Wednesday, September 2, 2015

Isadora and more: Jucovy takes her visions to LI

Beth Jucovy (left) and Adrienne Ramm
in Morning Star
(photo courtesy of Beth Jucovy)

Beth Jucovy's Dance Visions NY--a contemporary troupe devoted to the choreography of Isadora Duncan--will present a series of free shows this fall at several Long Island locations. The program includes the full Duncan repertory to the 2nd act of Orfeo ed Euridice as well as Jucovy's new Through the Portals and works from repertory.

Oct. 11, 2pm:

West Hempstead Library
500 Hempstead Avenue, West Hempstead 
516-481-6591

Oct. 16, 7:30pm:

East Meadow Library
1886 Front Street, East Meadow
516-794-2570

Nov. 1, 1:30pm:

Universalist Unitarian Congregation Shelter Rock
48 Shelter Rock Rd, Manhasset
516-627-6560

Dec. 6, 2:30pm:

Bryant Library
2 Papermill Road, Roslyn
516-621-2240

Click here to learn more about this troupe and its upcoming projects.

Blondell Cummings, 70

Blondell Cummings, Dancer of Life’s Everyday Details, Dies at 70
by Margalit Fox, The New York Times, September 1, 2015

Tuesday, September 1, 2015

Legendary dance artist Blondell Cummings passes

RIP, Blondell Cummings

This morning, our dance community is reeling from the news that a beloved veteran artist and advocate for social justice, Blondell Cummings, has died. Few people were aware that Blondell had pancreatic cancer.

I hope to have more information for you later today. For now, here is a recording of her most recent appearance as moderator of a roundtable discussion at 92Y's Fridays at Noon program. The event opened with a performance of Manufacturing Consent by Edisa Weeks.

Blondell Cummings--Point of Reference
March 27, 2015

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