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One of the more hidebound notions about American art is that modern art photography was strictly an East Coast phenomenon, and that Los Angeles represented a cultural backwater. Last fall's publication of “Artful Lives,” Beth Gates Warren's...
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Culture MonsterSince its formation in 1992, the Diavolo ensemble has used portable architectural units to create movement theater about our relationship to an unstable environment. Artistic director Jacques Heim has sent his fearless performers plunging off a rocking...
1911: The Ballet Russes premiered ''Le Spectre de la Rose'' in Monte Carlo, with Vaslav Nijinsky and Tamara Karsavina. 1951: General Douglas MacArthur, relieved of his Far East command by President Harry S. Truman, bid farewell in an address to Congress...
Back in the early 1970s, Yvonne Rainer was in the midst of a transition from postmodern dance maker to experimental film auteur. She still had all kinds of ideas for new dances, but she would jokingly send them to her friend, the choreographer Trisha...
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Rosella Hightower, a prominent American Indian ballet dancer who rose to an illustrious career in the 1940s and 1950s and later started one of the premier dance schools in Europe, died overnight Nov. 3 at her home in Cannes, in the south of France. She...
One hundred years ago, on May 19, 1909, Serge Diaghilev's Ballets Russes debuted in France and redefined dance for the 20th century. Toiling for le tout Paris in front of the hot footlights of the Théâtre du Châtelet were ballet superstars Vaslav Nijinsky...
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Special to The TimesMarc Platt was a redheaded "rowdy" guy who wanted to work with pretty girls. Paul Maure was a skin-and-bones opera singer who discovered he'd rather take ballet class three times a day. Andrei Tremaine's mother brought him to his first class against his...
Paul Bohannan, the USC anthropologist who was the world's leading expert on the Tiv culture of Nigeria and who coined the phrase "the divorce industry" in his groundbreaking books on U.S. divorce, died July 13 at his home in Visalia, Calif. He was 87...
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