No A/C, a broken mic, an audience of 10 sweating and fanning. Yet the New York Performing Arts Company soldiered on. What an ironically generic name for veteran ethnic dancers of well-honed, distinctive skill, each draped in a succession of unique and glorious costumes. "Caravan to Cairo: Dances of North Africa and the Middle East" featured 11 works by choreographer Samara—a travelogue in movement (absolutely fabulous) and words (sometimes too many). Choice... More >>>