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Boston Ballet Kicks off a Digital Season with “Forsythe Elements”

This first installment of “BB@yourhome” provides a deep dive into Forsythe’s works, with excerpts from a wide range of pieces including “Playlist (EP),” “Pas/Parts 2018,” “The Second Detail,” “Artifact 2017,” “Blake Works I,” and “In the Middle Somewhat Elevated.”

Academia’s IQ Test is Flawed: The Importance of Arts Education

Going to college is what the world expects of its youth. College is the road most traveled, the societal norm, the path of least resistance.

Season Three of Letterman’s 'My Next Guest Needs No Introduction' is as Compelling as Ever

Featuring none other than Kim Kardashian, Robert Downey Jr., Dave Chappelle, and Lizzo, this latest (and necessarily shorter) season provides intimate, meaningful portraits of celebrities while also capturing the gravitas of the present historical moment.

Ballet Body: On Body Dysmorphia and Kathryn Morgan’s Recent Video

Dancers so often hyperfocus on their bodies because they are the tools with which they create their art.

The Pandemic Has Radically Changed Dance — Maybe For the Better

As dancers’ primary purpose — to perform, to tell stories, to bring joy — has been almost entirely stripped away, we have, alongside the rest of the world, found ways to evolve.

What to Expect From ‘Dune’ 2020

In 1965, Frank Herbert’s novel “Dune” irrevocably changed the science fiction landscape, becoming a cornerstone of the genre. Over 50 years later, following a previous attempt by David Lynch, critically acclaimed director Denis Villeneuve seeks to do the project justice on the big screen.

'All the Bright Places' Fails to Illuminate Its Potential Depths

Yet even with the low expectations set by a classic angst-filled romance narrative, “All the Bright Places” squanders potentially meaningful depth by failing to convincingly develop characters’ inner turmoil.

An Open Letter to the Ballet Community

For an art form built up among aristocrats with a history of exclusivity and racism, this should have been, and must be, a major warning bell. Yet as America erupted in pain and outrage, the ballet world failed to react.