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Holiday trains at the New York Botanical Garden, Picasso drawings at the Frick, and Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater at New York City Center.

Holiday cheer pulls into the station at New York Botanical Garden's train show, and other picks for the week of November 27th.

ABT returns to New York City Center, the dark beauty of tango haunts Jazz at Lincoln Center, and leading playwrights take a stand for gay marriage in this week's NYC ARTS recommendations.

The eighth year of Fall for Dance (through Nov 6) marks a transition of sorts for the popular festival, which has by all accounts succeeded in its goal of exposing a vast range of the world's dance offerings to large New York audiences via cheap tickets.

The chance to go beyond the American Ballet Theatre proscenium, a nine-day festival of 21st century music and more on this week's arts and culture check-list.

Interactive exhibitions at the Museum of the Moving Image, Norman Rockwell at the Brooklyn Museum, Gruesome Playground Injuries, and more.

As choreographer/directors go, Matthew Bourne is in his own category, or shares at most a slice of a Venn diagram with Twyla Tharp and Bill T. Jones.

The Fall for Dance festival has slimmed down from a free-for-all combination of "who's who" plus "who's that?" to a more curated slate of 20 companies in five programs. It's still invigorating to see such variety in one show; boredom is never an option, even if the fever has cooled.

There is nothing in the world of contemporary dance that even comes close to Paul Taylor Dance Company’s annual season at City Center, now through Mar 14. The troupe performs in repertory eighteen dances in different combinations over eighteen shows. Because they’ve been doing it for so long (the company is in its 55th year; [...]

Ballet can be a spectacle, but the big companies tend to sublimate this aspect in deference to emphasizing the classic stories, its rich history, the ever-present sublime beauty. So there’s something refreshing, if blunt, about the frank populist appeal of Kings of the Dance which took place at City Center last week. Produced by Ardani [...]

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