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Okwui Okpokwasili Named Resident Commissioned Artist at New York Live Arts
07/13/2015
New York Times
Okwui Okpokwasili, the writer, performer and choreographer, has been named the next resident commissioned artist by New York Live Arts, the organization announced Monday.

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Review: ADF Review: 'Analogy/Dora' a moving homage
07/12/2015
The Herald Sun
The Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Dance Company’s American Dance Festival premiere of Jones’ 2015 “Analogy/Dora: Tramontane” provided a rich offering and tribute to Dora Amelan, who had worked to save Jewish lives during the Holocaust.

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Review: New Bill T. Jones dance-theater piece vividly depicts a refugee's journey
06/19/2015
NJ Arts
Midway through “Analogy/Dora: Tramontane,” the extraordinary dance-theater piece that the Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Dance Company unveiled on Thursday as part of the Peak Performances series at Montclair State University, dancer I-Ling Liu finds herself boxed in.

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New York Live Arts Announces Season
06/02/2015
New York Times
New choreography and performance pieces, an exploration of contemporary music with the sextet yMusic and a festival focusing on the Middle East and North Africa will be among next season’s offerings at New York Live Arts.

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Review: 'Shore,' a Dance and More Over Space and Time
04/28/2015
New York Times
About a hundred people assembled at a basketball court on West 21st Street in Chelsea on Thursday night, huddled around a cardboard sign that read “Gather Here.”

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Expand Your Audience By Embracing the Arts
04/14/2015
Inc.com
Some of America’s largest retailers are turning to the arts to help attract audiences and build their brands. We spoke to Bill T. Jones, Artistic Director of New York Live Arts and Artistic Director/Co-Founder of the Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Dance Company to learn how this strategy can work for...

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Review: 'A Rite' powerfully reveals fragility of Stravinsky's work
03/08/2015
Los Angeles Times
Stravinsky’s ballet may have revolutionized rhythm and caused a riot at its Paris premiere in 1913. But the ritual glut of anniversary “Rite” performances — along with such numbing offerings as a CD set of 38 recordings of the ballet — made a piquant score seem as quaint as comfort...

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Meet the Maker: Bill T. Jones
03/06/2015
Fjord
The year was 1913; the city, Paris. The cause for commotion—indeed, a full-blown riot? Vaslav Nijinsky’s choreography for Sergei Diaghilev’s Ballets Russes’ production of “Le Sacre du Printemps,” set to a raucous score by Igor Stravinsky.

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Bill T. Jones-Arnie Zane Dance Company creates magic
02/15/2015
Isthmus
If dancers are “athletes of God” as Martha Graham said, then the dancers in Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Dance Company are the champions.

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"Songs of Himself"
01/19/2015
The New Yorker
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