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Rodin and Dance: The Essence of Movement @ Courtauld Gallery

The exhibition space at the Courtauld Gallery is relatively small, just a little ante-room and a larger hall-shaped room. In these two spaces the gallery is hosting a scholarly exhibition devoted to a series of small sculptures of dancers created by the great French sculptor Auguste Rodin and titled… 1,254 more words

Art

Archive Exhibition Review • LAURA KNIGHT AT THE THEATRE • The Lowry Galleries • 2008

Although these two exhibitions must be appreciated independently (and indeed I think, frankly, there would seem to be no advantage in being considered together), there is a little fun to be had in comparing and contrasting these two 20th century painters from such different backgrounds. 714 more words

Theatre

FOR THE LOVE OF DANCE: MONACO CELEBRATES ITS BALLET COMPANIES

Deux expositions pour le prix d’une cet automne à Monaco. Two exhibitions for the price of one this fall in Monaco.

Two exhibitions currently underway at the Nouveau Musée National de Monaco highlight the important role played by dance in reinforcing Monaco’s standing on the international cultural scene. 439 more words

Evénements/Events

DANSOX: 'Nijinska' Lecture by Professor Lynn Garafola, Jacqueline du Pré Music Building 10th November 2016

DANSOX presents a guest lecture by distinguished Professor Lynn Garafola (Columbia University) who will discuss her work on Bronislawa Nijinska, one of the twentieth century’s greatest modernist choreographers.  137 more words

What's Happening

Review: Etat Libre d'Orange The Afternoon of A Faun -- 4.5 points

The Afternoon of A Faun (Etat Libre d’Orange, 2012) was born of a serendipitous encounter. Etienne de Swardt, founder of Etat Libre d’Orange… 521 more words

Reviews

Russian ballet at the Palace Theatre, London

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The plaque, which you can see at the end of the block of photos below, blithely proclaims that the Palace Theatre  is famed for being the home of London’s longest-running musicals. 1,371 more words

Architecture

Conchord Festival 2016 - Piano 4-hands afternoon concert

A mile or so along the river from where I live in Teddington, SW London, the attractive 18th-century church of St Mary’s in Twickenham sits on a grassy plinth overlooking the Thames. 493 more words

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