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June 2013 Blog Posts (6)

YAGP Gala 2013: "Stars of Today Meet the Stars of Tomorrow"

Dear Dancers,

 

Here's my seriously belated review of the Youth America Grand Prix Gala that took place on April 18th 2013 at the David H. Koch Theater in Lincoln Center, NYC. My excuse for the delay is that I was busy with a new production of "Sleeping Beauty" for Ballet Ambassadors, but there's still plenty of time for you to think about trekking to NYC next spring to catch the 2014 Gala.

 

Now for the surprise: After my less than laudatory review of…

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Added by Sondra Forsyth on June 22, 2013 at 2:30pm — No Comments

Savion Glover, Tapper Extraordinaire, at the Joyce NYC Through July 6th 2013

Dear Dancers,

 

If you'll be in New York City any time from now until July 6th 2013, don't miss the chance to see Savion Glover's one-of-a-kind evening of tap, "STePZ", at the Joyce Theater on 8th Avenue at 19th Street. As most of you know, he's the Tap Dance Kid all grown up, the boy wonder who dazzled on Broadway at the age of 12 and went on to become what the late tap legend Gregory Hines called "possibly…

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Added by Sondra Forsyth on June 22, 2013 at 1:37pm — No Comments

Symposium on Cultural Diplomacy in Latin America

“The Colors of Latin America: Preserving Traditional Arts & Heritage in a Multicultural World”

(Berlin; August 14th - 16th, 2013)

 

 

The countries of Latin America play host to a diverse range of cultural and ethnic backgrounds. The Iberian colonization of large parts of the South American continent in the 16th century led to the introduction of French, Spanish, and Portuguese culture in…

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Added by Mark Donfried on June 13, 2013 at 3:13am — No Comments

The International Symposium on Cultural Diplomacy in the UK

“Cultural Diplomacy throughout the Commonwealth on Nations: International Cooperation across Six Continents”

(London; July 10th - 12th, 2013

 

While citizens of the UK benefit from a relatively good economic and human rights situation, there is still some room for improvement in many of its former colonies within the Commonwealth of Nations. In an attempt to improve the sociopolitical and economic situations in a number…

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Added by Mark Donfried on June 13, 2013 at 3:12am — No Comments

The International Symposium on Cultural Diplomacy in the EU

“Sustainable Economic Growth, Further Integration and Common Identity: Moving towards a European Consensus”

(Brussels; July 3rd - 5th, 2013)

 

Since its foundation the EU has undergone multiple transformations in the socio-cultural, political, and economic spheres. Today, the European Union consists of 27 member states, all of which work closely together to develop policies to facilitate common interests such as the free…

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Added by Mark Donfried on June 13, 2013 at 3:11am — No Comments

The Art as Cultural Diplomacy Conference: A Forum for Young Leaders (ACD)

“Contemporary International Dialogue: Art-based Developments and Culture Shared between Nations”

London; August 21st - 26th, 2013

 

 

Art as Cultural Diplomacy: A Forum for Young Leaders (ACD) is a network of students and young professionals who have an interest in exploring the field of art as a vehicle for cultural diplomacy. Participants join the forum by taking part in an ACD Weeklong Seminar,…

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Added by Mark Donfried on June 13, 2013 at 3:10am — No Comments

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