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World of Dance is Just the Beginning for Alison Merrill
2 months ago

World of Dance is Just the Beginning for Alison Merrill

As a dancer who has studied ballet, jazz, and modern since the age of four, Alison Merrill never expected to break into hip hop and perform with a professional dance …
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Sofia Hurtado empowers underrepresented communities through creative expression
3 months ago

Sofia Hurtado empowers underrepresented communities through creative expression

Hailing from Argentina, Sofia Hurtado landed in Los Angeles to pursue her creative endeavors. A year and a half ago, she joined forces with three artists to create Third Culture …
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How ArtWeek changed the cultural landscape of Boston
3 months ago

How ArtWeek changed the cultural landscape of Boston

A great song makes you want to dance. A sublime heartfelt moment in a movie can bring you to tears. We have all walked away from an incredible film or …
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Alysia Reiner on Women Empowerment
5 months ago

Alysia Reiner on Women Empowerment

By  •  ART, POLICY

At the star-studded Bowery Hotel in New York City, IVY members gathered for a glitzy night of cocktails and dancing to commemorate the 5th anniversary of IVY. We were joined …
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Ballet and Scotch: The Perfect Pair
7 months ago

Ballet and Scotch: The Perfect Pair

By  •  ART

Drinking and dancing have always gone hand-in-hand, however, ballet and scotch aren’t the pair you would be expecting. But when you look deeper, you can find parallels between each expression. …
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Exploring The Creative Mind
7 months ago

Exploring The Creative Mind

By  •  ART

This month at IVY, we are focusing on creativity and how we can nurture, express, and utilize it to produce our best, most unique work. In order to get some …
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The Arts and Mental Health
7 months ago

The Arts and Mental Health

By  •  Wellness, ART

How can we better understand and improve mental health through the creative arts? To help us answer this question we sat down with LA-based glass artist Kazuki Takizawa, founder of …
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Boys and Girls at New York City Ballet
8 months ago

Boys and Girls at New York City Ballet

By  •  ART

Amidst recent turmoil behind the scenes, the incomparable New York City Ballet is still admirably taking risks. I saw the Company in a mixed repertoire performance on the heels of …
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Contemporary Masters in Bare Feet
8 months ago

Contemporary Masters in Bare Feet

By  •  ART

The demands on a professional dancer’s body has never been greater. With ballet companies increasingly adding work by modern dancers into their programming, few companies are as bold as the …
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Whistle A Happy Tune: Perspectives on Happiness
8 months ago

Whistle A Happy Tune: Perspectives on Happiness

By  •  ART

The arts have always been a source of happiness for me; that’s probably why I wandered into a career as a performer. I love to sketch or paint when I’m …
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