Jiří Bubeníček http://wfae.org en Dance Theatre's 'Fusion' Concert Sets Funny Bones Tingling http://wfae.org/post/dance-theatres-fusion-concert-sets-funny-bones-tingling <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Was it a happy accident that N.C. Dance Theatre’s “Contemporary Fusion” concert premiered Thursday, on the night of the full moon? All three pieces had a touch of lunacy, from the giddy ecstasy of Sasha Janes’ “Rhapsodic Dances” to the mad humor of Jiri Bubenicek’s “L’heure bleue” to the wild hijinks of Twyla Tharp’s “The Golden Section,” which looked like the coolest aerobics class there never was.</p> Fri, 26 Apr 2013 14:39:40 +0000 Lawrence Toppman/Charlotte Observer 26068 at http://wfae.org Dance Theatre's 'Fusion' Concert Sets Funny Bones Tingling By The Light Of Paris, A New Ballet For Charlotte http://wfae.org/post/light-paris-new-ballet-charlotte <p></p><div>&nbsp;</div><p>Leave it to the French to have a name for that specific moment in the atmosphere of Paris when night is nearly finished but day hasn’t quite arrived – not dawn or twilight (they have other words for those), but l’heure bleue, the blue hour. Thu, 18 Apr 2013 16:39:41 +0000 Jessica Thomas 25542 at http://wfae.org By The Light Of Paris, A New Ballet For Charlotte