Iraqi Dancer's Dreams Cut Short By Terrorism

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Chicago's Fine Arts Building Has 10 Floors But Innumerable Stories

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Notorious FDA? Feds Turn To Hip-Hop To Tamp Down Teen Smoking

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Stranger Than Fiction: Cuba, Spies, Bombs And Dance

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Six of Damine's 10 remaining children perform in the finale of the village's annual kabuki festival. Elise Hu/NPR hide caption

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As A Japanese Mountain Village Shrinks, So Do Its Prospects For Kabuki

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At 42, Matthew Rushing Might Just Be The Peyton Manning Of Dance

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From Streets To Stage, Two Dance Worlds See Harmonization And Chaos

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100 Years On, Cleveland Play House Stays True To Its Regional Mission

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HBO Documentary Explores Dark Underbelly Of Russia's Bolshoi Ballet

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Boston Museum Exhibit Celebrates Legacy Of Black Mountain College

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Miller says it took her a little while to adjust to life as a stand-up comedian. "I like illusion! I like changing costumes," she says --€” but she relishes the role now. Renata Sago hide caption

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The Queen Of Swing Takes Old Age In Stride

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Dancer and choreographer Twyla Tharp celebrates her 50th year in professional dance by taking two new shows on the road: Preludes and Fugues and Yowzie. Ruven Afanador/Courtesy of Ellen Jacobs Associates hide caption

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If Twyla Tharp Is Dracula, Dance Is Her Lifeblood

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Tap dancer and choreographer Michelle Dorrance is the founder and artistic director of Dorrance Dance/New York. She has been dancing since she was 4. Christopher Lane/John D. & Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation hide caption

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Michelle Dorrance: 'I Just Knew I Would Never Stop Tap Dancing'

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No Vanity Project: At Art Center, Baryshnikov Tells Artists, 'You're The Boss'

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Black Girlhood Takes Center Stage In A Work That's Serious About 'Play'

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Finn Miller Vaughan, 8, practices at the barre at Canyon Concert Ballet in Fort Collins. He is the only boy in his ballet class. Stacy Nick/KUNC hide caption

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Ballet Programs Look For More Boys To Step Up To The Barre

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