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'Pavement's' sincerity outshines the cheeky 'Rocco' in dance
'Pavement's' sincerity outshines the cheeky 'Rocco' in dance

Bar business wasn't so hot at REDCAT on Saturday night a half-hour before the show. The crowd had already lined up waiting for the doors to the theater to open. Word had gotten out that early birds would get ringside seats for "Rocco." The dance by Emio Greco and Pieter C. Scholten from Amsterdam takes place in a boxing ring and was inspired by the classic Italian film "Rocco and His Brothers." Three nights later the Campbell Hall stage at UC-Santa Barbara was transformed into a basketball court for "Pavement." Kyle Abraham's dance, inspired by the film "Boyz N the Hood," was given its West Coast premiere on UCSB's Arts & Lectures...

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