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The American Dance Festival, held every summer at Duke University, presented seven weeks and three days of modern dance during the 2005 festival. Twenty-two main-stage performances included nine world premieres and two first-time showings in the United States. Woods discusses the performances, dancers, and choreographers.
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Independent Weekly (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57 [volumes 13 - 23 on microfilm]), Vol. 22 Issue 29, July 2005, p32-33, il Periodical Website
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Woods discusses the best and the worst of the American Dance Festival of 2008.
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Independent Weekly (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57 [volumes 13 - 23 on microfilm]), Vol. 25 Issue 30, July 2008, p29, 31, il Periodical Website
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The original budget approved by the House Appropriations subcommittee called for $1.45 million in cuts to the arts. In the late hours of the House session, this amount was amended to $597,000. The Department of Cultural Resources will take the biggest hit, $500,000 and will have to decide where these cuts will be administered.
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Two plays currently performed in Raleigh tackle the fragility of history and show that we may lose memories of major events if we do not frequently remind ourselves of them. The Movement: 50 Years of Love and Struggle, by Ron Jones', brings to life the last fifty years in civil rights and African American culture. Oh What a Lovely War tackles the responses of British culture to World War I.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 32 Issue 20, May 2015, p26-27, il, por Periodical Website
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The author reviews the 2015 American Dance Festival, providing highlights from the year's event.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 32 Issue 30, August 2015, p16-17, il Periodical Website
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Emil Kang and the Carolina Performing Arts are producing Sacred/Secular: A Sufi Journey. This year-long festival highlights the differences in the Islamic faith and explores the experience of living with a Muslim identity in the modern world. Performances include concerts, staged readings, plays, dance, and other media formats throughout the Triangle Area starting Friday September 29th through April 12th.
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Durham’s Ward Theatre Company is now staging the debut production, Jacuzzi, a psychological thriller by the New York playwright collective The Debate Society. Founded by Wendy Ward, the company teaches acting techniques of Sanford Meisner, which stress interaction among actors in the present moment.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 33 Issue 10, March 2016, p27, por Periodical Website
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There were changes aplenty this year, as artists came and went and innovated when faced with challenges old and new. New groups and artists flourished in the Triangle, and local artists made waves in New York productions. Triangle theaters premiered plays addressing race, leadership changed at PlayMakers Repertory Company, and Deep Dish Theater Company closed.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 32 Issue 51, Dec 2015, p23, por Periodical Website
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The roles of women in theater have come under increasing scrutiny in recent years as they face discrimination and inequality. In response, Ashley Popio, a Raleigh-based stage artist and producer, is organizing the Women’s Theatre Festival. In August, the festival will present full-length works written and directed by women, with women composing at least half of the casts.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 33 Issue 13, March 2016, p37, il Periodical Website
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Beertown, which opens Friday at Raleigh Little Theatre, show how everyday objects capture the essential history and values of a community. Citizens are empowered to open a time capsule and decide which items from the past are still valued or need replaced. The Beertown’s citizens are also its audience members and can fully participate in the debate.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 33 Issue 18, May 2016, p26, por Periodical Website
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NC Theatre was apprehensive last Thursday when the lead actor quit its production of Wit the day before opening, and the company had already invited Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Margaret Edson to speak after the performance. Fortunately, the company found Kate Goehring as a replacement, resulting in a strong performance.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 33 Issue 18, May 2016, p27, por Periodical Website
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In a year when political forces have denied equal status to a certain class, The New Colossus is the second regional show in which characters just as doggedly deny equality to family members and lovers, based on their perceived differences. The play is a Little Green Pig Theatrical Concern premiere at Manbites Dog Theater in Durham.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 33 Issue 21, May 2016, p34, por Periodical Website
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Durham’s Little Green Pig Theatrical Concern and Raleigh’s Bare Theatre are two of the region’s oldest independent theaters. Neither group has its own permanent space for rehearsals and performances. As expenses become more difficult, they must rethink the way they structure their fundraising and the relationships they build with their audiences and the larger community.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 33 Issue 23, June 2016, p29, por Periodical Website
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William Forsythe is a choreographer and one of the most influential creators across all of dance. Influenced by mathematics and physics, Forsythe calls his choreographic components algorithms and modalities. One Flat Thing, reproduced with Hubbard Street Dance Chicago, is part of an evening of Forsythe’s work at this year’s American Dance Festival in Durham.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 33 Issue 24, June 2016, p17, por Periodical Website
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This year’s American Dance Festival in Durham features performances that focus on gender and politics. Among the shows, Sara Juli helps us look and laugh at big topics we don’t really discuss. Rosie Herrera’s Carne Viva examines power’s roots in our conceptions of faith and romance.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 33 Issue 24, June 2016, p16, por Periodical Website
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