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  • 00:25

    Milling About with American Dance Machine

    in Entertainment

    Milling About visits a special sneak preview of American Dance Machine where 22 dancers perform classic Broadway dance numbers reimagined by some of the dance world's best choreographers. Host Robin Milling speaks with dancer/singer Lori Ann Ferreri (On The Town, Wicked) who says she felt guided by her mentor, A Chorus Line's Donna McKechnie for her rendition of Music & The Mirror. Tyler Hanes (On The Town, A Chorus Line, Sweet Charity) who performs Tommy Tune's We'll Take A Glass from Grand Hotel, and duets with his favorite New York City Ballet soloist Gina Pazcoguin, says working on the New York stage is a dream come true.

    Director Wayne Cilento (Wicked, Sweet Charity revival, The Who's Tommy) who played Mike in A Chorus Line, reunites with the legendary Cassie, Donna McKechnie. They share what it's like coming full circle as dancers to behind-the-scenes, working with Artistic Director Nikki Feirt Atkins to bring a fresh approach to a dance theatrical experience.

    American Dance Machine premiering December 21 at The Joyce Theater in New York City, features works from A Chorus Line, Bubbling Brown Sugar, Singin' In The Rain, West Side Story, and The Who's Tommy; to name a few.

  • 00:31

    Featuring "Young Guns" Choreographers, Dancers Bailey Smith & Avery Gardner

    in Entertainment

    Young Guns Episode #8

    Bailey Smith (17)

    The moment he walked into the first studio, hearing the rhythm through the walls and the bass on the floor, Bailey was instantly in a trance. Bailey began to train in his garage, day after day, attempting to be the dancer that he saw himself being in the future.

    With Elite School of Dance, they helped shape his technique and essentials for movement. Two years later, the studio offer him a job teaching.  Since that time, Bailey began getting offers from choreographers and dancers in the industry to work with them.

    Avery Gardner (16)

    Avery has been active in the world of Hip Hop for several years. He is a crew member of "Emerald City Elite" (ECE) dance crew.  Avery teaches Teen Hip Hop at Melanie's Dance Unlimited (MDU) where he was also trained in jazz and ballet.

    As a WNBA Seattle Storm Dance Troupe member, Avery performs in front of thousands weekly at Key Arena. He also choreographs and dances with "ACE Trio", made up of two other ECE crew members.


    FRIDAY NIGHT HIP HOP - In The Cut is your "NW Hip Hop Dance Talk Show". FNHH - In the Cut promotes hip hop dance artists, studios, venues and more! "In the Cut" will feature interviews with Northwest and National talent as well as studios, events and more! It is broadcasts live from Seattle, Washington!

    "The Northwest Premier Hip Hop Dance Talk Show"

    Visit our website at www.fridaynighthiphop.com

  • 02:17

    Wanda's Picks Radio Show

    in Art

    This is a black arts and culture site. We will be exploring the African Diaspora via the writing, performance, both musical and theatrical (film and stage), as well as the visual arts of Africans in the Diaspora and those influenced by these aesthetic forms of expression. I am interested in the political and social ramifications of art on society, specifically movements supported by these artists and their forebearers. It is my claim that the artists are the true revolutionaries, their work honest and filled with raw unedited passion. They are our true heroes. Ashay!

    1. Stanley Nelson joins us to speak about his film: Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution opening today in San Francisco Bay Area theatres. theblackpanthers.com

    2. From the archives: Emory Douglas re: Harvey Milk Photo Center exhibit March 9, 2013; Ericka Huggins re: Black Panther Mixed Tape

    3. Kim Epifano, Epiphany Dance company's 12th Annual Trolley Dances, Oct. 17018. We are joined by Kim along with other choreographers and dancers: Byb Chanel Bibene, Kiandanda Dance Theatre, and Zoe Bender, ODC's Pilot 66. Visit http://www.epiphanydance.org

  • 01:23

    TRHL Interviews Kiki Ely & Sakinah LeStage from AtL Takeova

    in Entertainment

    Nakisha "Madam Cupid" King & her co host/partner in crime Gary King aka Dat VA Guy will interview with KIKI ELY and Sakinah LeStage from AtLA Takeova on The Relationship Handbook Live Wednesday September 30th at 9:30 pm EST! Be sure tune in and tell a friend friend. TRHL will be back in your ear like they never left! AtL.A. is a collective group of Choreographers. Co-Owners KIKI ELY & SAKINAH LESTAGE alongside SEAN BANKHEAD & CODIE WIGGINS whom are all from Atlanta, have been blessed to have the opportunity to study and train under some of the top INDUSTRY CHOREOGRAPHERS who have helped them TAKEOVATHEIRDREAMZ. They’ve been able to dance & perform all over the world, on stage, on television, in films with so many amazing artists and experience some incredible performances. AtLA’s vision is to share this opportunity with other aspiring dancers, choreographers, & artists that want to pursue their dreams in the professional entertainment industry. We aspire to make the impossible possible for all the young hungry talent in the Southeast Region. When we started dancing in the business we would have to fly to LA to be seen or audition for a movie, commercial or world tour. Now they are bringing those hiring individuals to the Southeast to see all of the talent this region has to offer. As well as teaching and sharing our own individual talents to others all over the world. "DANCE IS OUR PASSION.. OUR CRAFT.. OUR LOVE.. OUR DREAM!"

  • 00:31

    Show Me the Choreographers

    in Entertainment

         Choreographer's Showcase coordinators, Arnie Rodriguez and Briana Fallon, are on the show to talk about next weekend's show.  We will talk about current events, what's going on around BoCo, and what to look forward to for Choreographer's Showcase!
         Choreographer's Showcase is November 21 and 22, both nights at 8 pm with a 2 pm matinee on Saturday.  For tickets, please stop by the Boston Conservatory Box Office.

  • 02:21

    Wanda's Picks Radio Show

    in Art

    This is a black arts and culture site. We will be exploring the African Diaspora via the writing, performance, both musical and theatrical (film and stage), as well as the visual arts of Africans in the Diaspora and those influenced by these aesthetic forms of expression. I am interested in the political and social ramifications of art on society, specifically movements supported by these artists and their forbearers. It is my claim that the artists are the true revolutionaries, their work honest and filled with raw unedited passion. They are our true heroes. Ashay!

  • 00:51

    Revisiting Broadway, Camelot, and Memories (Trending)

    in Politics Progressive

    Drake Van de Castle 

    Drake is committed to our community as the President of First Night Virgina for the last 4 years and is currently the Chair of the Communication Committee for the Charlottesville Area Association of Realtors.

    Patti D’Beck

    Broadway musical theatre veteran, Patti D’Beck’s credits as Associate Choreographer, Supervisor, Dance Captain, and Actor include the original productions of Applause with Lauren Bacall, A Chorus Line, Seesaw, Pippin with Ben Vereen, Evita, The Will Rogers Follies, The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas, Annie Get Your Gun, Bells Are Ringing and Grease! She also choreographed the opening number for the 1997 Tony Awards for Rosie O’Donnell. Patti has worked with many Broadway directors and choreographers including Tommy Tune, Bob Fosse, Michael Bennett, and Hal Prince.

  • 00:24

    How To Make It As a Professional Dancer, A Story of Survival - Jessica Chen

    in Entrepreneur

    JESSICA CHEN, Artistic Director of J CHEN PROJECT, is an inspirational speaker, international teacher and a social entrepreneur. She has taught master classes, workshops and seminars across the globe including Semester at Sea, Yale University, Boston University, Mt. Holyoke, University of California Santa Barbara and Orange County School of the Arts. Her work has been featured world wide including the 2010 World Expo in Shanghai and the Amnesty International Arts Festival in Washington D.C.

    Chen’s choreography has been presented at New York Live Arts Studio Series, Brooklyn Museum of Art, HERE Arts Center, Ars Nova and has received support from organizations including Lower Manhattan Cultural Council Fund for Creative Communities, New York University Asian Pacific American Institute and Asian American Arts Alliance. 

    Recent educational projects include the launch of her summer dance intensive the Mentorship Program in NYC for aspiring dancers. Commissioned by Dixon Place over the past two years, she curated “TRANSLATE (the voices of dance)” a festival for emerging choreographers. 

  • 00:22

    "Plan B Distracts From Plan A" - Sean Chessman, SYTYCD Judge & Choreographer

    in Entrepreneur

    Sean Chessman is internationally renowned and has worked with some of the world's top entertainers, including Michael Jackson, Janet Jackson, Vanessa Williams, Carmen Electra, Tina Turner, Queen Latifah, and Britney Spears.

    Most recently Sean was one of the producers, creative directors and choreographers for Andrew Lloyd Webber's search for a Dorothy on the TV show Over The Rainbow (airing in Canada). Choreographer and Head Judge on the reality show/dance competition Dirty Dancing: Time of Your Life. One of the only choreographers to have judged and choreographed for #SYTYCD in the USA, Canada and UK. Choreographer and Mentor for the T4 show Musicool.

    Sean studied at the Alvin Ailey Dance Center in New York. He toured with Janet Jackson as a choreographer and dancer. He subsequently choreographed the Diamonds and Pearls tour for Prince, as well as tours for Faith Hill, No Angels, and is currently working on ad campaigns for Nike and Bacardi.

    Sean appeared in and choreographed for the movie The Bodyguard. Television works include Guys Next Door, Soul Train Awards and Janet Jackson's Saturday Night Live performance.

    My name is Laurie Johnson. I love talking to people. Can you tell? 

    Connect with me: LaurieJohnson.com  Facebook  Twitter  LinkedIn  Instagram  Medium

  • 01:59

    Epiphany's House welcomes Vernon Reid!!!! WHAAAT???

    in Poetry

    Say word?  Yeah I said it...The Guitar God of Gods graces my show this episode....Beautiful creatures I give to u all...Vernon Reid!!!!!!!  We gonna sit a spell and chop it up...oh yes we will...I am nosey too...hehehe

    Webster's Dictionary defines an artist as "one who professes and practices an imaginative art; a person skilled in one of the fine arts; a skilled performer." By any of these definitions, guitarist and composer Vernon Reid is a true artist, one whose art is a work forever in progress, from his formative years on the downtown New York jazz/funk/punk scene with Ronald Shannon Jackson's Decoding Society, to his leadership of the pioneering multi-platinum rock band Living Colour, to his collaborations with creative spirits ranging from guitarist Carlos Santana and African singer Salif Keita to choreographers Bill T. Jones and Donald Byrd.

    Vernon Reid is probably best known for leading Living Colour. Vernon founded Living Colour in New York City circa 1985 and piloted the band through a remarkable career. Among the highlights: a double platinum-selling debut album Vivid, released in 1988; its gold-certified successor, Time's Up, released 1990; two consecutive Grammy Awards in the category of Best Hard Rock Performance; opening for the Rolling Stones' 1989 "Steel Wheels" tour; and appearing on the first Lollapalooza tour in the summer of 1991. Vernon is thrilled to be working with Living Colour again and is extremely proud of their new album Collidescope, which was released in October of 2003 on Sanctuary Records.In addition to Living Colour, Vernon has been engaged his usual panoply of activities...Trust me..this a drop in the bucket..we gonna get it in...I promise...Love,E


  • 00:09

    The Historian Is In: Early Twyla Tharp

    in Women


    Welcome to A Theory of Parenting on Blogtalkradio.com

    My name is Tammi Joyner

    I am your Host for the Show

    Today I am live from the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts 

    Lincoln Center Calendar of Events says:

    The title of the Show is: The Dance Historian IS IN: Early Twyla Tharp

    David Vaughan introduces and screen films and videos of the choreographers work 

    www.twylatharp.org is another site for info on the multi-talented Historian

    I am delighted to take in the show 

    We the audience will learn all about the New York based ARtist