets of New York. More than 8,000 people will participate in the parade, including clowns, balloon handlers and marching bands, while 3.5 million people line ...

Review: 'Home For The Holidays' Provides a Seasonal Lift

By Megan Wrappe, Contributing Writer, November 22, 2017 It's the time of year when holiday-themed shows are popping up all over town, and with the Christmas Spectacular already underway at Radio City Music Hall, the newest addition to the traditional Christmas show lineup, Home For the Holidays, ...

Review: The Barrow Group's 'Muswell Hill' Scales the Heights

By Justin Sharon, Contributing Writer, November 21, 2017 In this, the week we give thanks for New World bounties and pioneering pilgrims who fled the mother country, it's as if the English never left. Last week a Downton Abbey exhibition opened on 57th Street and last night, 21 ...

Tanglewood Prepares For A Centennial Summer Celebrating Lenny

By Brian Taylor, Contributing Writer, November 21, 2017 New York City is enjoying a season bursting with Leonard Bernstein, as befitting his hundredth birthday, with everything from rare performances of art songs to various interpretations of the great “Kaddish” Symphony. But Bernstein had a significant presence at ...

Review: Arlo Guthrie Acknowledges The Past And Looks Toward The ...

By Doug Hall, Contributing Writer, November 21, 2017 There was a very warm welcome awaiting Arlo Guthrie and his family when they took the stage at the Cabot Theater in Beverly, MA last Friday evening. While the atmosphere of the small, intimate setting of the recently renovated 1920...

Review: A Magical ‘Brigadoon’ at Encores! City Center

By Christopher Caggiano, Contributing Writer, November 20, 2017 Whatever happened to Brigadoon? Not the place, the musical. Yeah, the place supposedly comes back every 100 years, but it was beginning to look like a century might pass before we saw the musical again in a full-scale professional production. ...

Review: Female-Centric Programming Takes Center Stage with the New York ...

By Megan Wrappe, Contributing Writer, November 20, 2017 Women have always been huge contributors to the arts, from celebrated costume designers, to award-winning writers, directors and producers. This past Friday the New York Pops chose to honor the musical side of the equation with its concert Women ...

Art Break: Another Side of Louise Bourgeois on Display at ...

By A. E. Colas, Contributing Writer, November 20, 2017 Although Louise Bourgeois is known as a sculptor, she was also an accomplished artist in the areas of drawing, painting and printing. Less known are her works in textiles, often done in collaboration with other artists. Now on ...

Review: Benjamin Grosvenor Dazzles In Recital at 92nd Street Y

By Brian Taylor, Contributing Writer, November 17, 2017 Hailed as a child prodigy who has gone on to a promising solo career, British concert pianist Benjamin Grosvenor dazzled New York audiences on Wednesday at the 92nd Street Y with an ambitious program both rangy and highly rewarding. ...

Review: The Mariinsky Orchestra With Its Massive Sound Is A ...

By Christopher Johnson, Contributing Writer, November 17, 2017 At least three things emerge from the Mariinsky Orchestra’s back-to-back concerts at Carnegie Hall this week. First, the Mariinsky is a world treasure. Second, Sergei Prokofiev is arguably the finest writer of music for orchestra since Hector Berlioz. ...

Liz Gerring Dance Company at The Joyce

The Joyce Theater

http://www.joyce.org/performances/liz-gerring-dance-company

175 Eighth Avenue New York, NY 10011

“No other American choreographer alive just now is making movement that so marvelously cleanses the palate the way Liz Gerring’s does,” The New York Times declared about Horizon when the full-length work premiered in 2015 to critical and audience ...

Trisha Brown Dance Company at The Joyce

The Joyce Theater

http://www.joyce.org/performances/trisha-brown-dance-company

175 Eighth Avenue New York, NY 10011

When Trisha Brown died in March 2017, The New York Times paid tribute to her by remarking that “few dance inventors have so combined the cerebral and sensuous sides of dance as Ms. Brown did, and few have been as influential.” Joyce audiences will have the chance to witness the ...

Next Wave Festival: Tesseract at BAM Harvey Theater

BAM Harvey Theater

http://www.bam.org/dance/2017/tesseract

651 Fulton Street, Brooklyn, NY, 11217

Choreographic duo Rashaun Mitchell and Silas Riener present the fruit of their years-long collaboration with pioneering video artist (and fellow Merce Cunningham Dance Company alumnus) Charles Atlas, a fearlessly inventive exploration of the body’s three dimensions, in two parts.

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Dorrance Dance at The Joyce

The Joyce Theater

http://www.joyce.org/performances/dorrance-dance

175 Eighth Avenue New York, NY 10011

The rare artist who can make a dance that is as innovative as it is engaging, MacArthur Award-winning tap dancer Michelle Dorrance leads a company comprised of some of the best hoofers in the business. For its Joyce ...