Tag: dance

Art, drama, dance on tap this weekend

Like a flock of multicolored sheep turned loose, the Handwork Studio artists are bursting out of their studio off Port Townsend’s Hastings Avenue this Saturday for the Handwork Market, a downtown convergence of creativity. From 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Cotton Building, 607 Water St., this event brings together wearable, functional and abstract art made mostly in Port Townsend. “We have two ...

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Sara Hendren’s Ramps for Disability Dance – ARTnews.com

Sara Hendren is an artist, researcher, and writer who explores how the built world affects the lived experience of disability. Her work has included collaborative public art pieces and design projects, including the creation of a lectern for people of short stature, a navigational cane that plays music, and a series of ramps for the disabled dancer and choreographer Alice Sheppard. She has researched ...

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Will Rawls on Stop-Motion Animation, Stuttering, and Labor in Dance – ARTnews.com

In his first solo exhibition, “Everlasting Stranger,” at Seattle’s Henry Art Gallery, New York–based choreographer, performer, and writer Will Rawls charts complex relations among gesture, language, and image. In the performances that anchor the exhibition, four dancers methodically move letter tiles hung on a gallery wall to spell out abstract phrases while shifting within the frame of an automated camera that takes a photograph ...

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How the Lipizzan Stallions Learn to Dance | Chicago News

At Tempel Farms in Old Mill Creek, a rare horse breed known as the Lipizzan stallion is trained a form of equestrian riding called dressage. “We’re trying to keep the art form alive, the training and the history … one of the only places still doing it,” said head trainer Bill Clements. When the Lipizzans are about 4 years old, they begin their formal training. ...

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Middle schoolers get pottery, dance, theater experience with Arts Encounter | News, Sports, Jobs

Photos by Tyler Bennett Edison Middle School students Jaiden Vargas, left, and Chloe Daggett paint as part of the Artsbridge Arts Encounter program at Edison Middle School on Thursday. PARKERSBURG — Unable to visit the Actors Guild of Parkersburg and the Parkersburg Art Center as in years past, Artsbridge brought those activities to the schools with the Arts Encounter program coming ...

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Annual ArtFest showcases local art, music and dance | News

An entertainer dressed as a butterfly at a previous ArtFest.  PROVIDED The annual ArtFest is back at Mount Pleasant Towne Centre on March 13 after taking a hiatus last year due to COVID-19. The event brings families and art enthusiasts together for an afternoon of local music, dance and visual art showcases.“Last year, it was kind of like the rug was pulled out from ...

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Good news for art lovers! Classical dance events resume in Aurangabad | Aurangabad News

Aurangabad: After a considerable gap, classical dance events have been resuming in Aurangabad city— either live or in a virtual manner — offering relief to artists and art-lovers. In one such event, city-based budding Bharat Natyam dancer Manali Sudhalkar presented her Arangetaram in presence of eminent personalities from the field of art and a large group of audience at Tapadiya auditorium in the Nirala ...

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Jacob’s Pillow Theater, Site of Dance Festival, Destroyed in Fire

A theater at Jacob’s Pillow, a destination for dance performance in Becket, Mass., was destroyed on Tuesday in an early morning fire.The fire was reported around 7 a.m. at the Doris Duke Theater, according to a statement from Jacob’s Pillow. Videos from the scene showed a collapsed building engulfed in smoke, with firefighters blasting water onto heaps of charred wood. The theater was lost, ...

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