Kindred Spirits presents Argentine Tango

Argentine Tango Lessons

Maruyama's Nudes Transform Motion into Moments at 2000 Frames per Second

Shinichi Maruyama Nude

Photographer Shinichi Maruyama’s new work, NUDE, uses cutting-edge technology to transform nude figures in motion into visions transcending time.

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Random Acts of Culture™

Throughout the country, many performing groups have taken to public forums to display Random Acts of Culture™ (supported generously by the Knight Foundation) covering all art forms including music, dance, and theater. Just a few weeks ago, the Arts & Science Council of Charlotte captured this dance performance from their local airport: But there are […]

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Art Works Podcast: Stephen Manes

December 15, 2011 By Josephine Reed Pacific Northwest Ballet Nutcracker rehearsal: Choreographer Kent Stowell addresses the troops. Photo © Angela Sterling. This week’s podcast gives us an intimate view of the life of one of America’s top ballet companies. Our guide is Stephen Manes, who just published Where Snowflakes Dance and Swear: Inside the Land […]

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Back to the Future (Part 2)

The power of art to bring people together, remind us of our past and propel us into our future is something that has existed for millennia. It is neither a blip on the radar screen nor is it the dawning of a new age. Instead, it is merely a reminder to go back to our future.[…]

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It’s Time for More “Outside the Box Surrounding the Box” Thinking

We spend a lot of time in the arts talking about “thinking outside the box.” It’s what we do, and it’s our catchphrase, more so than in any other profession. When businessmen and politicians talk about this type of thinking, we tend to scoff at them – after all, we are the real creative thinkers, […]

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Public Media’s Role in Creating Arts Participation, Audiences

“How would your life be different if you were never introduced to the arts?” asked Paula Kerger, president and CEO of the Public Broadcasting System, at a recent meeting of the Cultural Alliance of Greater Washington. Basically, I can only speculate how my life would be different if I’d never been introduced to the arts. […]

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