Merce Cunningham, Still New
By Sarah Kaufman
Washington Post Staff Writer
Monday, April 3, 2006; Page C01
You might expect an artist to get a little tired after 50-plus years of creating, maybe take things a bit easy. Not Merce Cunningham. The weekend's challenging, beautifully performed program by the Merce Cunningham Dance Ensemble at the Kennedy Center Eisenhower Theater opened with a mind-bending work made a year and a half ago by a man who, at 86, continues to expand what contemporary dancing can look and feel like.