Alvin Ailey Dance Troupe Brings Dance Education To Paris' Underserved Communities

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Denée Benton stars in the multiple-nominee hit Broadway musical Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet Of 1812. Chad Batka/Courtesy Matt Ross Public Relations hide caption

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'The Great Comet': 'Hits All Of The Checkmarks' Of A Broadway Experience

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German studies major William Keiser rehearses for Princeton University Ballet's revival of Cole Porter's Within the Quota. Julio Cortez/AP hide caption

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Cole Porter's Pro-Immigration Ballet Gets A Trump-Era Revival

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In 1967, Frederick Wiseman's controversial documentary Titicut Follies exposed conditions at Bridgewater State Hospital in Massachusetts. Fifty years later, the filmmaker, now 87, has adapted the work into dance. Hecco hide caption

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A Haunting '60s Film About Mental Illness And Incarceration Becomes A Ballet

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Choreographer Trisha Brown, Who Reshaped Modern Dance, Dies At 80

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In the revival of Luis Valdez's "Zoot Suit," young pachucos go on trial for a murder they did not commit. In this scene, the judge requires the men to go on trial in the clothes they were wearing when they were arrested. Craig Schwartz hide caption

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People enjoy an informal parade before carnival in Rio's Zona Central. Philip Reeves/NPR hide caption

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Rio's Carnival Is A Glitter-Filled Euphoria, Even If Brazil's Government Is Not

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Brazilians Prepare For Carnival, And Its Grueling Test Of Physical Endurance

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Dancers with the Merce Cunningham Dance Company perform in Madrid in 2009. In accordance with Cunningham's wishes, the company shut down soon after his death. Pierre-Philippe Marcou/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Exhibition Celebrates Merce Cunningham And His Choreography Of Chance

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'Pretty Big Movement' Takes On Dance Company Stereotypes

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The Radio City Rockettes with Donald Trump in 2004. The Rockettes' union announced late Friday that no dancer would be obligated to perform at the president-elect's inauguration last month. Scott Gries/Getty Images hide caption

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Wheeldon says the World's Fair was a natural fit for The Nutcracker's second act. Above, Christine Rocas and Fabrice Calmels. Cheryl Mann/Joffrey/Boneau/Bryan-Brown hide caption

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Taking A Crack At A New 'Nutcracker': This One's Set At The World's Fair

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Yoshi Sudarso stars in It's Asian Men! The film counteracts stereotype by showcasing Asian-American men as romantic leads. Jeremy Marinas/@jmarinasphoto hide caption

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'It's (Sexy) Asian Men!' Hallelujah!

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Debbie Allen's FREEZE FRAME...Stop the Madness is a musical featuring dance, video and visual art that explores gun violence in cities. Lee Tonks/Courtesy of Debbie Allen Dance Academy hide caption

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Debbie Allen's 'Weapons' To Stop Gun Violence Are Dance And Music

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Dance Like Animals In Wynton Marsalis' 'Spaces'

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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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