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Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater Returns to Boston
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Seeing the Alvin Ailey company for the first time a decade and a half ago changed my perspective on modern dance and the arts. In the years since, I’ve tried to make it a point to see their productions whenever they come to town. I’m especially excited for this year’s run, as I had dancer, choreographer, and company veteran Matthew Rushing in studio to talk about the Alvin Ailey experience, life in dance, and ODETTA–his tribute to the legendary folk singer and civil rights activist Odetta Holmes. Click here for tickets and information, and click through to hear my chat with Matthew. More

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Architects hope to convert Tremont Street tunnels into theatre

There has been an increasing fascination with the abandoned theatre beneath the M. Stienert & Sons piano store on Boylston Street on the Emerson Campus, a space we explored late last year. Unfortunately, the belief that this theatre space will be renovated and reopened is more or less wishful thinking, as store owners assure that they have no plans for its resurrection. More