Events

Master Class with Malpaso Dance Company

Tuesday, February 21, 2017 - 4:40pm
Ark

Advanced modern master class with Malpaso Dance Company. Part 1 of a 2-day workshop which continues on Thursday at the same time. Open to students and dance community, but registration required and a commitment to attend both classes. Please register...

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Lunch conversation with Malpaso Dance Co

Wednesday, February 22, 2017 - 12:00pm
Rubenstein Hall 153

A conversation with Malpaso Dance Co. founders Osnel Delgado, Dailedys Carrazana, and Fernando Sáez and dancers, discussing the dance company's work and the arts in Cuba. Moderated by Prof. Jocelyn Olcott. Lunch will be provided.

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Master Class with Gabrielle Lamb

Thursday, February 23, 2017 - 11:45am
Ark

Students enrolled in Ballet III do not need to sign up. ++++Gabrielle Lamb is the director, choreographer and founder of Pigeonwing Dance. She is the winner of a 2014 Princess Grace Award for Choreography, and a New York City-based choreographer and...

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Choreographic workshop with Gabrielle Lamb

Thursday, February 23, 2017 - 1:25pm
Ark

Gabrielle Lamb is the director, choreographer and founder of Pigeonwing Dance. She is the winner of a 2014 Princess Grace Award for Choreography, and a New York City-based choreographer and dancer. Born in Savannah, Georgia, she was trained at the...

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Roundtable discussion and Q&A with Gabrielle Lamb

Thursday, February 23, 2017 - 2:45pm
Crowell Hall

LOCATION: CROWELL 108 ++++ Gabrielle Lamb is the director, choreographer and founder of Pigeonwing Dance. Winner of a 2014 Princess Grace Award for Choreography, she is a New York City-based choreographer and dancer. Born in Savannah, Georgia, she was...

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Master Class with Malpaso Dance Company

Thursday, February 23, 2017 - 4:40pm
Ark

Advanced modern master class with Malpaso Dance Company. Part 2 of a 2-day workshop. Open to students and dance community, but registration required and a commitment to attend both Tues-Thurs classes. Please register at the link below.

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Master Class with Gabrielle Lamb

Friday, February 24, 2017 - 10:05am
Ark

Students enrolled in Ballet IV do not need to sign up. ++++Gabrielle Lamb is the director, choreographer and founder of Pigeonwing Dance. She is the winner of a 2014 Princess Grace Award for Choreography, and a New York City-based choreographer and...

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Choreographic workshop with Gabrielle Lamb

Friday, February 24, 2017 - 11:45am
Ark

Gabrielle Lamb is the director, choreographer and founder of Pigeonwing Dance. She is the winner of a 2014 Princess Grace Award for Choreography, and a New York City-based choreographer and dancer. Born in Savannah, Georgia, she was trained at the...

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Talking Music and Dance: Cuban-American Cultural Exchange

Friday, February 24, 2017 - 12:00pm
Old Chemistry 011

Sponsored by Forum for Scholars and Publics and Duke Performances ++++ Talking music and dance with Arturo O'Farrill, Grammy-winning pianist & composer, and founders of the Malpaso Dance Company (Cuba) Osnel Delgado, Daildys Carrazana &...

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Talking Music: Cuban-American Cultural Exchange

Friday, February 24, 2017 - 12:00pm
Old Chemistry 011

Arturo O'Farrill, GRAMMY-winning pianist, composer, and bandleader, will discuss his collaboration with founding members of the Havana-based Malpaso Dance Company, Osnel Delgado, Dailedys Carrazana, and Fernando Sáez. Duke Performances Associate...

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Malpaso Dance Company + Arturo O'Farrill & The Afro Latin Jazz Ensemble - 'Dreaming of Lions'

Friday, February 24, 2017 - 8:00pm
Bryan Center Reynolds Industries Theater

Thanks to thawing relations between the U.S. and Cuba, the prodigiously talented Malpaso Dance Company of Havana has started to appear more frequently on American stages. Central to Malpaso's rising profile is their relationship with the New York-based...

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Flamenco Vivo Carlota Santana

Friday, February 24, 2017 - 8:00pm
Motorco Music Hall

They're back! Flamenco Vivo brings the pride, power, and passion of flamenco back to Durham this February at Motorco Music Hall. Experience romantic and powerful performances in an intimate tablao setting, with dance and live music by the company's...

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Bring it to the Mat: Yoga, Mindfulness and Racial Justice

Saturday, February 25, 2017 - 9:00am
Ark

3rd Annual Embodied Learning Summit +++ This conference is for everyone who is interested in movement, mindfulness, and racial justice work. Conversations about race and racism can be difficult and uncomfortable, but allowing ourselves to feel that...

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Afro Cuban Percussion Workshop with Vince Cherico and Carlos Maldonado of Arturo O'Farrell's Afro Latin Jazz Ensemble

Saturday, February 25, 2017 - 11:30am
Baldwin Auditorium

Vince Cherico and Carlos Maldonado, GRAMMY-winning members of Arturo O'Farrill's Afro Latin Jazz Ensemble, lead a dynamic workshop for Duke students and community members on playing Afro Cuban rhythms. Registration required. Sign up at dukeperformances...

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Flamenco Vivo Carlota Santana

Saturday, February 25, 2017 - 2:00pm
Motorco Music Hall

They're back! Flamenco Vivo brings the pride, power, and passion of flamenco back to Durham this February at Motorco Music Hall. Experience romantic and powerful performances in an intimate tablao setting, with dance and live music by the company's...

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Malpaso Dance Company + Arturo O'Farrill & The Afro Latin Jazz Ensemble - 'Dreaming of Lions'

Saturday, February 25, 2017 - 8:00pm
Bryan Center Reynolds Industries Theater

Thanks to thawing relations between the U.S. and Cuba, the prodigiously talented Malpaso Dance Company of Havana has started to appear more frequently on American stages. Central to Malpaso's rising profile is their relationship with the New York-based...

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Flamenco Vivo Carlota Santana

Saturday, February 25, 2017 - 8:00pm
Motorco Music Hall

They're back! Flamenco Vivo brings the pride, power, and passion of flamenco back to Durham this February at Motorco Music Hall. Experience romantic and powerful performances in an intimate tablao setting, with dance and live music by the company's...

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Flamenco Vivo Carlota Santana

Sunday, February 26, 2017 - 4:00pm
Motorco Music Hall

They're back! Flamenco Vivo brings the pride, power, and passion of flamenco back to Durham this February at Motorco Music Hall. Experience romantic and powerful performances in an intimate tablao setting, with dance and live music by the company's...

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Artist Talk with Jennifer Harge and Duane Holland

Thursday, March 2, 2017 - 10:05am
West Duke 106

Duane Lee Holland, Jr., began his professional dance career at the age of 17 with Rennie Harris Puremovement (RHPM), where he was named Assistant Artistic Director in 2008. Duane has also had the privilege of working for Ronald K. Brown/Evidence. He is...

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Dance Performance: Regalia: Plantation Lullabies of Royalty

Friday, March 3, 2017 - 12:00pm
Hull Studio

"Regalia: Plantation Lullabies of Royalty," is a dance work co-choreographed by Jennifer Harge and Duane Lee Holland, Jr. The work examines transgenerational consistencies, evolutions, and accommodations of black bodies since American slavery. Using...

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Duke Ballet Company’s Annual Student Showcase

Friday, March 3, 2017 - 7:30pm

Come enjoy Duke Ballet Company’s...

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Benenson Awards in the Arts: Deadline for Applications

Monday, March 6, 2017 (All day)

The Benenson Awards in the Arts provide funding for fees, travel and other educational expenses for arts-centered projects proposed by undergraduates. Applicants must be undergraduates in good...

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Iconography of Orixa Dance

Monday, March 27, 2017 - 11:45am
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Vera Passos Santana is a instructor, choreographer and accomplished dancer. She graduated with a Bachelor's degree in Dance from the University Federal of Bahia. She starting her training with modern dance in Salvador, Bahia, and became involved with...

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Vera Passos Santana Master Class

Monday, March 27, 2017 - 6:15pm
Ark

Vera Passos Santana is an a instructor, choreographer and accomplished dancer. She graduated with a Bachelor's degree in Dance from the University Federal of Bahia. She starting her training with modern dance in Salvador, Bahia, and became involved...

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Vera Passos Santana Samba Class

Tuesday, March 28, 2017 - 11:45am
Hull Studio

Vera Passos Santana is an a instructor, choreographer and accomplished dancer. She graduated with a Bachelor's degree in Dance from the University Federal of Bahia. She starting her training with modern dance in Salvador, Bahia, and became involved...

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Vera Passos Santana Master Class

Wednesday, March 29, 2017 - 4:40pm
Ark

Vera Passos Santana is an a instructor, choreographer and accomplished dancer. She graduated with a Bachelor's degree in Dance from the University Federal of Bahia. She starting her training with modern dance in Salvador, Bahia, and became involved...

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Dance Writing Award Deadline

Friday, March 31, 2017 (All day)

The Dance Writing Award is a competitive award presented annually. The winning research paper will be chosen among submissions that are received by March 10th. The Dance Writing Award recognizes the Duke University undergraduate who...

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Dance Project Award Submission Deadline

Friday, March 31, 2017 (All day)

The Dance Project Award is a competitive award presented annually. Two Dance Project Awards of $250 each are available to help defray expenses for dance studies, creative projects or research. 

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Dancing Many Memories: Choreographing a New National Family

Tuesday, April 11, 2017 - 10:05am
West Duke 106

Abstract: I conceive of dance as an "organic", "felt", and "innate" vehicle operated by the Perú Negro family to negotiate and construct Afro-Peruvian identity, but I am cautious of absolutist remarks and assumptions associated with the black body. By...

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Brown bag lunch with Luis Paredes

Tuesday, April 11, 2017 - 12:00pm
Friedl - Fredric Jameson Gallery

Luis F. Paredes received his doctoral degree in Latin American, Caribbean, and US Latino Studies from the State University of New York at Albany (2015). Focusing on the role of dance and music for the identity construction of historically oppressed...

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ChoreoLab 2017

Friday, April 14, 2017 - 7:30pm
Bryan Center Reynolds Industries Theater

ChoreoLab 2017 presents new dance works by faculty and advanced student choreographers.

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Dance, Body, and the Possibility of Critique

Thursday, April 20, 2017 - 10:05am
West Duke 106

Larasati is an Associate Professor of cultural theory and historiography in the Department of Theatre Arts & Dance at the University of Minnesota. She is also a faculty advisor and affiliate of the Interdisciplinary Center for the Study of Global...

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Y.O.G.A. for Youth Teacher Training

Friday, April 21, 2017 - 9:00am
Hull Studio

A 40-hour intensive training that will elevate you so that you can help elevate a young person who yearns to affirm her/his greatness. Led by Y.O.G.A. For Youth Regional Coordinator Keval Kaur Khalsa,this course will prepare you to teach yoga to teens...

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Y.O.G.A. for Youth Teacher Training

Saturday, April 22, 2017 - 9:00am
Hull Studio

A 40-hour intensive training that will elevate you so that you can help elevate a young person who yearns to affirm her/his greatness. Led by Y.O.G.A. For Youth Regional Coordinator Keval Kaur Khalsa,this course will prepare you to teach yoga to teens...

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Y.O.G.A. for Youth Teacher Training

Friday, April 28, 2017 - 9:00am
Hull Studio

A 40-hour intensive training that will elevate you so that you can help elevate a young person who yearns to affirm her/his greatness. Led by Y.O.G.A. For Youth Regional Coordinator Keval Kaur Khalsa,this course will prepare you to teach yoga to teens...

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