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Rasika School of Dance gets opportunity to perform at Carnegie Hall and shares insight on the Indian dance culture

Rachita Nambiar, founder and artistic Director of the Rasika School of Dance, and Anoushka Nambiar, senior student and teaching assistant at The Rasika School of Dance, joined us on The Spark Tuesday to tell us about their school, how they received the opportunity of a lifetime to perform at Carnegie Hall and the challenges dancers face with different styles of dance.

By Aniya Faulcon

Twyla Tharp on American Masters

American Masters: Twyla Moves explores the life of legendary dancer, director and choreographer Twyla Tharp. Jumping from historical footage to the present day, the film traces her influential career while providing an intimate look at her famously rigorous creative process. 

By Fred Vigeant/WITF

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50 Black dance companies land in Philly for international festival started by Philadanco

Philadelphia is hosting the annual International Association of Blacks in Dance conference and festival, a five-day gathering of African American dance companies and Black companies from around the world.

By Peter Crimmins/WHYY

Meet the woman trying to keep Colombian senior discos in Philly — out of her own rowhouse

Colon, who has lived in Philadelphia for almost 30 years, said these dance parties have always been more difficult to find in the city, a fact made all the worse this year when a Colombian nightclub closed to become office space.

By Ximena Conde/WHYY