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1999 Stories by Merilyn Jackson

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  • Dance Menu

    published November 4, 1999

    Dance lovers with eclectic appetites can gorge on three very different dance performances in the Valley this weekend. The tops in jazz dance,... More >>

  • Dance Fever

    published October 21, 1999

    The doyenne of dance theater, Pina Bausch, first came to the Valley during a 1996 tour of Nur Du (Only You) with her... More >>

  • Step Class

    published August 19, 1999

    Born in East Africa during World War II to German missionary parents, Manfred Fischbeck became something of a missionary himself -- a dance... More >>

  • Take Me to the River

    published May 20, 1999

    Like marching bands, the Ice Capades, the Rockettes, and Oz's Munchkins, Riverdance has stolen the hearts of Americans. Perhaps the canny Irish... More >>

  • Brothers--and Sister--in Arms

    published May 6, 1999

    Early in this century, Russia's western borders rippled like a ribbon in the wind. Talk about waking up on the wrong side of the bed--you could... More >>

  • Memory Shards

    published February 18, 1999

    You knew Olympia Dukakis was an Oscar- and Obie-winning actor. You saw her in Moonstruck and Steel Magnolias and in many other films. So what's... More >>

  • Strings Attached

    published February 11, 1999

    In the opening image of a documentary video, Meryl Tankard dances sinuously, sweatily, whipping her hair in front of the camera. "Dance... More >>

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