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Weekend brings two new ways of looking at dance, including an outdoor ‘museum’

Weekend brings two new ways of looking at dance, including an outdoor ‘museum’

It’s time for dance in the Art City August schedule, after the new arts organization put the focus on music in the first weekend and film last weekend.

Zoe Dance puts technology on stage, on trial in ‘I Am Here Now’ starting Friday

Zoe Dance puts technology on stage, on trial in ‘I Am Here Now’ starting Friday

The image of serene, balletic dance gets a dramatic remix in “I Am Here Now,” which uses video projections and laser writing to show our fractured, distracted lives.

Hip-Hop Fest returns Thursday locking, popping, breaking, clowning, krumping

Hip-Hop Fest returns Thursday locking, popping, breaking, clowning, krumping

Young performers take to the stage in synchronized struts, controlled slides and dizzying, gravity-defying flips Thursday at the 18th annual Agassiz Baldwin Hip-Hop Festival.

Deborah Mason School of Dance brings Kraus on as teacher, plans opening event

Now in Somerville after 37 years in Cambridge, the school is preparing for a March grand opening and, as of Feb. 17, launching classes with Rozann Kraus, founder of The Dance Complex.

CRLS’ Dance/Works bounds back onstage to heat up wintry weekend

CRLS’ Dance/Works bounds back onstage to heat up wintry weekend

In many communities, going to a high school arts production means hours of cringing through an awkward obligation. In Cambridge, the Dance/Works show is rightfully a hot ticket.

School of Dance leaves Cambridge after 37 years, but stays just hop, skip, jump away

School of Dance leaves Cambridge after 37 years, but stays just hop, skip, jump away

It happened: Cambridge lost the Deborah Mason School of Dance – to just over the border in Somerville near Porter Square.

Troupe brings ‘A Century’ of exuberant Bollywood dance style to Central Square

Troupe brings ‘A Century’ of exuberant Bollywood dance style to Central Square

Our pop culture has been adopting Bollywood’s exuberant stylings for at least a decade, but next weekend Cantabrigians can see what we’ve been missing for the better part of a century.

City dance program fundraiser arrives Thursday with apt theme: Stayin’ Alive

City dance program fundraiser arrives Thursday with apt theme: Stayin’ Alive

To make sure it can pivot gracefully when the music changes – and in this case that means surviving the loss of its home to apartment and condo development – the Cambridge Youth Dance Program is holding a Thursday fundraiser pitting disco against development.

Better than your iPod: 150 performers to do Becks’ ‘Song Reader’ live in Davis

Better than your iPod: 150 performers to do Becks’ ‘Song Reader’ live in Davis

Beck’s latest album isn’t an album at all – it’s a collection of sheet music to be performed – so it’s lucky we have Brendan Burns and Karin Webb to organize musicians and dancers to let us hear what’s in Beck’s head.

Shared Choreographers’ Concerts dancing in, new and unique, for weekend shows

Shared Choreographers’ Concerts dancing in, new and unique, for weekend shows

As a volunteer-based, artist-run nonprofit organization, The Dance Complex is nothing if not democratic, and it proves it three times a year with its Shared Choreographers’ Concerts. The latest is in Central Square this weekend.

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