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  1. Muscling in

    Posted Oct 05th 2008, 12:00am by Richard James Havis

    ... Modern dance's energy wows audiences, writes Richard James Havis Think that dance always has to be pretty? Up close in a rehearsal room in New York's SoHo, watching the Paul Taylor Dance Company perform Byzantium, it's a visceral, muscular event. Dancers representing the Byzantine hoi polloi hurl themselves around the room in a bacchanalian frenzy, while ...

  2. Shen's way

    Posted Nov 01st 2009, 12:00am by Richard James Havis

    ... Richard James Havis Watching Shen Wei rehearse his dancers at a New York studio, it is clear that the Hunan-born choreographer believes dance is more a form of personal expression than a performance. 'The magical part of choreography is using the materials of dance- two arms and two legs- to express your thoughts,' he says. 'Dance is abstract, and sometimes its meaning ...

  3. No holds Bard

    Posted Feb 17th 2009, 12:00am by Richard James Havis

    ... Hamlet without words? Richard James Havis looks at a dance and music production unlike anything seen at the Old Vic The Royal Shakespeare Company was never like this. Hamlet writhes ... experimental theatre group, has translated it into dance and movement. This unusual version of Hamlet had its world premiere recently at the La MaMa Theatre in New York's East Village ...

  4. ALBUM (1969)

    Posted Oct 04th 2009, 12:00am by Richard James Havis

    ... and the Family Stone's fourth LP. The San Francisco band had a hit the year before with the infectious soul/funk Dance to the Music, a track that would later heavily influence the disco scene. ...

  5. The War Within

    Posted Dec 21st 2008, 12:00am by Richard James Havis

    ... on the cover of Time magazine, as a publicity hound. To position Petraeus and instigate the troop surge, Keane must dance around the military chain of command and persuade the president to accept his ...

  6. Oriental lines

    Posted May 10th 2009, 12:00am by Richard James Havis

    ... was deep and ranged across painting, music, literature and dance, the New York curator says. 'We're not arguing that Asia through this period was the primary influence on America, ...

  7. Play with fire

    Posted Feb 03rd 2009, 12:00am by Richard James Havis

    ... in productions by mixing music, dance and film to create new forms of theatre. Since forming in New York 28 years ago, they've recreated a trippy LSD experience in a production called L.S.D. ...

  8. Cast against type

    Posted Mar 31st 2005, 12:00am by Richard James Havis

    ... But because John knows Chili so well, he doesn't have any problems with that.' Be Cool is full of contemporary movie references, one being a redux of Travolta and Thurman's dance scene ...

  9. Diaz's never-ending story of amnesia, apathy, sex, lies and Marcos

    Posted Mar 27th 2005, 12:00am by Richard James Havis

    ... easily,' he says. 'We've forgotten about the horrors of the Marcos years. Imelda's [former First Lady] dancing in the streets of Manila again, wearing her jewellery and flaunting her ...



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