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La Raza’s Art Project/First Aid for Aida

La Raza’s Art Project One of the decade’s notable artistic developments has been the crossover of Latin American culture into the English-speaking mainstream, and Elbio Rodriguez Barilari, editor of the Spanish-language weekly La Raza, wants that to include something more sophisticated than salsa dancing and Mexican soap operas. In April, Barilari unveiled Arena Cultural, a […]

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New Lessons Afoot/Schuster: Buy George!/Korshak Flack Makes Tracks/Surviving Aida

New Lessons Afoot “I can dance, but I’m not a trained dancer,” explains Bonnie Brooks, the UCLA professor who’s been named director of the Dance Center of Columbia College. Her appointment represents a significant change after Columbia ended Shirley Mordine’s 30-year reign at the center. Mordine focused on training students to be dancers or choreographers, […]