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Links – Sunday July 29, 2012

 

Justin Peck as Choreographer: Claudia La Rocco, NY Times

 

Feature – Australian Ballet’s Dancers Company: Liza Power, Sydney Morning Herald

 

Interview – Boris Eifman: Stephanie Bunbury, Sydney Morning Herald

 

MoveTube – Akram Khan: Judith Mackrell, Guardian

 

The Olympics Opening Ceremony:

Charlotte Higgins,

Arlene Phillips and others,

42-photo Gallery,

Charles McNulty,

 

Review – Peter Schaufuss Ballet, Swan Lake, Sleeping Beauty: Neil Norman, Express

 

Music, Dance and Paris Opera Ballet: Jay Nordlinger, City Arts

 

Review – Tao Dance Theatre, 2, 4: Robert Johnson, NJ Star-Ledger

 

Blankenship Ballet/Cabaret: Susan Josephs, LA Times

 

Houston Ballet, 2012-13 Company Changes: Houston Chronicle

 

A ballet-related historical article:

Ravel, L’Enfant et les sortilèges: Margaret Reynolds, Guardian

 

And beyond its paywall, today’s Sunday Times has a Darcey Bussell magazine feature.

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In regard to Judith Mackrell's (Guardian) mention of Akram Khan's Olympics presence I would like to suggest that if anyone could put 'celestial explosion' on the map give Carlos Acosta performing "Russell Maliphant II" a try. Then maybe add Sylvie Guillem's "Bolero".

 

By the way, is Dance an Olympics event? If not, maybe it wouldn't be a bad idea.

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Links – Monday July 30, 2012

 

Edinburgh Festival Preview (incl Dance): Judith Mackrell, Guardian

 

Review – Perm Ballet, Les Noces, Petrushka: Raymond Stults, Moscow Times

 

Why so few female choreographers in US ballet companies? Allan Ulrich, SF Chronicle

 

Hubbard Street Dance for North Africa: Hedy Weiss, Chicago Sun-Times

 

Akram Khan reacts to NBC editing of Opening Ceremony: Staff, Telegraph

 

Li Cunxin’s painful decision to defect: TV Interview with Mishal Husain, BBC News

 

Darcey Bussell - a slightly sensationalised piece based on yesterday’s Sunday Times Magazine feature: Sara Nathan, Daily Mail

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Links – Tuesday July 31, 2012

 

Review – Mikhailovsky Ballet, Don Quixote: Gerald Dowler, Financial Times

 

Review – San Francisco Ballet at Stern Grove, Mixed Bill: Allan Ulrich, SF Chronicle

 

Review – Jacob’s Pillow: Apollinaire Scherr, Financial Times

Jessica Lang Dance, Lines Cubed, From Foreign Lands and People, The Calling

Bill T. Jones, Story/Time

 

Review – Peter Schaufuss Ballet, The Nutcracker: Laura Thompson, Telegraph

 

Review – Pilobolus/Trish Sie, Skyscrapers: Leigh Witchel, NY Post

 

Varna International Ballet Competition Winners: Sarah Kaufman, Washington Post

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Links – Wednesday August 1, 2012

 

Twitter, Dance, and San Francisco Ballet: Judith Mackrell, Guardian

 

Natalia Osipova to guest with Royal Ballet: Ismene Brown, Arts Desk

 

Caricature – Akram Khan: Nicola Jennings, Guardian

 

Why no mass dance at the Opening Ceremony asks Arlene Phillips: Rose Gleadell, Telegraph

 

Review – Pilobolus Dance Theatre, Azimuth Mixed Bill: Robert Johnson, NJ Star-Ledger

 

Kelly Todd and new choreography for “West Side Story”: Debra Levine, LA Times

 

And from our Diplomatic Correspondent:

Politics and Pointe Shoes meet in the South China Sea: China Post

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Links – Thursday August 2, 2012

 

Reviews – San Francisco Ballet at Stern Grove, Mixed Bill:

Paul Parish,

Toba Singer,

 

Preview – Royal New Zealand Ballet, Cinderella (Hampson): Tom Cardy, Dominion Post

 

Rediscovering Square Dance – The Mountain Dance Trail: Melena Ryzik, NY Times

 

Reviews- Deborah Jowitt, Arts Journal

Jessica Lang Dance, Mixed Bill

Cherylyn Lavagnino Dance, Triple Bill

 

Review – Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Dance Company, Story/Time: Sarah Kaufman, Washington Post

 

Thoughts on the Opening Ceremony by a chap who’s been there: Graham Watts, LondonDance

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Links – Friday August 3, 2012

 

Obituaries- Dancer Nigel Charnock, 1960-2012:

Ismene Brown,

Luke Pell and others,
and

 

Reviews – Australian Ballet’s Dancers Company, Don Quixote: Jill Sykes, Sydney Morning Herald

…. Companion Video: ABC News

 

Review – Jonah Bokaer at Jacob’s Pillow, Curtain, Sage Phrase, Les Innocents: Alastair Macaulay, NY Times

 

Reviews – Royal New Zealand Ballets, Cinderella (Hampson):

Lyne Pringle,

Jack Yan,

 

Dutch Funding Cuts/Internationaal Danstheater: Siobhan Dowling, Guardian

 

Feature – English National Ballet’s Summer Fundraising Party: Graham Watts, DanceTabs

 

And for old time’s sake, on revisiting an old haunt:

Mark Morris on conducting & “Dido and Aeneas”: Nancy Dalva, Brooklyn Rail

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Links – Saturday August 4, 2012

 

As Monica Mason retires, a critical look at the Royal Ballet: Judith Flanders, Times Literary Supplement

 

Review – Peter Schaufuss Ballet, Tchaikovsky Trilogy: Louise Levene, Telegraph Seven Magazine

 

More Villella unhappiness in Miami: Jordan Levin, Miami Herald

 

Review – Imagery/Amy Seiwert, In the Time, Sleep, The Inconstant: Allan Ulrich, SF Chronicle

 

Review – Royal Winnipeg Ballet at Jacob’s Pillow, Triple Bill: Janine Parker, Boston Globe

 

Film Preview – A Tribute to Choreographer Jack Cole: Susan King, LA Times

 

A dancer’s life in a touring musical: Victor Swoboda, Montreal Gazette

 

Giselle and Puccini – an inspirational link? Fred Plotkin, WQXR

 

“Designing Ballet and the Tutu Project”: StyleBistro

 

Ballet San Antonio rehiring staff: Jasmina Wellinghoff, My San Antonio

 

2012 Tokyo World Ballet Festival: Kris Kosaka, Japan Times

 

Put out about no Morris Men at the Opening Ceremony? Look across the pond:

American Travelling Morrice: Robert Johnson, NJ Star-Ledger

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