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The Thread, Sadler’s Wells Online

The latest Sadler’s Wells digital offering is 2019’s The Thread, a luminous collaboration between choreographer Russell Maliphant and Oscar-winning composer Vangelis (Chariots of Fire, Blade Runner) for the Athens-based production company Lavris. It’s a striking, contemporary take on Greek folk dance and classical mythology, with a series of … Continue reading

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Rumpelstiltskin, Sadler’s Wells Digital Stage

The latest in Sadler’s Wells’ Digital Stage programme – an impressively assembled online offering to keep audiences entertained during the shutdown – is balletLORENT’s family-friendly dance-theatre production Rumpelstiltskin. It was streamed as a “matinee” on Friday afternoon, and is available to watch for free on Sadler’s Wells’ Facebook … Continue reading

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Like Banksy himself, offering is ‘frustratingly out of reach’

In 2011, reclusive artist Banksy spotted an old water tank in LA and tagged it ‘THIS LOOKS A BIT LIKE AN ELEPHANT’. When news spread, and the tank’s value skyrocketed, a consortium of art dealers repossessed it, in the process … Continue reading

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Dance crazes and international co-operation

New articles in the Dance Today section include: Crazy for dance The ultimate countdown of the top 30 dance crazes, from Y.M.C.A. and Gangnam Style to MJ’s unforgettable Moonwalk and Thriller. Stepping Out Close contests, shock results and international co-operation at the 16th annual Pink … Continue reading

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The art of war

‘How do you police symbolic acts?’ In 2011, millions of people across the globe watched and waited for news of renowned conceptual artist Ai Weiwei, incarcerated by Chinese state officials for 81 days on spurious grounds. Last Friday, an astonishing … Continue reading

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