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Dana Tai Soon Burgess Dance Company — 25 Years of Delighting Audiences in Washington and Around the World

Every time I see the Dana Tai Soon Burgess Dance Company perform, I wish I could watch each dance over and over again. On Saturday, my wish came true. My friend Jeanne and I were privileged to observe a rehearsal for the up-coming DTSBDC show, “Portraits.” This June 15th and 16th performance at the Kennedy […]

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"Jimi Hendrix," by LInda McCartney, 1967

American Cool – Do You Qualify?

It’s the inevitable question you ask yourself after—and during—your tour of the “American Cool” exhibit at the National Portrait Gallery in Washington, DC. What is cool? Who is cool? The curators of this lively show have come up with some answers, even as they claim not to have made personal judgments regarding their 100 selections. […]

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