Events

Bint El Funk: Yemenite-Israeli Dance Party

Arts at the Armory |
March 15, 2018
8:00 pm

Join the party when the Yemenite-Israeli band makes their American debut with their wild fusion of Afro beats, soul, jazz and traditional Yemenite music. The evening kicks off with a performance by the tap dance/percussion troupe, Drumatix, led by Israel tap master Noa Barankin. Support for this concert provided in part by a CJP Young…

Transitional State with Guest Artist teXtmoVes

The Dance Complex
March 16, 2018
8:00 pm
March 17, 2018
8:00 pm

Transitional State attempts to describe, through a nonlinear narrative, characters overwhelmed by life transitions leading to a state of emotional unraveling, expressed through the movement and laughter. Through mercurial weight shifts we will explore how these sudden shifts, optimistically force us to adapt. Phases, a duet for longtime friends and dancers Karen Klein and Kelley…

The Wild Divine

Tsai Performance Center – Boston University
March 17, 2018
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
March 18, 2018
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

The Deborah Abel Dance Company presents The Wild Divine, an evening-length work the company is performing at the Tsai Performance Center, Boston University, with an ensemble of ten dancers and eight musicians under the musical direction of Lee Perlman. The Wild Divine is a mystical, emotional and spiritual journey to the true aliveness and beauty…

Mass Cultural Council Institute

DCU Center
March 17, 2018
9:15 am - 4:00 pm

Inspire. Connect. Empower. Join us at the free, inaugural Mass Cultural Council Institute on March 17 at the DCU Center in Worcester. Connect with peers and city and town leadership from every corner of the Commonwealth. Together we’ll unleash The Power of Culture. The DCU Center is physically accessible, and the 10am session will be open…

Balkan Music Night

51 Walden Performing Arts Center |
March 17, 2018
7:00 pm - 1:00 am

Now in its 33rd year, Balkan Music Night is a vibrant celebration of the rich musical traditions of the Balkans, and an immersive experience in music, dance, culture, and community. Since 1986, several hundred Balkan enthusiasts of all backgrounds have gathered annually in the Boston area to revel in the exciting rhythms and soulful melodies of Bulgaria,…

DANZABIERTA

The Institute of Contemporary Art/Boston
March 16, 2018
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
March 17, 2018
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

The award-winning pioneer of contemporary dance in Cuba, DanzAbierta performs the Boston premiere of Malson, a sharp and melancholic love letter to Havana based in a virtual world of relationships and conflict. Cuba’s bustling streets, colorful cityscapes, and blue sea come alive in film vignettes that partner with high-energy movement and original music by renowned…

Beauty & the Beast

Casey Theatre at Regis College
March 17, 2018
1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
March 17, 2018
6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
March 18, 2018
1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
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Once upon a time, there was a Merchant and his three daughters… Commonwealth Ballet presents Beauty & the Beast – a ballet setting of the classic fairytale set to the music of Respighi, Elgar, and Arnold. The company is joined by a cast of young dancers and guest artists. Join us for this narrated tale…

Boston Dancemakers Residency Information Session

Calderwood Pavilion at the BCA
March 21, 2018
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

  After a decade of successful residency programs, Boston Dance Alliance and Boston Center for the Arts have teamed up to create their newly-designed Boston Dancemakers Residency. Devised to provide two Boston-area artists with resources to research, develop and present original works of dance, the residency encourages dancemakers to take risks, invest time and focus on ensemble work, and…

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater

Boch Center Wang Theatre
March 22, 2018
7:30 pm
March 23, 2018
8:00 pm
March 24, 2018
2:00 pm
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In the turbulent year of 1968, then Celebrity Series Executive Director Walter Pierce took a chance with a single night engagement of a dynamic, emerging, African-American dance company at Boston’s John Hancock Hall. The success of the Boston debut of Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater has led to a 50-year relationship between this iconic dance…

Dance at the Cinema: The Flames of Paris

Coolidge Corner Theatre
March 25, 2018
10:00 am - 12:15 pm

In the era of the French Revolution, Jeanne and her brother Jérôme leave Marseille for Paris in support the revolutionary effort that is taking over the capital. While fighting for freedom, they both encounter love along the way… Very few ballets can properly depict the Bolshoi’s overflowing energy and fiery passion as can Alexei Ratmansky’s…