Sunday, January 30, 2011

lovers of dance...

courtesy of j.j. guillén

the merce cunningham dance company will disband two years after the great choreographer and dancer passed away.  the company's final two performances will take place at durham performing arts center in durham, nc, february 4th-5th.  it would be quite a show to catch.
cunningham has ties to north carolina, having spent time at black mountain college in the 1940s and in later years, bringing his company down to perform in the annual american dance festival, also in durham.

check out today's news & observer story on cunningham's north carolina ties and see a gallery of him over the years.

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