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Articles tagged with 'dance'

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New Oak Creek studio aims to create happy, healthy, art-obsessed kids

Published June 11, 2014

Cheryl Huffman's experience and education as a child studying the arts not only helped give her a career in dance, but also gave her a love for the arts that's stayed strong over the years. And now, in a time when many schools are having to shrink their arts offerings, Huffman would like to help pass on that experience to a new generation of kids with the Indigo Creative Arts Studio, a new arts establishment opening this month.

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Milwaukee Ballet set to soar into spring

Published March 27, 2014

Watching the Milwaukee Ballet company rehearse for its "Spring Series," I was totally entranced by the soaring power of these dancers who are the focus of three distinct pieces where the dancer is at center stage, unencumbered by story or history.

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News and notes: Live the Katy Perry experience

Published Oct. 18, 2013

TVGN, the TV Guide Network, will premiere a one-hour television special, "Entertainment Tonight Presents: The Katy Perry Experience" at 7 p.m. on Monday night.

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Ballet Beautiful

Published May 24, 2013

After two weeks of teeth-gritting exercise courtesy of Mary Helen Bowers' "Ballet Beautiful" DVDs, I now see that ballet dancers are warriors on pointe.

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Dance class for toddlers returns to the ICC

Published March 16, 2013

Calling all bambini! If you want your little one to get moving (and maybe even get a little culture, too) during this not-quite-spring season, look no further than Balliamo, Bambini, the Italian Community Center's dance class for toddlers.

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They came, they saw, they boogied

Published Feb. 22, 2013

They came, they saw, they boogied. Nobody broke the record for the longest "Soul Train" dance line at Potawatomi Casino Thursday, but they had a good time trying.

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"Serendipity" celebrates improvisational choreography

Published Jan. 28, 2013

What would happen if a dancer went onstage and used that first vulnerable, foot-lit moment onstage as their guiding muse? If you're curious, come to Danceworks this weekend and find out. Spur-of-the-moment genius is what "Serendipity," the company's winter performance, is all about.

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Local performers join forces for MKE Follies

Published Dec. 31, 2012

Although outsiders may not see Milwaukee as a hotbed for the performing arts, locals know there's plenty of talent to go around. And, there are numerous venues across the city that proudly show off area actors, dancers and musicians. But, despite the wide array of opportunities available, Katie Rhyme and Karen Zakrzewski still felt something important was missing.

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Wild Space explores the concrete jungle with "Milwaukee 360°"

Published Sept. 11, 2012

Wild Space Dance Company has been bringing site-specific work to venues throughout Milwaukee for over 25 years. Their latest work, "Milwaukee 360°," endeavors to continue this tradition, staking temporary claim to The Brewery Parking Structure at 910 W. Juneau Ave. - and the dynamic visuals that come with it.

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Natya dancers simply divine

Published Aug. 21, 2012

Bharatanatyam is the among most popular and well-known of all Indian dance traditions, and the Natya Dance Theatre visited the Peck Pavilion Tuesday night to showcase this ancient genre.

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Ballet earns $100,000 NEA grant

Published July 12, 2012

The National Endowment for the Arts today announced that the Milwaukee Ballet has received a $100,000 grant for its Harmony Initiative.

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Milwaukee "dancers at heart" win big with debut book

Published June 16, 2012

Pandrè Shandley was "at a loss" as to how to move forward in her life after she suffered an injury that threatened her 20-year dance career. When she and her friend and fellow dance instructor Doris Greenberg turned to writing to help her through the trauma, neither would have predicted they were soon going to reinvent themselves as award-winning novelists.

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Milwaukee Ballet dances on air in "Peter Pan"

Published May 7, 2012

The Milwaukee Ballet will present Peter Pan at the Marcus Center for the Performing Arts May 10-13. The work will showcases the same classic storyline and the same impressive special effects (dancers in flight!) as its premiere performance, plus a few added twists.