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Olivier Wevers | Whim W'Him Jan 16, 2010

Did you see 3Seasons? Click on the Comments button to read the comments of others and post your own thoughts.

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Meet Grupo de Rua Jan 14, 2010

While the Grupo de Rua site is entirely in Portuguese, it's worth a  look and a  rough google-translation-enhanced read.

Click here for more on the men of Grupo de Rua.

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3Season previews Jan 14, 2010

Are you coming to world premiere of 3Seasons this weekend? Want some material to help you prep for it? Here's a small handful of new preview pieces for you to check out:

"The choreographic style he's developed in the past few years is also virtuosic and quirky, a highly physical, musical, and detailed approach. Seeing him right now may be similar to what it was like to see Twyla Tharp or Jirí Kylián early in their careers." - Seattle Weekly

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KUOW's Front Row Center at 3Seasons Jan 13, 2010

Did you know that KUOW has started a performance club? Hosted by Marcie Sillman, the club will host post-show discussions at local restaurants and bars following select performances around Seattle. On Sun, Jan 17, they'll be launching the club at the Sitting Room following that evening's performance of 3Seasons.

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Bruno Beltrao at the Wexner: "something virtuosic" Jan 12, 2010

A couple days agao Bruno Beltrao and Grupo de Rua made a one night stop at the Wexner. The Dispatch had the following to say about the performance:

"...its hip-hop attitude had been cleaned up, sped up and transformed into something virtuosic..."

Read the full review.

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More pictures from the OtB.tv panel at PS122 Jan 12, 2010

Here are a few more images from a panel discussion that we hosted at PS122 to discuss the swiftly approaching launch of OntheBoards.tv. Many thanks to PS122 and their incredible staff for having us!

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OtB.tv at PS122 in NYC Jan 11, 2010

OtB artistic director Lane Czaplinski and managing director Sarah Wilke, along with Thinklab producer/director Matt Daniels presented some video clips from our almost-ready OtB.tv program at PS122 in New York this afternoon. They talked about the initiative to around 100 international presenters, artists, managers, and art lovers.

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<i>3Seasons</i> Preview in the Seattle Times Jan 10, 2010

Seattle Times writer Michael Upchurch on the upcoming Whim W'Him show.

For Seattle dance lovers, the members of Whim W'Him, a newly founded Seattle dance company, are a known quantity.

They're four stellar performers from Pacific Northwest Ballet (Chalnessa Eames, Kaori Nakamura, Jonathan Porretta, Lucien Postlewaite), another gifted quartet from Spectrum Dancer Theater (Ty Alexander Cheng, Hannah Lagerway, Kylie Lewallen, Vincent Lopez), and an eye-catching loner, Jim Kent, who has danced with Mark Haim ("Goldberg Variations") and Scott/Powell Performance.

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<i>3Seasons</i> Composer Byron Au Yong's musicians Jan 7, 2010

Whim W'Him's 3Seasons composer Byron Au Yong announced his line-up of musicians for next weekend's performance here at OtB on his blog today.

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OntheBoards.tv Audio Interview Jan 7, 2010

Dr. Wayne Ashley, founding director of FuturePerfect, interviews OtB Artistic Director Lane Czaplinski about the launch of OntheBoards.tv

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