Death of Pierre Lacotte, a dance master

Aurélie Dupont had allowed the choreographer (photographed here in 2013) to reconnect with choreography, in September 2021, at 89 years old. ALEXANDER NEMENOV / AFP Nicknamed “the archaeologist of ballet”, the French dancer and choreographer died at the age of 91. He devoted his life to reconstructing 19th century ballets. A master. Such was Pierre … Read more

The neighborhood opera where the living dance with the dead in Benin

Cinema invites us to understand, from another point of view, what we look at from the outside when we travel as tourists. Through the films made in the least visited corners of Africa, we can sneak behind the latticework of a family home, listen to every inflection of a native language and spy on what … Read more

The dance of the veil in Pierfranco Bruni’s writing of the trilogy

The dance of the veil in Pierfranco Bruni’s writing of the trilogy Marilena Cavallo* Writing is complicity: an invitation to fly and the journey is accomplished.Getting on the flying carpet of writing and immersing yourself in the charm of the night among the thousand adventures of words is the emotion that ensures this recently published … Read more

“Spinning is pure energy”: introduction to the (destabilizing) dance of the whirling dervishes

At the end of the afternoon, in Ornaisons (Aude), the participants in the retreat twirl or play the tambourine in a joy and abandonment shared by all. A broad smile graces the face of Rana Gorgani, the organizer, as she slowly stops spinning to sit next to the lute player. ” You cry ? », … Read more

Crazy piano, spiritual dance and electroacoustic improvisations soon in Baalbeck

At the Arab World Institute, a concert was held on December 2 by eight artists, brought together by Simon Ghraichy, who chose to offer their work and artistic talents to support the Baalbeck Festival. This event was born on the initiative of the virtuoso pianist, under the high patronage of François Hollande, within the framework … Read more

Descartes Dyptich, dance tells the ideas of Descartes at the Teatro Toselli

On Friday 16 December 2022 at 21 at the Teatro Toselli in Cuneo, for the itinerant season IPUNTIDANZA 2022/23, the EgriBiancoDanza Company returns with a new production, Descartes Dyptich, the last stage of Ergo Sum, a four-part project by the choreographer Raphael Bianco, co -director of the Company. Ergo Sum, developed since 2018 invites us … Read more

December in Dance at the Teatro Independencia closes its cycle

With artistic proposals of excellence, “December in Dance” goes through its last week presentations at the Teatro Independencia. Classical, modern, contemporary, traditional, folkloric, regional, popular and academic dances have been part of beautiful choreographies, which have been presented by prestigious Mendoza dance academies in the Mendoza main theater. These are the presentations that conclude the … Read more

Family theater, dance, a conference on classical music and the awards for the best mountain athletes, this week in Torrelodones

There are numerous cultural proposals that the program of the House of Culture of Torrelodones during the current week that starts today, Tuesday 13, at 7:30 p.m., in the Multipurpose Room, with the conference given by the cellist Alberto Hernández de Frutos about The Mass in B minor by Juan Sebastian Bachone of the masterpieces … Read more

Five appointments with contemporary art between travel, dance and spirituality

#Intransito: recounting the journeys of humanity to the Tiburtina station In Rome Tiburtina, until 11 December 2022there is #InTransito – creative experiences. For this third edition, the guiding theme is The Routes of Gaia: the Journeys of Humanity. L‘event is produced by the cultural association Music Theater International ETS in collaboration with Large Retail Stations … Read more

Sankofa: 25 years of dance that leads to the Afro roots

If there is something clear in Sankofa Danzafro is that they dance, above all, to be heard. Movements turned into political discourse. That has been the premise of Rafael Palacios, the founder and general director of this cultural corporation for the last 25 years. Dance has allowed Palacios to be many things at the same … Read more