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April

A little music and dance with your Sunday Brunch? Please come see:

matt + dragons

Sunday morning, April, 2014

10:00 am

in Studio Two at The Dance Complex

An hour of music and dance. Matt Samolis, flute, presents:

Raag Bhairav

Bhairav is considered by some to be the most important raga in the Hindustani classical tradition. It is a morning raga, extremely solemn and portraying the peacefulness of a strong mind.

w/ Randall Winchester, Tibetan bowls

5 Studies in Carnatic Modes (1972), by Eugene Bozza

Carnatic music is a system of music commonly associated with the southern part of the Indian subcontinent. It is one of two main sub-genres of Indian classical music that evolved from ancient Hindu traditions. The main emphasis in Carnatic music is on vocal music; most compositions are written to be sung, and even when played on instruments, they are meant to be performed in gayaki (singing) style.

and then...

Chasing Dragons, Lynn Frederiksen choreography, and Randy Winchester, sound score and live trombone. Danced by Lynn and Paul. East meets West, history confronts information, texture triggers telemetry.

Links: Information about Matt Samolis’ new music series at the Church of the Advent is here: shoebei.wordpress.com and about other projects, here: mattsamolis.org.

Information about Randy Winchester’s new music and performance series Hypothesize, Improvise and Otherwise is here: improvisehypothesizeotherwise.wordpress.com and information about the Nave Music Series, here: www.facebook.com/navemusicsomerville


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aMaSSiT: Sprung AND Prometheus Dance: Memory.The Dance Complex
presents:

works from aMaSSiT - a make it/share it/show it creative lab: Sprung

with guest Prometheus Dance

April 25 & 27, 2014 8:00pm

Reserve tickets for aMaSSiT Sprung at 617-547-9363 x10

More information about "Sprung".

AND

Prometheus Dance

presents: Memory

featuring The Elders Ensemble of Prometheus Dance

choreography: Diane Arvanites & Tommy Neblett

April 26, 2014 8:00pm & April 27, 2014 5:30pm

Reserve tickets for Memory at 508-405-4085 or info@prometheusdance.org

More Information about "Memory".

aMaSSiT: Sprung AND Prometheus Dance: Memory.The Dance Complex
Julie Ince Thompson Theatre in Central Square
536 Massachusetts Avenue
Cambridge, MA 02139

Join us before, after and between shows for refreshments in the lobby.

General Admission: $20.00 (seniors, students, Boston Dance Alliance members $15.00)

aMaSSiT features works & works-in-progress by: Thasia Giles, Chien Hwe Hong, Eugenia Kim, Carey McKinley,  Kara Fili & Tara Webster, Brian Feigenbaum & Lawrence Academy, Diane Arvanites & Tommy Neblett.

aMaSSiT mentors: Diane Arvanites, Peter DiMuro, Brian Feigenbaum, and Tommy Neblett.

 

Funded in part by the Cambridge Arts Council and the Massachusetts Cultural Council

photos: Prometheus Dance/background photo: Gabriel Rizzo


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May

FREE - Informal Showing at The Dance Complex. Sunday, May 4th!FREE
Informal Showing

Sunday, May 4, 2014 at 2:00pm

Studio 1

Works choreographed by Heather Brown and Thasia Giles

Please join Massachusetts-based artists/choreographers Heather Brown and Thasia Giles on Sunday, May 4 at 2pm for a FREE informal studio showing of works-in-progress. Featured work will include a new variation of "Being" which was originally performed as part of a fundraiser for Spindle City Ballet.

Heather Brown's choreographic style is a fusion of ballet technique and modern dance movement. Her current works experiment with capturing the freedom and aesthetic afforded by a strong ballet base. Thasia Giles employs gesture and pedestrian phrasing to generate movement sequences.

Q&A with artists will follow the showing.

The Dance Complex
Julie Ince Thompson Theatre in Central Square
536 Massachusetts Avenue
Cambridge, MA 02139


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SOME TIME TOGETHER

Faculty & Friends Concert
a concert of diverse dances by the teaching artists of The Dance Complex

Friday, May 9, 2014 at 8:00pm (program A)

Saturday, May 10, 2014 at 8:00pm (program B)

Sunday, May 11, 2014 at 6:00pm (program B)

Sunday, May 11, 2014 at 8:00pm (program A)

Tickets: $20.00/general admission ($18.00/Boston Dance Alliance members)

For more information see flyer or email Peter DiMuro at peter@dancecomplex.org.


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DANCES FOR A MOTHER'S DAY
a 45-minute concert created by Youth and Family Teaching Artists at The Dance Complex

May 11, 2014 at 5:00pm

The Dance Complex
536 Mass Ave
Cambridge, MA 02139
in Central Square

Tickets: $5.00 general admission, $12 for families of 3 or more

Reserve by calling 617.547.9363 x10 ~ cash or check at door

For more information contact Peter DiMuro at peter@dancecomplex.org

Did you dance for your Mother today?
The Dance Complex presents Dances for a Mother’s Day
on May 11, 2014, a 45-minute mother- friendly (and the rest of the family, too) program featuring ballet, modern, hip hop and flamenco dance.

April 12, 2014 - Cambridge, MA: Students and Teaching Artists from The Dance Complex’s Youth & Family Classes will take to the stage especially with Mom in mind in a 45-minute informal concert featuring the groups Always Be Dancing, led by Eve Costarelli, Boston Children’s Foundation Guardians of Isadora directed by Dicki Macy Johnson, The School of Classical Ballet, with director Kirsta Sendziak and the students of Carl Alleyne in a Hip Hop demo!

Bring Mom along and treat her and all the family to a program of vibrant dances performed primarily by youth (and a few guest adults!) The program will be concise to allow all to enjoy Mother's Day, but feel free to stay after to talk about the performance and ask the faculty artists about their ongoing classes at The Dance Complex.

The Dance Complex is a unique center for dance where all can come to learn and grow. Youth and Family classes are especially supportive of individuals while encouraging growth through creativity and a thorough movement practice. Our classes for Youth and Families engage minds and bodies in a non-competitive atmosphere, and provide a basis for healthy moving — whether dancing on stage or in the studio, or navigating the “choreography” of daily living as children and families grow.


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Grant Jacoby & Dancers presents

DEBUT

Friday May 30th & Saturday May 31st at 8 PM

The Dance Complex
536 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge, MA

Pay what you can (suggested donation of $15-$20)

For more information, please e-mail grantjacoby@gmail.com

 

debut - May 30th & 31st at The Dance Complex!

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