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A Letter to My Nephew, MAC-Maison des Arts, Créteil, France — ‘Stunningly musical’
11/18/2015
Financial Times
France welcomed the latest creation of a quintessential American artist this month. After the premiere in the northern town of Douai, choreographer Bill T. Jones brought A Letter to My Nephew to Créteil. The Paris suburb is a long way from New York, but a fitting context for this portrait...

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Legendary Bill T. Jones Finds Inspiration in His 95-Year-Old Jewish Mother-in-Law
11/01/2015

There’s nothing unusual about dancer and choreographer Bill T. Jones appearing onstage. But the venue for his appearance Wednesday night might be something of a first. Mr. Jones will be speaking at the Museum of Jewish Heritage in lower Manhattan alongside Dora Amelan, his 95-year-old Jewish mother-in-law.

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Review Bill T. Jones tests the limits of his own comfort zone in 'Story/Time'
10/12/2015
LA Times
We tell stories. We express our emotions. Conventional wisdom calls that the representation of our humanity and, thus, the essence of art.

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At New York Live Arts, Thomas O. Kriegsmann Is Ready to Take Risks
09/06/2015
New York Times
Maverick. Radical. Transformer. Socialist. Re-animator. These are the brash words New York Live Arts uses to describe the artists who make up its fall season, which begins with Louise Lecavalier on Wednesday.

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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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