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Alice Barker, 102-Year-Old Harlem Renaissance Dancer, Watches Herself on the Chorus Line

Alice Barker, 102-Year-Old Harlem Renaissance Dancer, Watches Herself on the Chorus Line >>

While many of us forget how accessible our lives are in the digital age, a Harlem Renaissance dancer is figuring out the merits of Google-ing herself. Alice Barker, 102, has just now witnessed herself, for the first time, on camera.

New Film Desert Dancer Smears Iranian Government in the Name of Dance, Premieres April 10

New Film 'Desert Dancer' Smears Iranian Government in the Name of Dance, Premieres April 10 >>

The right of self-expression may seem self-evident, but all around the world, artists are persecuted for making their craft an outright statement. This is the basis for the upcoming dance drama, "Desert Dancer," and the Iranian government, thus, is in that realm of censorship.

An American in Paris

'An American In Paris' is a Hit in France, Comes to Broadway in the Spring >>

“An American in Paris,” the first ever stage production of the 1951 Hollywood film starring Gene Kelly, has Parisians saying “Oh-la-la.”

An American in Paris

Rehearsals Begin for Broadway-Bound 'An American in Paris,' Full Casting Announced >>

The 25-member cast will open the show in Paris this fall prior to a Broadway premiere in spring 2015.

An American in Paris

Broadway-Bound 'An American in Paris' to Premiere in Paris >>

A new stage musical based on the Academy Award-winning 1951 film with music by George and Ira Gershwin debuts this December prior to a spring 2015 Broadway opening.

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