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2006 Stories by Elizabeth Zimmer

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  • Listening to Dancing

    published August 29, 2006

    A stereotype persists of the "dumb dancer," the beautiful mover with nothing much to say. Like many stereotypes, this slander may contain a kernel... More >>

  • Festival Frenzy

    published August 29, 2006

    New York still sits at the center of the dance universe, but financial concerns make self-production increasingly hard. Getting into festivals... More >>

  • Minds of Summer

    published August 22, 2006

    New Yorkers can thank Dancing in the Streets, a nonprofit organization founded by Elise Bernhardt and now directed by Aviva Davidson, for opening... More >>

  • Framing Sevens

    published August 8, 2006

    Nature and culture battled for viewers at Brooklyn's Issue Project Room, where Yoshiko Chuma marshaled seven dancers, seven trombonists, and other... More >>

  • Survivor

    published June 13, 2006

    Postmodern dances have notoriously short shelf lives, performed for a weekend before they disappear forever. So choreographer Neil Greenberg's... More >>

  • Screen Test

    published May 2, 2006

    William Forsythe's five-year-old Kam mer/Kammer reads, now, like the last gasp of the theory era, a manifestation in video and... More >>

  • Greeks in Jeopardy

    published April 25, 2006

    An A-list crowd of downtown glitterati—fashion designers, film actors, and Mikhail Baryshnikov—last Thursday celebrated the New York... More >>

  • Leighton Kerner, 1927–2006

    published April 25, 2006

    We regret the passing of Leighton Kerner, a longtime Voice staff writer. Kerner, who covered classical music and opera for the Voice... More >>

  • In-the-Red Shoes

    published April 4, 2006

    When the curtain goes up at the Skirball Center on April 18, 80 years to the day after the debut of the Martha Graham Dance Company, we'll be... More >>

  • Postmodern Pioneer: The Next Generation

    published February 28, 2006

    Jonah Bokaer, at 18 the youngest dancer ever hired by Merce Cunningham, is now, at 24, a freelance choreographer, "dance activist," and host of... More >>

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