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'Caricatured Orientalism' and 'Slanty-Eye Yellowface Makeup:' Life as a Biracial Ballerina

“Geoorginnahhhh. Hey, gurl! You ready to get up on that stage with your ethnic family?”. One of the senior corps members and one fine-ass Black man, Henry, called out jokingly before we got on stage, doing his best to conjure up the voice of an old-timey Southern man. I laughed it off, preparing myself mentally and physically to do my job. I was a raven-haired apprentice newbie, cast as a maid in my first City Ballet Nutcracker because I was new. But it was clear I’d made B cast for a very different reason: my race. The older dancers joked about the B cast all the time—B cast = POC. A cast = lighter-skinned folk.
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Jane Campion’s ‘The Power Of The Dog’ Will Premiere As New York Film Festival’s Centerpiece Movie

Following news of the 2021 Venice Film Festival line-up, announced yesterday morning and including Jane Campion‘s “The Power Of The Dog” as a world premiere, Film at Lincoln Center announces Campion’s latest as the Centerpiece selection for the 59th New York Film Festival, making its New York premiere at Alice Tully Hall on October 1. Take a first look at the movie below.
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Jane Campion’s ‘Power of the Dog’ Set as NYFF Centerpiece Following Venice World Premiere

The 2021 New York Film Festival lineup is coming into focus, with Jane Campion’s “The Power of the Dog” announced as the Centerpiece screening for the 59th edition hosted by Film at Lincoln Center. Ahead of its Netflix debut, the drama will make its New York premiere at Alice Tully Hall on October 1. Prior to the New York Film Festival, “Power of the Dog” is set to premiere in competition at Venice.
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Gypsy music concert Wednesday in Weehawken

Master guitarist Pedro Cortes will direct an ensemble including instrumentalists, singers, and dancers in an evening of music on Wednesday, July 28, at 7 p.m., at Lincoln Harbor Park in a concert sponsored by the Hudson River Performing Arts Company. The concert also pays homage to the Gipsy Kings. Cortes...
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National Children’s Chorus Academy – Apply Now for Fall 2021!

The National Children’s Chorus Academy based in Washington, D.C., provides children ages 5 to 17 the opportunity to learn and grow in an extraordinary musical environment. The country’s leading music educators work with students in small groups weekly to develop their vocal and musicianship skills from the most basic concepts through the college level. Tone quality, breath support and musical expression are cultivated within the individual singers, while working together as an ensemble culminates in an exciting array of performances, presenting world premieres and collaborating with an exceptional roster of professional artists from around the world.
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American Ballet Theater's executive director announces her departure

NEW YORK (NYT NEWS SERVICE).- American Ballet Theater was already looking for new leadership, with Kevin McKenzie, its artistic director of nearly three decades, planning to leave in 2022. Now, it must find new administrative leadership as well: Kara Medoff Barnett, its executive director, announced Monday that she would be stepping down later this year.
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