CLICK: Topless Charlotte Moorman Show, Jazz Fest Sched, Hamilton's Daveed Diggs, Juste Debout
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Wednesday, March 23, 2016.
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EVANSTON, Ill. — A Feast of Astonishments: Charlotte Moorman and the Avant-Garde, 1960s–1980s, currently on view at the Northwestern University’s Block Museum, is a masterful (if only slightly overwhelming) orchestration of original artworks and archival materials that examines the legacy of avant-garde performer Charlotte Moorman — perhaps most commonly known as the “topless cellist” — through two exhibitions, a catalogue, and a year of robust programming.
2016 New Orleans Jazz Fest ‘cubes’ are out, with schedule of stage assignments, performance times [NOLA.com]
The New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival schedule cubes have finally tumbled into our possession. Now we have all of the exact times and location of the hundreds of scattered shows during the April 22 to May 1 event. Now we'll know if Stevie Wonder clashes with or coincides with Snoop Dogg. Now we'll know if Steely Dan will lead or be on top of Gov't Mule.
A few years ago, he was sleeping on the 2 train. Now he's rapping as Thomas Jefferson in the biggest Broadway hit in decade.
Juste Debout: the world's biggest street-dance competition – video [The Guardian]
Dancers from all over the world compete in the international tour of Juste Debout in the hope that they will get the chance to battle in the preliminary rounds in France and perform at the finals in Paris. This year, for the first time, the judges are all women who have previously won in the four main categories: popping, locking, hip-hop and house.