Author: Ann Haskins

A Convergence of African-American Dance

Andrew Pearson goes solo in Echo Park, tackling sexual/gender identity in Pasadena, a Fred Astaire tribute downtown, Odyssey Theater’s Dance Festival week two in W.L.A., The Who’s Who of African-American dance companies in Torrance, plus more SoCal dance.

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Trocks Tackle Terpsichore in Toe Shoes

Flamenco with Jewish and Persian connections in Northridge, Diavolo considers veterans in Irvine, the Trocks debunk ballet in Long Beach, twisty Pilobolus in Malibu, last week for Pacific Standard Time performance events, plus dance festivals in Lincoln Heights and West L.A. in this busy dance week.

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Ezralow Goes “Open”

South of the border visitors downtown, Ezralow’s “Open” in Malibu, celebrating Dr. King in Beverly Hills, and new choreography in West L.A., Lincoln Heights, mid-Wilshire and downtown.

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Dancing into 2018

The Great Migration considered in Exposition Park, a display of diversity downtown, a Mexican Christmas celebration in Whittier, L.A.’s own Nutcracker in Westwood, Hollywood and Redondo Beach, plus a flurry of Nutcrackers all over Southern California to close out 2017. More when This Week In Dance returns after the holidays. Happy Holidays! Keep dancers dancing!!!

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