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Dance Dance Junior Season 2 shines the s...

Banglar Joyogaan episodes feature a stellar performance by traditional Raibeshe dancers, who bring “Raibeshe”, “a lost martial art form of Birbhum, Bardhaman and Murshidabad to life. The telegraph | Posted 01.07.21, 00:15 AM New episodes of the show Star Jalsha Dance Dance Junior Season 2 sheds light on Bengal folk and festive dance forms in […]

English Folk Dance and Song Society re-e...

The English Folk Dance and Song Society (EFDSS) in London issued a statement saying it was reassessing its archives because of historical documents containing racist language and attitudes. Material considered to be offensive will be reported to readers in the future. The statement reads: “We make every effort to flag all inventory items in the […]

THIS Traditional Goan Drama Dance Folk F...

A medley of prayers, songs, sketches and dances from different religions employing a myriad of linguistic traditions, the Zagor Festival exudes a truly secular aura. Recalling the Portuguese occupation, this annual ritual is celebrated in several villages in Goa, such as Anjuna, Nageshi and Siolim. Let’s explore more of this complex yet entertaining drama which […]

Malawian folk songs, kathi folk dance pe...

The folk music and dance impressed the audience with its tranquility. As part of the Gamak series, Malawian folk songs and Kathi folk dances were featured on the Madhya Pradesh State Tribal Museum Youtube channel on Tuesday. Tribal Folk Kala and Boli Vikas Akademi broadcast the presentation of “Malawi Gayan” of Shalini Vyas, Bhopal and […]

watch contemporary Georgian folk dance v...

Masterfully shot by New York-based Uzbek-born cinematographer George Itzhak and choreographed by Georgian and Moscow-raised dancer and performance artist Lea Elisha, the clip portrays Elisha as the goddess; a wanderer like the wind, swaying to a rhythmic and meditative melody and set against the backdrop of the Californian desert at golden hour. “We proposed a […]

Morenada: Bolivia and Peru compete for A...

To the rhythm of drums, cymbals, rattles and trumpets, hundreds of dancers marched in front of the Bolivian government palace on Tuesday to defend the morenada, an Andean folk dance of uncertain origin, declared cultural heritage by Peru last week . Costumes full of sequins and multicolored masks combined with the thunder of drums under […]

Sama Chakwa: Mithila folk dance needs sa...

Sama Chakwa: Mithila folk dance needs saviors International Dance Day: final act of the dance drama Bihari Performers say Sama Chakwa dance is not only about physical movement, but also expression and storytelling Sama Chakwa, a lesser-known folk dance from Bihar that once represented the creations of poets and artisans working together, is taking its […]

Discovery of folk dance: how an unlikely...

The first thing I learned in folk dancing was the categorical excuse. “Sorry!” “Forgive me!” and “Does it hurt? On this dance floor, I was a well-meaning threat. My wife, Chrissie, said that dancing would improve our quality time together. Folk dance circles had few African Americans at the time. I was as easy to […]

Folk dance group gives Irish twist to bh...

An Ireland-based Bhangra band left the internet mesmerized with a special St. Patrick’s Day performance. Shamrock Bhangra, who usually performs to traditional Punjabi songs, gave their dance a unique groove twist to the beats of an Irish song. They then shared the video on their official Instagram account, which has now been viewed nearly 500 […]

85-year-old grandfather keeps rare folk ...

Eevery now and then you meet people who break down barriers and inspire us to achieve our goals, without excuses. Bhathirappan, 85, from Thekampatti village in the Coimbatore district, is one such person. He is a representative of Tamil Kummi folk art – a mixed form of song and dance and has performed in various […]

WATCH: Samantha Bernardo performs Filipi...

MANILA – After being one of the winners of the “Top 5 on Arrival” contest, Samantha Bernardo is determined to make her mark in the next challenge presented by Miss Grand International. Applicants were asked to create short introductory videos from their respective hotel rooms as part of the “How to Know Yourself in 1 […]

Filipino folk dance and music take cente...

Oakland, California – The Oakland Asian Cultural Center (OACC) will present its second virtual concert in the “Celebrating Our HeART-filled Heritage” performing arts series, featuring members of the Parangal Dance Company, a Filipino folk dance ensemble from the Bay Area which aims to preserve the indigenous people of the Philippines culture through captivating performances and […]

Folk dance, music performed at the Triba...

Folk dance and music were performed at the Madhya Pradesh State Tribal Museum on Wednesday. Ganesha Gurjar and the Khandwa Dara group performed the “verses of the saints of Nimari” and the Baiga “Karama” tribal dance was performed by Devi Singh and Sathi Dindori. Ganesh Gurjar and the band started playing with Ganesh Vandana – […]

Shanvi Srivastava: From horseback riding...

Filming for director Abrid Shine Mahaveeryar’s next film, which has Nivin Pauly and Asif Ali as male protagonists, has started in Rajasthan. Actress Kannada Shanvi Srivastava is the heroine and the actress says she is thrilled to be making her debut in the Malayalam industry. She says, “We had workshops for a few days and […]

Junagarh immerses in the flavor of the t...

Through Express news service BHAWANIPATNA: Bodo dance from Assam, Paik dance from Jharkhand and Bajasal from Kalahandi were a visual and rhythmic treat for art lovers and locals on the second day of the three-day National Tribal Tribal Dance and Music Festival in Junagarh, Kalahandi district. The three-day carnival, organized by Odisha Sangeet Natak Akademi […]

Pallavi Krishnan and his troupe perform ...

Bhopal: Pallavi Kishan and his troupe performed “Matki, Panihari” and Sanja folk dances and wowed audiences at the town’s Tribal Museum on Wednesday. It was part of the ‘Gamak’ series of programs, organized by the Culture Directorate. Ujjain’s troupe started with the Matki dance which is mainly performed in the Malwa region of the state. […]

Barle Obtains Padma Shri For Promotion O...

Radhe Shyam Barle, 54, received Padma Shri, India’s fourth highest civilian honor, for her contribution to art. A resident of Durg of Chhattisgarh, Barle has been associated with the state’s Panthi folk dance since his childhood. He has also taught dance across the country and abroad. Panthi is mainly performed by men from the Santnami […]

Kalahandi Folk Dance Troupe Gets the Rep...

BHUBANEWAR: When Guru Dhyanananda Panda (41) arrived in New Delhi earlier this month, he was a happy man. It was not his first visit to the national capital, but it was surely the most special, as his students will perform “Bajasal” or “Bihasal”, a folk dance from the Kalahandi district, during the parade of the […]

Rajmani Tiwari and his troupe perform ‘D

BHOPAL: Rajmani Tiwari and Rewa’s troupe performed the folk dance ‘Dul-Dul Ghori’ at the town’s tribal museum on Friday. It was part of the ‘Gamak’ series of programs, organized by the Culture Directorate. Folk dance is performed on the occasion of marriage by men. In the dance, a hollow case of ghori (mare) is prepared […]

National folk dance festival from Decemb...

Excelsior correspondent JAMMU, December 25: The Cultural Center of the North Zone, Patiala (Ministry of Culture, Government of India) and the Academy of Arts, Culture and Languages ​​of Jammu and Kashmir jointly organize five days of “National Folk Dance Festival” from December 26 at the Abhinav Theater, here.It was leaked by the director of the […]

Awadhi music, folk dance performed under...

As part of the Gamak series, awadhi music and folk dancing were performed here on Thursday at the Madhya Pradesh State Tribal Museum, Ayodhya artist Vandana Mishra performed “Awadhi” songs and Vikas Shukla from Harda performed “Danda” folk dance. The presentation began with vocals from Vandana Mishra and the troupe, in which she performed “Awadhi” […]

With few people willing to step up, Kash...

As a child, Dilshad Ara mischievously entangled women’s braids with each other as they performed the Kashmiri folk dance, deck-house. Over time, her focus shifted to their actions and she was able to synchronize the movement of her feet with that of other women. Over the years, 65-year-old Ara, a resident of Karan Nagar region […]

Dance Academy celebrates 40 years of tea...

02:26 It has been 40 years since students were finally able to choose ethnic Chinese folk dance as their specialty. The Beijing Dance Academy, one of the leading institutions of its kind in China, marked this milestone with a special exhibition and a series of performances at the 798 Art District in Beijing. When the […]

Quest Elementary to Host First Evening o...

Natalia Roman, a fifth grade student from Quest Elementary School, can’t wait to show her parents some dance moves at the school’s first ever family folk dance night. This also applies to his younger brother. “My brother, he loves music, so he will be happy to learn that too,” Roman said. “My brother is 4 […]

No folk dancing, new rules for Rath Yatr...

Kullu, the Valley of the Gods, is one of the most picturesque places in India. Kullu is known for its magnificent gorges, marvelous waterfalls, chatty mountain stream, and ancient temples, and the valley is also known for its larger-than-life grand Dussehra celebrations. It is a beautiful mix of culture, history and rich rituals.Also Read – […]

Yanhe dance: the distinctive folk dance ...

04:51 China’s ethnic minorities have long been known for their diverse and distinctive folk music and dance styles. Here in Yunnan Province (southwest China), the Yi ethnic group has a unique dance style with tobacco cases. The Yanhe dance, which literally means tobacco case dance, uses round tobacco cases, usually made of bamboo and wood, […]

The history of Mexican folk dance

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) – As we continue our celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month, we take a look at traditional Mexican folk dance, its history, and how the people of southern Nevada keep the culture alive. “It’s all about attitude and expression,” said Juan. “Dancing is important because it’s something that can be passed down from […]

Melodious classical music and colorful f...

The Indian Heritage Center’s diverse and eclectic range of programs at CultureFest 2020 revolves around the epic Indian literary work – The Ramayana. From September 5 to 20, CultureFest 2020 brings a wide variety of performances, exhibitions and workshops to the public in its first-ever digital edition via the Indian Heritage Center Facebook page. Part […]

Virgin folk dance | Cyprus courier

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International folk dance club steps to z...

When COVID-19 ended many student activities at UMass Lowell last spring, UML folk dance club president Sarah Bustin did not take the time to sit down. Life without folk dancing would be difficult for Bustin, who says her body and soul are enriched by the human connection it brings. The Folk Dance Club would continue […]

Nimadi folk dance projected on MPSTM You...

It was a delicious and energetic Sunday evening for the Bhopalites. The broadcast of Nimadi’s folk dances ‘Kathi’ and ‘Gangaur’ took place on the Madhya Pradesh State Tribal Museum YouTube channel on Sunday. Music lovers spent an evening with calm classical music and Nimadi and Kathi’s fun dancing on the floor. As part of the […]

Croatian National Folk Dance Association

When dancers from the professional Slovak folk art ensemble Sl’uk took to the stage at the Croatian National Theater in Zagreb last September, not everyone comfortably seated could have known what to expect. Known for their acrobatic and zealous performances, Slovaks have circled in the air, mirroring the celebratory movements practiced by their ancestors at […]

Legényes at home: social media challenge

During this period of home quarantine, more and more challenges are appearing on social media sites, including movements that encourage exercise, healthy eating or environmental awareness. The initiative of the Hungarian National Dance Ensemble, the To dance Legényes at home!, asks folk dance lovers to show off their dancing skills at home. Since the start […]

BYU International Folk Dance Ensemble Br...

The ensemble arrives in the region on Tuesday March 10 and will present a unique exhibit of history, rhythm and dance from around the world at the Meyer McLean Performing Arts Theater at the Four Rivers Cultural Center. A dancer from the Ballet Folkórico Mexico Lindo performed at Lions Park last year. The Nampa-based dance […]

‘And Then We Danced’: Queer As Folk Danc

“It is not the lambada,” a grim-faced dance teacher reminds his students in Levan Akin’s And then we danced, directing his comments primarily at Merab (Levan Gelbakhiani), whose movements have leaned too much towards the feminine for his liking. In the traditional Georgian dance, he tells her, “You should be like a nail,” and his […]

Dancing through history – creation of a

Folk songs and dances have long been an integral part of Latvian historical culture. So much so that the Baltic song and dance celebrations, which date back to 1873 in Latvia and can bring together up to 40,000 singers and dancers, have joined the UNESCO List of Intangible Cultural Heritage in 2008. According to Latvia […]

5 popular folk dance forms from Manipur

The origin of Manipuri dance goes back to ancient times that go beyond recorded history. The dance, originating in the state of Manipur, is associated with many rituals and traditional festivals. There are legendary references to the dances of Shiva and Parvati and other gods and goddesses who created the universe. However, Manipuri is not […]

The folk dance of the students of Rayaga...

Koraput: Much to the delight of the students and the authorities concerned, the tribal folk dance performed by the students of the Bhakurguda Ashram in the Rayagada district found pride of place in a clip titled “Wake Up”. It was prepared by Unicef ​​for children on the occasion of the 70th anniversary of the world […]

I Dance Hungary: Online courses aim to i...

The sound of bagpipes, violins, violas, double basses, rotating lutes, lyres and various shepherd’s flutes form the basis of enchanting Hungarian folk dances. Somogia and Szek. And now foreign dance lovers can easily learn these dances thanks to I dance Hungary, the first online platform for non-Hungarians, created under the patronage of the Friends of […]

Chinese folk dance kicks off New Year’s

[Photo/Xinhua] A Chinese folk dance stunned thousands of people in Times Square in New York (NYC) on Tuesday night as it kicked off one of the world’s most famous New Year’s countdowns. Co-hosted by the Sino-American Friendship Association and the Times Square Alliance, the show featured more than a dozen dancers dressed as figures from […]

Rahul Gandhi takes part in a folk dance ...

New Delhi: head of Congress Rahul gandhi participates in a folk dance at the inaugural ceremony of Rashtriya Adivasi Nritya Mahotsav in Raipur. The Congress leader is the guest of honor at the event chaired by Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel. The National Tribal Dance Festival is held for the first time in Chhattisgarh. #LOOK Chhattisgarh: […]

Folk Dance a huge draw

Long before the curtain rose for the folk dance competition on the Aingoth Pitch on Sunday morning, TT Rasna had secured a spot in one of the front rows. She wanted to watch the HSS girls play from a point of view. Like Rasna, who belongs to Kasaragod district and a former candidate for district […]

Jammu Sanskriti School Kathua hosts folk...

Interschool dance competition winners posing for a group photo at Jammu Sanskriti School Kathua. Excelsior correspondentKATHUA, November 23: In an effort to hone students’ dance skills and instill cultural ethics under the aegis of Jammu Sahodya, an interschool folk dance competition was held by the Jammu Sanskrit School, here.Ganshyam Singh, DC Additional Kathua was the […]

West Odisha folk dance ‘Nachniyan’ fades

Jamtikra: Traditions evolve over the years and are passed down to posterity over time through a process of socialization. However, we have left behind the traditional folk dance form “Nachniyan” of Western Odisha, in our march towards modernity. According to reports, the Nachniyan folk dance was traditionally performed on auspicious occasions such as weddings, thread […]

Celts – Irish folk dance and ballet – KC

Your security is our priority The Kansas City Ballet requires proof of full COVID-19 vaccination along with proper identification and a valid event ticket to attend performances at the Kauffman Center. Negative test results will not be accepted at this time. Masks are mandatory at all times on Kauffman Center premises, unless actively eating or […]

Kangana Ranaut performs Pahadi Nati folk...

Actor Kangana Ranaut recently attended his brother Aksht Ranaut’s engagement ceremony with members of his family. A video of the same feature is currently going viral on social media. Video shows Kangana joining other women in her family to perform the traditional Pahadi dance known as Nati in the region. This folk dance belongs to […]

Kangana Ranaut as an adorable little gir...

Renowned for displaying her great talent on screen, Kangana Ranaut has been a sacred performer since her first film Bandit(2006). His flair for performance dates back to the adorable throwback pic shared by the actor’s team on Instagram. The photo is of a school function in which a little girl in a traditional green outfit […]

Bridport Folk Dance Club celebrates 100 ...

AS Bridport Folk Dance Club celebrates its 100th anniversary, Gwenda Selley and Monty Crook take a look at its long history. It was on Monday, September 19, 1920 that a group of women first met in the congregation’s classroom in Bridport, and the Bridport Folk Dance Club (BFDC) officially began. With the support of the […]

Sorsogon sets Guinness World Record for ...

Sorsogon (CNN Philippines, October 31) – Sorsogon set a new Guinness Record for the largest presentation of Filipino folk dance in one place. The Sorsogon Provincial Information Office said a total of 7,127 people took to the streets of Sorsogon town on Thursday and danced to “Pantomina sa Tinampo,” a folk dance mimicking the “courtship […]

Folk Dance Club enlivens tradition – Whi

Junior Tamsen Shissler works with community members on various folk dance techniques. Photo by Amara Garibyan Traditional Romanian, Israeli, Greek and other dance styles come to life at Whitman College thanks to the Folk Dance Club. The Folk Dance Club is a student-run organization run by junior Tamzen Shissler and sophomore Alicia Cover. The club […]

Folk music and dance captivate audiences...

The event was graced by Peruvian Ambassador to India Carlos R Polo, who was escorted by members of the management, President Vipin Sahni, Directors Rohit Singh and Saiyam Sahni. Delhi’s World Public School (DWPS), Noida Extension, recently hosted a traditional Peruvian folk dance and music concert called Melodies of the Andes on their campus. It […]

Nearly 900 Mexican Artists Set Folk Danc...

(France Media Agency) Guadalajara, Mexico ● Mon 26 August 2019 2019-08-26 19:05 872 0290f9de4aeb62f98549b410b5838939 2 Art & Culture Mexico,culture,art-and-culture,dance,folk dance,world record To free Nearly 900 people twirled and tapped their feet to mariachi music in the Mexican city of Guadalajara to set a Guinness World Record for the world’s largest folk dance. The scorching heat […]

Nearly 900 Mexican artists set world rec...

Nearly 900 Mexican artists set world record for folk dance August 25, 2019 – 9:00 Mariachi dancers pose with the Guinness World Record for Greatest Mexican Folk Dance in Guadalajara, Jalisco State, Mexico, August 24, 2019. AFP / Ulises Ruiz Guadalajara, Mexico: Nearly 900 people whirled and stomped to mariachi music in the Mexican city […]

Bengaluru students keep classical and fo...

Dance, they say, is a reflection of our culture and our heritage. And that’s exactly what the city’s colleges and students aim to promote. While there is no dearth of opportunities to learn and perform modern dance forms in the city, it is the traditional performing arts – like Yakshagana and Dollu Kunitha – in […]

Rangabati inspired by 14 types of folk d...

Rangabati’s song has already created a buzz on social media, but did you know that its choreography is inspired by more than 14 types of folk dances from all over the country? While the song is performed by Surajit Chatterjee and Iman Chakraborty, it is choreographed by Bunty. One of Odisha’s most popular folk songs […]

Full of color, rhythm and dynamism, Tulu...

The ‘Aati’ season which falls in the months of July-August brings a festive delight to the Tulunadu region. ‘Aati’ is the heavy rain month in the Tulu calendar. The calendar, one of the oldest Traditional Indian solar calendars, is generally used in the northern regions of Kasaragod district in Kerala and Dakshina Kannada, in Udupi […]

Folk dance celebrates its 30th anniversa...

Hello, time traveler!This article has been published 03/06/2019 (847 days ago), the information it contains may therefore no longer be up to date. At the end of May, students from Louis Riel School Division returned to St. Vital Park for the annual Folk Dance in the Park event and took to the St. Vital Park […]

Watch: Artists perform folk dances in Va...

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“Dark Fragrance”: Folk Dance Begins Nati

01:58 The dance performance Dark Fragrance has just finished its run at the Beijing National Theater. The acclaimed show is now ready for a nationwide tour, to showcase the best of dance traditions from more than a dozen Chinese ethnic groups. Dark Fragrance features 14 folk and ethnic dance traditions from all over China. The […]

Young city dwellers help revive mazurka ...

Warsaw: Couples spin to the lively rhythm of Polish mazurka folk dance in scenes reminiscent of peasant life in centuries past. On rhythmic violin and accordion, they could almost be back in simple cottages in Mazovia, the region around the Polish capital, Warsaw, from which dance and music were named. Brought across Europe and beyond […]

Young city dwellers help revive Polish f...

Stanislaw Waszak (Agence France-Presse) Warsaw, Poland ● Mon 20 May 2019 2019-05-20 19:06 973 db1d47cf6ffbed4060cfaa8738dcd52 2 Art & Culture Poland, folk dance, Mazurka To free Couples spin to the rousing rhythm of the Polish mazurka folk dance in scenes reminiscent of peasant life in centuries past. To the rhythm of violin and accordion, they could […]

Meet Boss Morris, the stylish young wome...

Dawn on May 1st at Painswick Beacon in Gloucestershire; the sun is still a shine of gold through the cloud. A few coated locals gathered to watch the May 1 show. A Labrador on a leash watches a curious looking beast. “Tiiiiiis temps,” Alex Merry calls out as Shepherd’s Hey knocks on the melodeon squeeze […]

61st Annual San Antonio Folk Dance Festi...

Click to enlarge Courtesy of the International Folklore Dance Festival A signature of Alamo City for 60 years and more, the San Antonio Folk Dance Festival (SAFDF) returns to the Our Lady of the Lake University campus this week with a program that is sure to be bittersweet for kids. organizers and regulars. Nelda Guerrero […]

Merging international culture, folk danc...

If you are going to What: Brigham Young University International Folk Dance Ensemble ‘Voyage’ When: 7-8:30 p.m. March 9 (Longmont) and March 16 (Loveland) Or: Longmont High School, 1040 Sunset St., Longmont and Thompson Valley High School, 1669 Eagle Dr., Loveland Cost: $ 12 More information: tix.byu.edu From Irish jig to American clogging to Polynesian […]

Nalmes Folk Dance Spectacular Brings Ady...

The women of the Nalmes dance troupe perform in a majestic style. Russia is such a vast country that it continues to produce self-sustaining republics that few outside the region have ever heard of – all with their own folk dance ensembles. One of those places is Adyghea, an enclave lost in the bushy foothills […]

Savior of folk dance

Characteristics Debbie jacob Sunday February 3, 2019 American photographer Carl Van Vechten’s iconic photo of Beryl McBurnie. Photo courtesy of Carl Van Vechten Estate. There are people in Caribbean history who transcend even the highest notion of heroes and come under the realm of what we call “characters”. Beryl McBurnie is a character. Its biographer, […]

Priyanka Chopra teaches Sophie Turner a ...

Priyanka Chopra and Nick Jonas got married in an idyllic ceremony at Umaid Bhavan Royal Palace in Jodhpur, Rajasthan and have since blown us away with their gorgeous wedding looks. Priyanka hosted a reception after her wedding in Delhi and Prime Minister Narendra Modi attended the ceremony. Nick and Priyanka gave the exclusive rights to […]

Folk Dance Club de-recognized by the ASA

A six-decade-old club made up mostly of alumni, staff and community members forced to relocate to another space By Kaitlyn Hennacy November 8, 2018 The International Folk Dance Group dances to music from Eastern Europe as groups organized in lines and circles at La Sala on October 28. Kevin Ly – Technology The MIT Folk […]

Dog performs Filipino folk dance “tinikl

Okay, you can sit your dog down, but can he perform a Filipino folk dance? Facebook user June Lazarte posted a now viral video of a Chihuahua playing two weeks ago ringing, a traditional dance in the country that involves people banging bamboo poles on the ground and against each other, while several dancers step […]

Folk Dance and Music Event Coming Octobe...

COOS BAY – The South Coast Folk Society is delighted to welcome Chubritza, a Balkan and international folk dance group from Arcata, CA, for a concert/dance from 7-10 p.m. on Saturday, October 21 at the Harding Learning Center located at 755 S. 7th Street in Coos Bay. Chubritza sings folk songs in many languages ​​and […]

A Legacy of Diversity at BYU’s Internati

Mark and Jeanette Geslison, who have taught dance and music at BYU for over 20 years, worked together to host their International Folk Dance Ensemble “Journey” concert this Friday, March 31 at the Covey Center for the Arts. “Journey” gives audiences a taste of the world by experiencing dance and music from people all over […]

Irish folk dancing and music is coming t...

posted on Thursday, November 5, 2015 by Polk Newsroom Polk State College will host an evening of Irish folk dancing and music at 7 p.m. on November 19 at the Polk State Lake Wales Arts Center, 1099 State Road 60 East. The concert is free and open to the public. A reception, also free and […]

Review: Alessandro Sciarroni offers folk...

How do you watch a performance when you’ve been given permission to leave – but not return – at any time? More lovingly or less? This invitation was extended to the audience of “FOLK-S, will you still love me tomorrow? by Alessandro Sciarroni. Thursday at New York Live Arts, the New York debut of M. […]

Katara celebrates Moldova: Katara hosts ...

By Raynald C. RiveraA show of Moldovan folk dance and music captivated the audience at the Katara Opera House on Friday. Dressed in colorful costumes, the students of the Academy of Music, Theater and Fine Arts in Chisinau, a leading Moldovan cultural institution, entertained the crowd with their impressive performance of a number of dance […]

On the Verge: Milky Chance does electro-...

patrick ryan | USA TODAY Meaningless nickname: With a name that could have been taken from a Mad Libs musical, you might expect a quirky story of how Milky Chance got his nickname. Alas, “it doesn’t make sense,” says Clemens Rehbein, half of the German electro-folk duo whose Stolen dance topped USA TODAY’s alternative and […]