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Mikhail Baryshnikov

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  • Misha serves Merce at REDCAT

     
    After Merce Cunningham died at his home in New York last summer, his company held an open-mike evening at the choreographer’s studio in Greenwich Village. Members of the company, past and present, spoke sadly of the loss of a father......
  • Monster Mash: Altamira caves to reopen despite warnings; Warhol portrait of Elizabeth Taylor for sale

     
    Underground art: Spain's Caves of Altamira -- known as the "Sistine Chapel of Paleolithic art" -- will reopen to the public after eight years despite warnings that heat and moisture from visitors could damage the precious bison paintings. (Associated...
  • REDCAT announces lineup for 2010 NOW festival

     
    It's time to put on your avant-garde thinking caps. REDCAT's annual New Original Works (NOW) festival, which specializes in the weird, the wacky and the downright unclassifiable, is set to kick off July 22 for a three-weekend run. This year's......
  • Celebrities sit for photographer Annie Leibovitz in new Disney theme park ads

    Celebrities sit for photographer Annie Leibovitz in new Disney theme park ads
    A new batch of Disney theme park celebrity advertisements from photographer Annie Leibovitz stars model-actress Olivia Wilde, TV star Alec Baldwin, singer-actress Queen Latifah as well as Oscar-winners Jeff Bridges and Penelope Cruz. Photo gallery:...
  • Judy Morr: A quiet force behind Segerstrom Center for the Arts' dance program

    Judy Morr: A quiet force behind Segerstrom Center for the Arts' dance program
    The arts world craves star power. Locally, we're covered. Opera? No problem — Plácido. Classical music? Dudamel. Dance? There's ... well, anyone there? Anyone at all? This s explains why perhaps the most important dance figure of the past quarter...
  • Merce Cunningham dies at 90; revolutionary choreographer

    Merce Cunningham dies at 90; revolutionary choreographer
    Merce Cunningham, arguably the greatest, most pioneering and widely influential contemporary choreographer of the past half-century, has died. He was 90. A seminal artist whom fellow choreographer Bill T. Jones called "the champion in the struggle to...
  • PASSINGS: Cardinal Cahal Daly, Georgina Parkinson

    Cardinal Cahal Daly Criticized IRA violence Roman Catholic Cardinal Cahal Daly, 92, a philosopher who was outspokenly critical of IRA violence during his leadership of the Irish church during the 1980s, died Thursday in Belfast, where he had been...
  • Monster Mash: King Tut's grandfather; celeb presenters on Broadway; Moss and Misha

     
    Big dig: The remarkably well-preserved head of a huge 3,000-year-old statue of Amenhotep III -- the grandfather of Tutankhamen (aka King Tut) -- has been recovered from an excavation in Luxor, Egypt. (Independent) Marquee names: Elton John, Jay-Z, Will...
  • MIDDLE EAST: The idea of filming 'Sex and the City 2' in Dubai or Abu Dhabi? Perish the thought

     
    Writer and director Michael Patrick King envisioned "Sex and the City 2" unfolding in an earthly paradise where self-indulgence and excess never raises an eyebrow. So naturally, he flew the four fabulous ladies, Carrie Bradshaw (Sarah Jessica Parker),...
  • ABT finds a home for a new 'Nutcracker'

     
    For decades, American Ballet Theatre has stood apart from the numerous ballet companies that bring out the snowflakes and candy canes this time of year, relying on weeks of “Nutcracker” performances to fill the coffers. Though headquartered in New...
  • 'Ernest Bloch and Eric Zeisl: Fifty Years Later' honors L.A.'s Jewish artists

    'Ernest Bloch and Eric Zeisl: Fifty Years Later' honors L.A.'s Jewish artists
    Classical composer Eric Zeisl had a tough time living in mid-20th century Los Angeles. The somber, heavy-browed Austrian, who left Nazi-dominated Europe in 1938, stated that the two things he hated most in this world were Hitler and the sun. He was...