Stories with 'dance' tag

Miami women to watch

Mrs. Fabel Dodge Sloane at Hialeah Park in 1959 (Courtesy of HistoryMiami) Back in the 1890s when Miami was considered swampland, Julia Tuttle saw its potential and convinced industrialist Henry Flagler to extend his railway from Palm Beach down to Miami. And that’s a major part of how Miami got its start. In fact, Miami […]

/ March 28, 2019

Q&A: Alvin Ailey’s Robert Battle on coming home and art as a political act

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater is known for the athleticism of its dancers. (Credit: Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater.) Miami native Robert Battle is back home this week as the artistic director of the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, the famed dance company that first brought African American dancers to the mainstream dance stage. The […]

/ February 19, 2016

Community Spotlight: Dance in Miami

Dance is an art form that will fire up your brain and stir your heart– but we know it can also be intimidating. We took a look into the unique ways it activates your brain (motor neurons!), and how and where to see great dance in Miami.

/ January 27, 2015