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December, 2008

It’s Nut-rageous!

Dance: If visions of sugarplum fairies get you in the holiday spirit, you’re in luck — there are at least four productions of “The Nutcracker” over the next two weeks. Comment

July, 2008

Courageous choreography

Dance: There’s no room for trepidation at the Genesis Dance Company’s “Be Fearless! Experience Genesis Dance!” performances this weekend in Downtown Brooklyn. Meet the artists at the opening night gala. Comment

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Only ‘Human’

Dance: Prospect Park will be the stage for Human Landscape Dance’s “Rituals of the First Year” — an innovative dance performance that explores new parenthood — on Sunday. Comment

March, 2008

Improv on tap

Dance: Tamango collaborates with Williamsburg artist in Town Hall show Comment

May, 2008

Let’s ‘Dance’

Dance: Chuck Davis celebrates his 31st year of coordinating the DanceAfrica festival at the Brooklyn Academy of Music. Comment

June, 2008

Site specific

Dance: The Artichoke Dance Company is letting you direct its latest show, with its innovative, interactive production, “U R Here,” which allows you to choose the time, location and music of each performance. Comment

January, 2008

Russian feet

Dance: Famed Russian hoofers the Moiseyev Dance company are coming to Brooklyn College and won’t settle for less than folk-ing perfection. Comment

June, 2008

Dance from down under

Dance: Want to experience our world’s many cultures without leaving the borough? Get ready for Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts’ 2008-2009 lineup! Comment

February, 2008

Too close for comfort

Dance: We have it on good authority that “Liaisons” will soon be taking place in living rooms around Park Slope. Beginning Saturday, Bedford-Stuyvesant-based choreographer Edisa Weeks’s Delirious Dances will be presenting her latest work, “Liaisons,” within the intimate confines of Brooklyn apartments. Comment

June, 2008

Holy ‘Hill’

Dance: When the Thelma Hill Performing Arts Center kicks off its 12th annual “Souls of Our Feet People of Color Dance Festival” on Monday at Long Island University’s Kumble Theater, it’s going to be more like a family reunion than your average dance recital. Comment

May, 2008

Get fresh

Dance: Everybody knows that the farmer’s market is a great place to grab local vegetables, but this weekend, the Park Slope Community Gardens will be the place to stock up on “Local Produce.” Comment

Silver & gold

Dance: After several decades, the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater is finally returning to the Brooklyn Academy of Music. On Tuesday, June 3, the legendary company will take the stage with two exciting programs that run the gamut from Ailey’s rarely seen classic, born from the appalling injustices of apartheid, to a new work by a 28-year-old talent, inspired by the personal irritation triggered by public transportation. Comment