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Archive for August 30th, 2011

mid-week links

It’s not just in the US where dance artists and organizations struggle for funding and support. Below the NY Times gets commentary from dance professionals throughout Europe. Dancers in SLC had similar conversations at the Utah Dance Professionals Summit earlier this month at the Main Library.
http://www.nytimes.com/2011/08/28/arts/dance/sadlers-wells-bam-edinburgh-festival-and-arts-funding.html?_r=1&ref=dance

The dance listings in the NY Times this week also feature work by Eiko & Koma who recently visited Utah for SaltDanceFest. When and if they return (please, please!) perhaps they will contribute more of their outdoor works.
http://www.nytimes.com/2011/08/26/arts/dance/dance-listings-for-aug-26-sept-2.html?ref=dance

The Seattle Times recently announced some Princess Grace Award Winners
http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/html/thearts/2015957129_dance20.html

The SLTrib has a new events listing page on their revised website. Check it out to see upcoming shows including Curtain Up at the Rose (with Ballet West sneak peeks), Polychromatic (RW’s season opener) & the U’s Dance for the Camera Festival.

http://nowsaltlake.com/events?st=-56-