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Pilobolus: Avant-garde dance group delights at Columbia Festival of the Arts

Few arts can be as misunderstood as modern dance, but for the near sellout crowd who crammed into the James Rouse Theatre last Thursday night, the mix of frivolity and fluid movement presented by avant-garde group Pilobolus left nothing but […]

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Pilobolus: Avant-garde dance group delights at Columbia Festival of the Arts

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Few arts can be as misunderstood as modern dance, but for the near sellout crowd who crammed into the James Rouse Theatre last Thursday night, the mix of frivolity and fluid movement presented by avant-garde group Pilobolus left nothing but […]

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Tartuffe: Insufferable ‘satire’ in DC at Shakespeare Theatre Company

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