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L.A. Dance Shorts Film Festival: Virtual and Free!

Lovers of both dance and film can enjoy the 4th Annual L.A. Dance Shorts Film Festival from home this year on November 13th thru November 15th. The 2020 program features 34 international films, all FREE, but viewers can support the … Continue reading

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Performative Pop-Ups Inside Laurie Shapiro’s “Take Me To The Color”

Los Angeles dancer/actress Olivia Mia Orozco brings her Performative Pop-Ups project to “Take Me To The Color,” the seven-room installation by Laurie Shapiro as a virtual exhibit from October 17th thru December 1st, and as a limited in-person experience on October … Continue reading

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Patrón’s Día de los Muertos Celebration was Excelente!

When Patrón throws a party you know it’s going to be a party! My first experience with Patron was in Austin Texas for the introduction of their coffee tequila lacquers. Patrón always sets the atmosphere and provided excellent entertainment. The Patron … Continue reading

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It’s Like Studio 54…but with Goats

Billy, Gigi, and Fanny Farm-girl were waiting patiently at the end of the room as the dancers started to file into the studio. I had no idea what to expect. Many of the dancers were adorned in their 1970s finest, … Continue reading

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THEATRE REVIEW: Aeriform Arts’ ‘Cirque du Giselle’ Soars at Hollywood Fringe

“Cirque du Giselle” is a splendid, unique Fringe performance by Aeriform Arts‘ instructors and students that incorporates the tragic classic ballet “Giselle” with aerial, acrobatics, and Cirque art. The use of projection and lighting spills the colors of old world … Continue reading

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Pole Show LA presents ‘RISE’: What Did That Look Like! (Mezzo Tempo)

The evening only heated up further as every performance grew more lavish. Every vignette had skillfully and beautifully choreographed dance ensembles with as perfect tuned bodies swept across the stage floor, then flew with ease on the poles and spun … Continue reading

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Pole Show LA presents ‘RISE’: What Did That Look Like! (Arabesque)

February was much improved by a very special Valentine’s Day performance by Pole Show LA with a 2-day presentation of their newest effort called RISE. There were two evenings of entertainment celebrating love and the very best in Pole Dancing. When I … Continue reading

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“The Empire Strips Back – A Burlesque Parody” at the The Theatre at Ace Hotel on June 1st

I remember a friend pointing out an article about a Star Wars themed burlesque parody last fall that was having a good run in Australia. It sounded really exciting and it was a titillating idea to play with, but I … Continue reading

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LA Youth Ballet’s ‘The Nutcracker’ Featuring Dancers from the Joffrey Ballet: Whimsically, Winsomely, Winterful!

Just down around the second to last week of December and a fortnight before January 6th (aka Bean Day, Apple Tree Day, National Shortbread Day, National Take a Poet to Lunch Day, and more fittingly National Take Down the Christmas … Continue reading

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Savion Glover Plus the Reopening of the Ford Amphitheater Equals Perfection

After going through a 70 million dollar renovation, the Ford Amphitheater, which originally was built in 1920, reopened with an incredible show Saturday. The amazing Savion Glover tapped to the sounds of Dance Candy, a super tight jazz group, that … Continue reading

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