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Art from Asia...not Asian art

2015 Ringling International Arts Festival fare from Asia unfamiliar, but approachable……. Read more »

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The big RIAF party starts soon

For six years, Dwight Currie, curator of performance at the John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art, has sat tensely on the edge of his… Read more »

2014 RIAF: Double the audience, double the money

In its first year without Baryshnikov Arts Center oversight, the numbers are up across the board…… Read more »

RIAF REVIEW: The refreshing work of Larry Keigwin

Keigwin’s choreography has an impeccable musicality, a delightful sense of humor, an authentic grasp of humanity and an admirable craftsmanship…… Read more »

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RIAF REVIEW: A joyous -- and accurate -- 'Bolero Sarasota'

Larry Keigwin’s most recent addition to a string of community dances choreographed to Ravel’s ‘Bolero’ captures Sarasota’s zeitgeist…… Read more »

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RIAF REVIEW: An unusual pas de trois

In “Tangram,” circus artist Stefan Sing and dancer Cristiana Casadio incorporate dozens of juggling balls into their exploration of a relationship…… Read more »

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RIAF REVIEW: Duo Amal's masterful pianism beats politics

Given recent history, it seems wise to address the political significance of this riveting concert at the outset: Bishara Haroni is Palestinian and Yaron Kohlberg… Read more »

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Ringling International Arts Festival starts now!

Performers from around the world gather for four days of music, dance and theater… Read more »

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Vijay Iyer returns with trio for RIAF

Ever since New York jazz musician and composer Vijay Iyer won the Greenfield Prize in 2012, it seems like he pops up everywhere in Southwest… Read more »

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Less abstract, more accessible

RIAF dance performances offer multiple entry points…… Read more »

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Photo Gallery: "Bolero Sarasota" auditions

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Vying for the spotlight

More than 100 wannabes show up at open auditions for “Bolero Sarasota,” a community dance for this year’s Ringling International Arts Festival… Read more »

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RIAF Preview: A puppet named Moses considers life on 'The Table'

England’s Blind Summit Theatre reconsiders Moses’ role in the Passover story in Ringling Festival show… Read more »

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A 'Bolero' just for Sarasota

Choreographer Larry Keigwin’s 13th community dance to Ravel’s iconic score…… Read more »

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RIAF PREVIEW: Pedrito Martinez Group makes world music from Afro-Cuban roots

Pedro Martinez sees his Afro-Cuban music as world music, taking the music of his Cuban roots and adding the flavors of all the music he’s… Read more »