Articles by Anjuli Bhattacharyya
Anjuli is an optimist at all costs, believing that a little bit of love can go a long way. She is a Renaissance woman of sorts, with a love for all things arty. As a dancer, writer, painter and graphic designer, and not even she knows what else. Anji has been dancing for more than twenty years and has been a key element of movmnt's team since she started working first as an intern, then fully employed as Movmnt's content manager, then Managing Editor. She is married to Eric White, performer with the band Street Hero, and now devotes her time to her true passion, dancing.
Anjuli Bhattacharyya sits down for a video feature with choreographer Larry Keigwin about his latest creation: Tryptich
Attention to detail is what makes Jo+Jax most notable. The Dowling Sisters Rock the Audition with their high fashion dance wear collection.
Revolucion Latina is a non profit organization aimed at providing underprivileged youths in New York City artistic empowerment through free workshops, classes, and seminars.
Merce Cunningham, renowned, respected, and revered choreographer passed away last night, Sunday July 26th 2009, in his sleep at the age of ninety. Cunningham, who dared to take dance to the extreme through experimentation with music and art as interdisciplinary aspects of the movement, is often considered the father of contemporary dance. He was one of the first to take dance out of the narrative and make dance just for the pure dynamic expression of movement through space.
Renowned choreographer, Larry Keigwin, returns to the Joyce Theatre June 23rd with his fun-loving modern dance company.
MTV’s America’s Best Dance Crew just announced its casting dates for its fourth season. Thanks to such a large fan base, MTV was able to pull through another great season, and has given Movmnt an exclusive ‘heads-up’ on the upcoming auditions.
The New York based contemporary dance company, Pushing Progress presents the Choreographers Showcase on Sunday, May 10th at the Manhattan Movement and Arts Center.
Best known for his paintings of vibrantly colored human bodies, and his intricate album artwork created for the rock band Tool’s third EP, Laterlaus, artist Alex Grey takes painting beyond the canvas, and into the soul. The spiritual artist, whose works can be seen in New York City in the Chapel of Sacred Mirrors, says that love is the basis of his belief system.
This season, Pushing Progress is presenting “The Showcase Series” which provides emerging choreographers with a venue to share new works. “The Artist Showcase”, Sunday March 29th, is the first event in the series and will highlight works from The Next Stage Project / Marijke Eliasberg and Jana Hicks, Salim Gauwloos aka Slam, Chris Hale, Company BRICE MOUSSET, Jason Parsons, Melissa Wolfe-Rosebro, Luam, M. Stuart Dance Theatre, Jacki Ford, Val Ho, LiNK! the Movement, and Calen Kurka’s own work.
The Gypsy of the Year rewards every fall to the cast of a Broadway show for best performance that follows a fundraising for Broadway Cares/ Equity Fights Aids.
In a world bombarded with trials and tribulation, finding sane and good-hearted souls is truly a blessing. Meet Yael Naim, the voice behind Macbook Air’s infectious song.