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    Family Guide: Kids and Culture? There’s So Much to Talk About

    Family Guide: Kids and Culture? There’s So Much to Talk About


    Andy Warhol’s “Flowers” series from 1964, set against “Cow Wallpaper [Pink on Yellow]” from 1966 in the retrospective of his work at the Whitney Museum, through March...

    Arts writers for The New York Times share their strategies (snacks) and budget-friendly options (outdoor events) in a discussion about introducing children to the arts.
    Carlton Dance Not Eligible for Copyright, Government Says

    Carlton Dance Not Eligible for Copyright, Government Says


    Alfonso Ribeiro, who is among those who have sued video game makers, saying that dances, which can be bought and then performed by avatars in games, have been stolen from...

    Alfonso Ribeiro, who played Carlton on “The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air,” has sued video game makers saying they are stealing a dance he created.
    Review: A Mumbling Tribute to Dancers’ Misalignment

    Review: A Mumbling Tribute to Dancers’ Misalignment


    Lolling: from left, Alex Romania, Paul Singh and Thomas DeFrantz in Kathy Westwater’s “Rambler, Worlds Worlds A...

    Performers disrupt conventional alignments in Kathy Westwater’s new work. The result is diffuse, but Julius Eastman’s music provides real drama.
    Mable Lee, Tap-Dancing ‘Queen of the Soundies,’ Dies at 97

    Mable Lee, Tap-Dancing ‘Queen of the Soundies,’ Dies at 97


    Mable Lee rehearsing for the tap-dance revue “Rhythm Is Our Business” at the 14th Street Y in Manhattan in 2013. She got her start in Atlanta nightclubs as a teenager before becoming a star in Harlem and...

    A professional entertainer from the age of 9, Ms. Lee was seen in numerous short musical films as well as in nightclubs and on Broadway.

    Coming to Chicago: A ‘Giselle’ That Speaks to the Present


    Tamara Rojo, of English National Ballet, gambled that a contemporary “Giselle,” with choreography by a ballet outsider, would resonate with...

    Tamara Rojo, of English National Ballet, gambled that a contemporary “Giselle,” with choreography by a ballet outsider, would resonate with audiences.
    Lauren Lovette to Be Artist in Residence at Vail

    Lauren Lovette to Be Artist in Residence at Vail


    Lauren Lovette, a principal dancer at New York City Ballet as well as a choreographer, will be artist in residence at...

    Ms. Lovette, a City Ballet principal, will dance, choreograph and teach. Also at the festival: new works by Hope Boykin, Pam Tanowitz and more.
    Dancing to Jane Austen’s Beat

    Dancing to Jane Austen’s Beat


    An annual celebration, this year attended by some 300 costumed revelers, is one of the regular events around the country that unite both the novelist’s hard-core fans and period dance...

    An annual celebration, this year attended by some 300 costumed revelers, is one of the regular events around the country that unite both the novelist’s hard-core fans and period dance enthusiasts.
    Mel A. Tomlinson, 65, Ballet Star and ‘Agon’ Interpreter, Dies

    Mel A. Tomlinson, 65, Ballet Star and ‘Agon’ Interpreter, Dies


    Mel A. Tomlinson rehearsing “The Afternoon of a Faun,” choreographed by Salvatore Aiello, at the Joyce Theater in New York in 1988. Mr. Tomlinson was a star performer with Dance Theater of Harlem, Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater and New York City...

    Mr. Tomlinson, who danced with New York City Ballet, Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater and Dance Theater of Harlem, was a rangy, powerful presence on the stage.
    Review: Gallim’s Dancing Waves of Contractions and Contortions

    Review: Gallim’s Dancing Waves of Contractions and Contortions


    Gary Reagan of Gallim in “To Create the World”: Mr. Reagan, rangy and angular, can reveal the soulful, strange side of sorrow, our critic...

    Led by the choreographer Andrea Miller, the company Gallim presented the premiere of “To Create the World” at the Joyce Theater.

    #SpeakingInDance: The Heartbeat of ‘Choir Boy’


    The choreographer Camille A. Brown deftly uses the tradition of step to add “a heartbeat to the story” of Tarell Alvin McCraney’s musical play, now on...

    The choreographer Camille A. Brown deftly uses the tradition of step to add “a heartbeat to the story” of Tarell Alvin McCraney’s musical play, now on Broadway.
    9 Last-Minute Valentine’s Day Ideas

    9 Last-Minute Valentine’s Day Ideas


    Michael Carbonaro of “The Carbonaro Effect” will demonstrate his magic skills in front of a live audience at Town Hall on...

    Whether you want to dance early in the morning or watch stand-up comics vie for a bachelor, here are some events for you.

    An Acrobat and a Dancer Walk Into a Circus (and Do Ballet in the Air)


    The director of “Non Solus,” which melds dance and acrobatics, talks about their different vocabularies and shared respect for the...

    The director of “Non Solus,” which melds dance and acrobatics, talks about their different vocabularies and shared respect for the body.
    Pam Tanowitz Joins Lineup for City Ballet’s Spring Gala

    Pam Tanowitz Joins Lineup for City Ballet’s Spring Gala


    Pam Tanowitz rehearsing her “Four Quartets” in June. (The backdrop is by Brice...

    Ms. Tanowitz’s piece, set to Bartok, replaces a previously announced commission from Emma Portner, who has withdrawn for personal reasons.
    6 Dance Performances to See in N.Y.C. This Weekend

    6 Dance Performances to See in N.Y.C. This Weekend


    A scene from Andrea Miller’s “To Create a World,” which will be performed at the Joyce Theater starting on...

    Our guide to dance performances happening this weekend and in the week ahead.

    #SpeakingInDance: The Dance Battle Is Joined


    Two dance teams go to war in “Battle! Hip-Hop in Armor,” part of It’s Showtime NYC’s residence at the Metropolitan Museum of...

    Two dance teams go to war in “Battle! Hip-Hop in Armor,” part of It’s Showtime NYC’s residence at the Metropolitan Museum of Art.