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More 3Seasons reviews Jan 19, 2010

The reviews for 3Seasons keep coming in:

Last weekend saw the first performance from Whim W’him, the HOTT new dance company formed in 2009 by PNB principle dancer Olivier Wevers. - Seattlest

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PuSh notes on Best Before Jan 19, 2010

The world premiere of Best Before by the European company Rimini Protokoll is swiftly approach in Vancouver BC. PuSh Festival curators Norman Armour and Sherrie Johnson wrote up their thoughts on why it's important to bring this company to the Northwest:

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Dance Magazine on Grupo de Rua Jan 19, 2010

Dance Magazine covers the inaugural US tour of Grupo de Rua in their January issue:

Bruno Beltrão’s power-packed dance company, Grupo de Rua de Niterói, injects a new urban energy into Brazil and beyond. Like beautiful but wild graffiti, Beltrão’s special brand of hip hop is physical and aggressive, with strains of capoeira and lyrical movement. While GRN has performed in more than two dozen countries, the company comes to the U.S. this month for the first time.

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ArtZone recommends H3 Jan 19, 2010

Nancy Guppy and ArtZone recommend you check out the Seattle debut of H3 from Bruno Beltrao | Grupo de Rua. Check out the latest episode of Artzone, which also features local painter Whiting Tennis and singer Choklate.

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Financial Times reviews 3Seasons Jan 18, 2010

The Financial Times in the UK has just posted a review of 3Seasons:

In September, when Olivier Wevers announced the details of his new company Whim W’Him, he lit a fuse of excitement that has burned steadily in the Seattle dance community ever since. Why the furore?

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Reviews from the road: Grupo de Rua Jan 17, 2010

Grupo de Rua is keeping busy in January with a 3 week, 7 stop tour.

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Comments on 3Seasons Jan 16, 2010

There were many good things about last night's performance by Whim W'Him. It was gratifying to see On the Boards profiting from the first of three sold-out shows and to know that some PNB audience members were becoming better acquainted with what OtB has to offer. It was a pleasure to watch five of PNB's best dancers performing up close, something that ordinarily happens only at Friday previews.

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Seattle Times reviews 3Seasons Jan 16, 2010

Michael Upchurch on 3Seasons:

"I would say do anything you can — cash in your life insurance, pawn your children, whatever it takes — to grab a ticket to "3Seasons," the first full-length evening of work by Olivier Wevers and his new dance company, Whim W'Him."

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