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Culture MonsterThe dance world's equivalent of a star-studded action franchise is coming to Los Angeles. The Kings of the Dance -- which is not to be confused with the Kings of Comedy or the Lord of the Dance -- will play......
In his native Italy, Roberto Bolle has achieved a degree of popularity unknown to ballet dancers in this country. His chiseled, handsome features -- not to mention his hunky torso -- are featured in magazine spreads and advertising campaigns. But he is...
Bloomberg NewsClive Barnes, the avuncular and quotable critic who covered New York's theater and dance scene for more than 40 years, died early Wednesday at Mount Sinai Medical Center in Manhattan. He was 81 and recently had been diagnosed with liver cancer. His death...
Times Staff WriterDaring storytelling that integrates song and dance is rare. But a few auteurs strive for the elusive formula. Broadway has always prized director-choreographers who could deliver hit musicals with an individual stamp on them — masters such as Jerome...
Tags: Television, Prince (music artist), Bob Fosse, Dancing, Sports
1. SWING TIME (George Stevens; 1936) 4 stars The best of all the Fred Astaire-Ginger Rogers movies has Fred as a threadbare gambler named Lucky and Ginger as a saucy dance teacher named Penny. The wonderful Jerome Kern score includes "The Way You Look...
We tend to view the arts as evolutionary, with events and works slowly altering the course of different disciplines. But once in a while, there is a convergence of movies or plays or musical compositions that are so significant that they create waves,...
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