Two Vogue Shows Strike Art-World Poses

On the front of the stage floor, laid out in tape, was a spiral of straight lines and right angles; further back was a grid. Both designs derive from the third part, the so-called black part, of Schlemmer’s work, as did most of Kyle Luu’s glamorous costumes, distinguished from the …

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

[Read about the events that our other critics have chosen for the week ahead.] MARTHA GRAHAM DANCE COMPANY at Alexander Kasser Theater at Montclair State University in Montclair, N.J. (Nov. 14-15, 7:30 p.m.; through Nov. 17). A character study of a frontier community, Graham’s enduring 1944 masterpiece “Appalachian Spring” explores …

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

Our guide to dance performances happening this weekend and in the week ahead. EPHRAT ASHERIE DANCE at the Joyce Theater (Nov. 5-6, 7:30 p.m.; Nov. 7, 8 p.m.). Asherie, a choreographer and B-girl, is infectiously charismatic: Her nickname, “Bounce,” aptly describes both her physical buoyancy and her lightness of spirit. …

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No, Sean Spicer Really Can’t Dance

As for Mr. Spicer, he’s as stiff and two-dimensional as a sheet of cardboard, with feet that move as if stuck in slabs of cement and arms that look like they’re still gripping the lectern. And while he acts as if he liked dancing — like he just wanted to …

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Mark Morris: Loves Dance, Hates Brussels

Such gifts, extremely rare, gained attention, though as Morris points out, acclaim didn’t bring much money or security — not for a dance company in America, even in those flusher days. But then, in 1988, somewhat miraculously (he gives Sellars the credit), Morris was hired as the dance director of …

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