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PAULINE KONER Centennial Celebration-May 17

PAULINE KONER CENTENNIAL CELEBRATION Free Event Includes Performances, Film Presentation and Guest Speakers Friday, May 17, 12:00 pm, 92nd Street Y Harkness Dance Center: Fridays at Noon, curated by Catherine Tharin NEW YORK, NY: (date)—Artist, visionary, dancer and choreographer Pauline Koner was one of the pioneering mavericks of modern dance. She was the first American … Continue reading PAULINE KONER Centennial Celebration-May 17

Fridays at noon: New Dance Group Exploration

Photo Credit: Barbara Morgan New Dance Group presents works by Jane Dudley, Sophie Maslow, Donald McKayle, Daniel Nagrin, Pearl Primus and Anna Sokolow. With performances by Jennifer Bauer-Conley, Paul Dennis, the 360° Dance Company, Sokolow Theatre/Dance Ensemble and UMass University Dancers. This program includes a distinguished panel with Muriel Manings, a discussion with historian Victoria … Continue reading Fridays at noon: New Dance Group Exploration

Passing the Torch: The Legacy of Jose Limon and Anna Sokolow

February 1, 2013 1:30 pm 90 minutes As modern dance masters José Limón and Anna Sokolow become historical figures, how do their choreographic visions continue to survive and thrive?  That is the topic of this program which consists of film excerpts, interviews and a panel dedicated to exploring the vital questions surrounding the challenges that … Continue reading Passing the Torch: The Legacy of Jose Limon and Anna Sokolow