Social activist, gallerist, photographer and artist Mark Chamberlain is among this year’s nominees for artist of the year in the annual Art Stars Awards from the Laguna Beach Arts Alliance. “I guess it all boils down to artist since art is an ever evolving territory,” said Chamberlain, in explaining why he made the cut […]
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The article “Dance Fest Leaps Into Spring” in the April 6 edition misidentified the company where festival directed Jodie Gates danced. She is a former principal of the Joffrey Ballet. In addition, the story mistakenly described Robert Battle as a director rather than a choreographer. A photo caption in the April 6 edition imprecisely reported […]
Mesmerizing Moves Open Dance Festival Photos By Ted Reckas Dance devotees and art patrons received a double treat last Thursday during April’s Art Walk, where four different galleries typically displaying two-dimensional art works of permanence were filled with the volume of ephemeral three-dimensional contemporary choreography. The UC Irvine students transfixed their audience, demonstrating the artistic-athletic […]
In a move to maintain first-class dance programming on the local stage, Laguna Dance Festival’s spring season April 14-17 will feature the world-renowned Complexions Contemporary Ballet and its founding artistic director, the popular Desmond Richardson. Four different performances will include new material and repertory works, as well as combine ballet, contemporary dance, jazz and […]