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In New York, we see a lot of ballet of all shapes and sizes. Seeing two of the country’s laureled companies at the Joyce Theater, from a relatively close distance, raises issues that continually simmer on the back burner.

Fifty-two years young, Danza Contemporanea de Cuba at last made its US debut on Tuesday at the Joyce. Much buzz and sold-out notices accompanied its arrival, part of the citywide ¡Sí Cuba! festival. How good could they be? Very good, it turns out.

We often hear that the golden age of modern dance is past, and that the genre hasn't cohered in any discernible way since the 1970s, but at this moment, we're able to enjoy the fruits of mature artists.

In this edition of SundayArts News: the New York Botanical Garden, Glenn Ligon:'s America, feminist art at Rutgers, dance based on the music of Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds, and much more.

Interactive experiments in digital technology at the Museum of the Moving Image, the Noguchi Museum's 25th anniversary, guitar heroes at The Met, and more.

The National Museum of the American Indian, the Triangle Shirtwaist disaster, Parsons Dance, and more.

Sarah Michelson's Devotion, at The Kitchen through last weekend, is the work of an imaginative dance-theater artist able to uncompromisingly realize her specific vision.

Have you ever seen a dancer sneeze during a performance? Me neither. There must be some logical scientific explanation, but absent that, I’m guessing because they’re in a state of extreme focus. Whereas if you’re relaxed and just going about daily life, you’re at the mercy of involuntary actions like sneezing or coughing. Or when […]

In this quieter week, it’s worth taking a deep breath and looking at some notable events approaching in the the next couple of months. The French Institute’s festival, Crossing the Line (Sep 10 – 27) has evolved into one of the fall’s significant resources of cutting edge performance, French or not. One of the keystones, […]

In the New York dance world, August means rest—very little happens on the familiar stages. But you can sample a number of outdoor performances, as well as the New York Downtown Dance Festival, and some presentations in the sprawling Fringe Festival. So the Joyce Theater’s presentation of four choreographers in early August came as a […]

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