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PostPosted: Sat Apr 19, 2003 10:25 am 
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PostPosted: Wed Apr 23, 2003 7:51 pm 
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39 South Bay troupes to perform for free during dance week

By Anita Amirrezvani
San Jose Mercury News

Few people would guess that the South Bay is becoming a hotbed of dance, Ballet San Jose Silicon Valley's fiscal problems notwithstanding. <a href=http://www.bayarea.com/mld/mercurynews/entertainment/columnists/anita_amirrezvani/5691844.htm target=_blank>more</a>


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Get your groove on during Dance Week

By Mary Ellen Hunt
CONTRA COSTA TIMES CORRESPONDENT

AT THE Retail Dance Festival, companies use storefront window space to display their choreography. You'll see work from several modern troupes in the windows of Virgin Records, Niketown and Crate & Barrel near San Francisco's Union Square.<a href=http://www.bayarea.com/mld/cctimes/living/5704865.htm target=_blank>more</a>


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FAST FEET: A CELEBRATION OF DANCE
By Vicki Smith Paluch
Correspondent, San Bernardino County Sun

It will close "A Celebration of Dance,'' the inaugural concert of local dance companies to commemorate National Dance Week, in which Fast Feet will join seven other companies whose dance styles run the gamut ballet, contemporary, jazz, Persian and flamenco. The other participating dance com panies include La Danserie, A Dancer's Voice, Ballet of the Foothills, Rei Aoo's Dance Plan et, Brockus Project Dance Com pany, Djanbazian Dance Compa ny and Arte Flamenco Dance Theatre.

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Let's dance
Peninsula celebrates national dance week in big way
By Alina Larson, STAFF WRITER


WHILE dance fans might be familiar with Western Ballet and Peninsula Ballet Theatre, a handful of other Peninsula troupes are succeeding by leaps, bounds and pirouettes.
And they're all performing, free, during Bay Area Celebrates National Dance Week, which begins Friday.

It's not easy to run a dance company on the Peninsula, says Lily Wang, founder and artistic director of Foster City-based Dog Patch Superstars, but the effort is worthwhile.

"We spent the first three years tackling San Francisco," says Wang. "Then I realized in my hometown -- Foster City -- it's very quiet. It needs dance. It's harder here in terms of financial support. It's very expensive because venues aren't set up for small companies."

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