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Modern Dance Festival at the Modern
Jul 07, 2012

Witness a living embodiment of the concepts behind portraiture and figurative art in a “happening” series of miniature dances and scenes designed to be performed in silence. CD/FW company members will explore the idea of the very act of creating a portrait or modeling for one. Drawing ideas from art history, photography, and personal histories, the dancers will bring their personal interpretations to this long-standing tradition of the “portrait” as a form of human record-keeping and storytelling through art.

Jul 07, 2012

A public tour focused specifically on Lucian Freud: Portraits is available at 2 pm on the first Saturday of each month throughout the exhibition.

This tour does not require prior arrangements and begins in the Museum lobby.

 

Image: Lucian Freud, Two Irishmen in W11, 1984-5

Modern Dance Festival at the Modern
Jul 07, 2012

Hip hop, house, and street dance traditions are displayed in two high-energy documentary films from the Dance On Camera festival, featuring street dancers at their finest:

Modern Dance Festival at the Modern
Jul 08, 2012

Witness a living embodiment of the concepts behind portraiture and figurative art in a “happening” series of miniature dances and scenes designed to be performed in silence. CD/FW company members will explore the idea of the very act of creating a portrait or modeling for one. Drawing ideas from art history, photography, and personal histories, the dancers will bring their personal interpretations to this long-standing tradition of the “portrait” as a form of human record-keeping and storytelling through art.

Modern Dance Festival at the Modern
Jul 14, 2012

See the local premieres of three provocative short films from New York City's 2012 Dance On Camera festival (Dance Films Association). The passionate extremes of human relationships are displayed in two award-winning experimental narrative films:

Modern Dance Festival at the Modern
Jul 14, 2012

Guest pianist John Hopkins is featured with CD/FW choreographer/performer Sarah Newton in this lecture-performance. CD/FW artistic director Kerry Kreiman and other company members will share insights in regards to the role of improvisation in dance, while Hopkins compares and contrasts its role in music. Q&A time at the end will allow audience members to interact with the performers.

Modern Dance Festival at the Modern
Jul 20, 2012

The 2012 Modern Dance Festival at The Modern culminates in a beautiful showcase concert in the Grand Lobby, featuring a diverse sampling of American dance from the last 50 years. Special guests include internationally-renowned dance artist Bill Evans (New York), who will perform his own tap version of Gershwin’s “Three Preludes” in addition to a presentation of Daniel Nagrin’s 1958 solo “Blue Man.”

Modern Dance Festival at the Modern
Jul 21, 2012

Special guest Bill Evans (New York) will reflect on his career and his choreography. Evans is an internationally-recognized choreographer, performer, teacher, analyst, adjudicator, writer, and visionary in the fields of modern dance, contemporary dance, and dance education. Recent honors include: Dance Teacher Magazine’s Lifetime Achievement Award, University of Utah College of Fine Arts Distinguished Dance Alumnus Award, Honorary Doctorate from Cornish College of the Arts, and the National High School Dance Festival’s Outstanding Service Award.

Modern Dance Festival at the Modern
Jul 21, 2012

The 2012 Modern Dance Festival at The Modern culminates in a beautiful showcase concert in the Grand Lobby, featuring a diverse sampling of American dance from the last 50 years. Special guests include internationally-renowned dance artist Bill Evans (New York), who will perform his own tap version of Gershwin’s “Three Preludes” in addition to a presentation of Daniel Nagrin’s 1958 solo “Blue Man.”

Jul 31, 2012

Presented by the Fort Worth Guitar Guild.

Mitch Weverka, artistic director

Performers include: Zoran Anic (Serbia), Presti (United States), Marko Feri (Italy), and Robert Guthrie (United States)

For more information, call 817.721.8500

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