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International Dance Day

International Dance Day was introduced in 1982 by the International Dance Council (CID, Conseil International de la Danse), a UNESCO partner NGO, and is celebrated yearly, on April 29. The main purpose of Dance Day events is to celebrate dance, revel in the universality of this art form, cross all political, cultural and ethnic barriers, […]

International Dance Day

First introduced in 1982 by the International Dance Council and now celebrated yearly on April 29th, the International Dance Day brings attention to the art of dance. It revels the universality of this art form that crosses all political, cultural and ethnic barriers and brings people together with a common language – Dance!   ———————————————————————————————————————————– “Let us read, and let us dance; […]

Simulated Shelves: Browse January 2016 New Books

We’re delighted to offer a selection of latest releases from our core subjects of Child & Youth Studies, History, Performance Studies, and Politics along with our New in Paperback titles.   GIRLHOOD AND THE POLITICS OF PLACE Edited by Claudia Mitchell and Carrie Rentschler

International Dance Day

First introduced in 1982 by the International Dance Council and now celebrated yearly on April 29th, the International Dance Day brings attention to the art of dance. It revels the universality of this art form that crosses all political, cultural and ethnic barriers and brings people together with a common language – Dance! ———————————————————————————————————————————– “Let us read, and let us dance; these […]

Today in History of Performance Art

On this day in 1947, first-ever performance of Tennessee Williams’ play A Streetcar Named Desire thrilled the audience during it’s opening on the Broadway stage of Ethel Barrymore Theatre. Produced by Irene Mayer Selznick and directed by Elia Kazan, the play shocked mid-century audiences with its frank depiction of sexuality and brutality onstage. When the […]