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For George Balanchine, the American ballet world was a blank slate. Arriving in New York in 1933 at the behest of patron Lincoln Kirstein—co-founder, with Balanchine, of the School of American Ballet (1934) and the New York City Ballet (1948)—the choreographer

As part of Baryshnikov Arts Center’s September programming, stream IN CONVERSATION WITH MERCE through the end of the month. The presentation includes a restaging of Merce Cunningham’s LANDROVER (1972) as well as the world premieres of two works created in

Collectively, these seminal artists had a profound effect on American culture from the 1940s on. Their work is a testament to the ecstatic and to how the ecstatic impulse can change not only art but the society that produces it.

THE NOWHERE INN—a meta-documentary devised by Annie Clark and Carrie Brownstein—finds the close friends on tour, Clark as herself and her musical persona St. Vincent and Brownstein as a film director looking for the story, any story, behind the songs. As

This month, jumatatu m. poe and Jermone Donte Beacham will perform iterations of their LET ’IM MOVE YOU series on the West Coast. Drawn from their research into J-Sette—“a performance style popular in the southern United States, practiced widely among majorettes

Ron Athey grew up in a family of Pentecostals and spiritualists. Speaking in tongues and dream analysis were everyday activities. Athey was revered as a young prophet whose tears were saved and shared on pieces of cloth. Someone once said

My work leans towards grandiose visions of theatrical production that I break into sculptures, installations, performances, and texts. At Automata my interest in creating a monument to a monologue transformed as I began collaborating with Tim Tsang. Over a flurry of

As part of Impulstanz 2021, performance artist, writer, and musician Ivo Dimchev will perform a new series of songs, “probably [written] as a compensatory reaction to the frustrated global picture.”

Following a one-off recital of Oedipus Rex at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion in June, indoor performances returned to downtown Los Angeles earlier this month with the world premiere engagement of SUGAR HOUSES by Rosanna Gamson/World Wide at REDCAT. Judiciously spaced in

I started my label Post Present Medium in 2001 and put out a pretty decent stream of records until 2014, when I decided I needed a little break. It felt well-needed at the time. I first met Behavior in 2017 when