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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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Matthew Rushing of the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater during dress rehearsal of "Frames," Dec. 10, 2009 in New York. STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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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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