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Importance of Cultural Exchange With Russia During Political Frost

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Even during the height of the Cold War with its threat of Nuclear Armageddon, the cultural exchange between the United States and the Soviet Union never ground to a halt. But in the last few years, because of the "boomerang effect of a rancorous legal battle between the Russian government and the Chassidic Jewish group, Chabad" (LA Times 1/17/13), Russia imposed a ban on all art loans to American museums. This legal case is based on Chabad's decades-long effort to recover religious books and manuscripts that the Russians expropriated after the Bolshevik Revolution in 1917.

Beijing's Magnificence Shines at Expo Milano 2015

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"I had already visited the China Pavilion more than one time in the past days but I can say that today I realized the magnificence of capital Beijing," Italian visitor of the world exposition in Italy's Milan, Mauro Magni, told Xinhua on Saturday. Magni talked to Xinhua after spectating the lion dance, Peking opera, acrobatics and dances, and Chinese ballet drama Marco Polo animating the China Pavilion and other venues at the Expo Milano 2015 site.

Armenian-Turkish Show Symbolizes Peace

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Organized by DanceMotion USA, a cultural diplomacy program run by the Brooklyn Academy of Music, the "Unsettled" modern dance performance focuses on reconciliation of people. Dancers from Turkish, American and Armenian origins examine the nature of saying "sorry." 

From Street to Stage

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The Asia Centre brings three Japanese dance troupes to communicate, connect and collaborate with Bangkok audiences. "Dance Dance Asia" has selected 10 Japanese street dance troupes to join the project in the first year, Khun Yo says.

Choreographer Dances to a Brooklyn Tune

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When artists look for a dream workspace, Manhattan exerts a powerful pull. But for choreographer and cultural ambassador Ronald K. Brown, who celebrates the 30th anniversary of his troupe Evidence, A Dance Company with a run at the Joyce Theater this week, creative opportunities led him back to his Brooklyn roots.

Spring Festival Gala a Display of China’s Soft Power

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It was a spectacle: Traditional and modern Khmer and Chinese music enraptured as hundreds of dancers took to the stage in elaborate costumes—and with literally flying colors as a pair of acrobats spun above the stage.

Mark Morris Dance Group Visits Taiwan

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Watch this video of members of the Mark Morris Dance Group who talk about their experience in Taiwan as a part of U.S. Department of State’s Dance Motion USA program. 

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