Dick Van Dyke to introduce TAP WORLD @ Nuart Theatre

Dance · Film
The delicious trailer, above, promotes TAP WORLD, a fun documentary about a special global dance community, the “tapfam,” a winsome and attractive multi-racial, multi-aged, multi-national gang of hoofers ’round the world. “Rhythm is the language of life,” asserts dancer Ted Louis Levy in the documentary’s opening minutes. Further, “It is an American art form.” Amendment: ...

Critic’s round-up: Indian Jazz Suites, Laguna’s ‘Stars of Dance’ 1

Dance · Reviews
L.A.’s big dance weekend — it had the dance-infatuated scampering up the heights of Bunker Hill, across the Cahuenga Pass and down Laguna way — has come to its close. Certainly the weekend’s big draw was the launch of a new contemporary dance company, Ezralow Dance, an event that also closed the Ford Amphitheatre for a ...

September’s dance reckoning in Los Angeles

Dance
For kids, September means back to school; for Jews, it’s the High Holidays. For dance lovers, an impossible surplus — even a Sophie’s Choice — of hot hot hot dance performances one September weekend. All augur certain fun, and because we’re in southern California each option combines nicely with an outdoor picnic. Nettlesome choices for dance fans! Fri ...