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Two Way Street 1/24/15: Janice Rothschild & Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater

Segment 1:Tuesday, January 27, is the 50th anniversary of the historic Atlanta dinner honoring Martin Luther King, Jr. for winning the Nobel Peace Prize. Until Coca-Cola’s Robert Woodruff...

January 23, 2015

TWS EXTRA: ArtsATL Preview: Fall Arts And Culture In Atlanta

Fall is approaching, and that means Atlanta’s arts and culture calendar is filling up quickly. From new performances at the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra to the Alliance Theatre, here’s a look at...

October 8, 2014

Arts Content for Integrated Learning

In today’s educational climate, it seems that all things must be tied directly to STEM, Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math. Strictly speaking, that neglects an array of other topics like...

October 12, 2012

José Limón Dance Company at Emory

A Chance to Dance with the Best One of the pioneers of modern dance was a Mexican American named José Limón. A contemporary of Martha Graham, Limón was the first official cultural ambassador sent by...

May 28, 2008

Kenny Leon – Director

How did theater director Kenny Leon go from role-playing with the homeless to directing award-winning shows on Broadway? State of the Arts looks at the extraordinary career of Kenny Leon, who began...

May 28, 2008

Mexican Ballet de Lupita Sosa

Founded in 1993, the Ballet Mexicano de Lupita Sosa performs traditional Mexican dance, often referred to as ballet folklorico. Although different in appearance from classical western European ballet...

May 27, 2008

The Alliance Theater: The Color Purple

Alice Walker's The Color Purple, published in 1982, tells the story of Celie, a Black woman in the South from the 1920's through the 1940's. In the course of her story, Celie meets a series of other...

May 27, 2008

Atlanta Ballet

The Atlanta Ballet, founded 75 years ago by Dorothy Alexander, has become the oldest continuously run ballet company in the country. Now under the direction of John McFall the Ballet strives to find...

May 27, 2008