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Reflections on an Immortal Genius

Reflections on an Immortal Genius

BY TOM ROBOTHAM I don’t know what it means and I don’t care because it’s Shakespeare and it’s like having jewels in my mouth when I say the words. ― Frank McCourt.   First off, I must make a confession: There was a time when I hated Shakespeare. I can recall, in particular, the dreary

Battle Leads Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater to New Heights

By Jerome Langston Dance is for everybody. I believe that the dance came from the people and that it should always be delivered back to the people. ~Alvin Ailey   “I take probably even more risks,” remarks Robert Battle, artistic director of Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, with a slight chuckle. He’s currently in DC,