3/3/17 O&A NYC DANCE: A Conversation With Michelle Fleet

By Walter Rutledge

A conversation with Michelle Fleet prior to the Paul Taylor Dance Company’s 2017 New York City season Tuesday, March 7 through Sunday, March 26 at the David H. Koch Theater in Lincoln Center.
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10/14/16 O&A NYC WHAT HAPPENING THIS WEEK: Friday, October 14 through Thursday, October 20, 2016 Art, Dance, Film, Music, Theatre … And More

By Walter Rutledge

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Fall is in full swing and is quickly ushering in the holiday arts season. This week we honor dance in Brooklyn, celebrate Jazz on Staten Island, and watch Denzel Washington save a western town. Here are a few of the many events taking place in the city that never sleeps guaranteed to get you Out and About. Continue reading

O & A This Week: Tuesday, August 5 through Monday, August 11, 2014 Art, Dance, Film, Theatre … And More

By Walter Rutledge
Evan_Joseph_NYC34The first week of August is the height of the summer, and the same is true for the arts. This week an old master of modern art returns to midtown, while an up and coming dance company debuts in Central Park. Here are a few of the many events taking place in the city that never sleeps guaranteed to get you Out and About. Continue reading

O&A This Week: July 22- 27, 2014- Art, Dance, Film and Theatre

By Walter Rutledge

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This week summer is in full force and so are the arts. We have art in Soho, dance on the Westside and Chelsea, Shakespeare in Harlem and a great lady of the theatre portrays the great Lady Day. Here are some of the many events happening in that city that never sleeps guaranteed to keep you Out and About. Continue reading

Linda Celeste Sims: Pure Light

By Walter Rutledge

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Outstanding performers have always been the hallmark of The Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater. Dancers that consistently test the technical and artistic boundaries of modern dance remain a fundamental part of founder Alvin Ailey’s continuing legacy. Artists Carmen DeLavalallade, Dudley Williams, Judith Jamison, Miguel Godreau, Linda Kent, Sara Yarborough, Sarita Allen, Gary deLoatch, Desmond Richardson, and Renee Robinson all possessed an innate ability beyond technique, a God given gift that unfortunately cannot be taught. When the stage lights hit these special individuals it is refracted into dazing, flawless, pure light that pulls you in… moth to flame. Celeste Linda Sims is pure light. Continue reading

Ailey Returns To Lincoln Center Today

By Walter Rutledge

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Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater returns to the David H. Koch Theater at Lincoln Center for 15 performances beginning, Wednesday, June 11.  Continue reading

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater Returns to Lincoln Center

By Walter Rutledge 

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Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater returns to the David H. Koch Theater at Lincoln Center Wednesday, June 11 through Sunday, June 22.  The company will offer four programs over 15 performances. Continue reading

Paul Taylor Dance Company begins 60th Anniversary Season Tonight

By Walter Rutledge

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The Paul Taylor Dance Company begins their New York season today at the David H. Koch Theater at Lincoln Center. The season marks the 60th anniversary of the company and the third consecutive season at Lincoln Center. During the three-week engagement, Tuesday, March 11 through Sunday, March 30, the company will present 22 works that span Founder/Artistic Director Paul Taylor’s seven decades of dance making. Continue reading