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You’ve been impressed by their dancing watching from the comfort of your couch - imagine how much more dazzling “Dancing with the Stars” is live.The new “Dancing with the Stars: Live! - Dance All Night Tour” visits the Seneca Niagara Casino Events Center in Niagara Falls for performances at 5 and 8 p.m. Saturday. The 90-minute show features dance numbers from the…

You’ve been impressed by their dancing watching from the comfort of your couch - imagine how much more dazzling “Dancing with the Stars” is live.The new “Dancing with the Stars: Live! - Dance All Night Tour” visits the Seneca Niagara Casino Events Center in Niagara Falls for performances at 5 and 8 p.m. Saturday. The 90-minute show features dance numbers from the…

When the late-night host Conan O’Brien welcomed Dick Van Dyke to the couch of his TBS television show last week, they started talking dance. A flash-mob dance, in this case, one that happened a few days earlier in honor of Van Dyke’s 90th birthday.They shared a laugh as O’Brien called Van Dyke “the pope of chimney sweeps.” That was a reference to the actor’s po…

When the late-night host Conan O’Brien welcomed Dick Van Dyke to the couch of his TBS television show last week, they started talking dance. A flash-mob dance, in this case, one that happened a few days earlier in honor of Van Dyke’s 90th birthday.They shared a laugh as O’Brien called Van Dyke “the pope of chimney sweeps.” That was a reference to the actor’s po…

There are few things better to supercharge your holiday spirit than watching dozens of children onstage performing a timeless Christmas classic. Such was the case on Saturday as the American Academy of Ballet took to the stage at the UB Center for the Arts to deliver the first of three shows celebrating its 20th anniversary performance of “The Nutcracker.”Where to begi…

There are few things better to supercharge your holiday spirit than watching dozens of children onstage performing a timeless Christmas classic. Such was the case on Saturday as the American Academy of Ballet took to the stage at the UB Center for the Arts to deliver the first of three shows celebrating its 20th anniversary performance of “The Nutcracker.”Where to begi…

Give for Greatness, the local arts philanthropy founded by then-Artvoice publisher Jamie Moses in the wake of the 2011 cultural funding crisis, has named its latest round of grantees. The grants, administered by Arts Services Initiative, will be awarded in $1,000 allotments to these 30 organizations, chosen from 83 applicants: 1891 Fredonia Opera House Brazen-Faced V…

San Francisco Ballet founder and artistic director Willam Christensen, credited with the first complete performance of “The Nutcracker” ballet in the United States on Christmas Eve 1944, couldn’t have foreseen the love affair American audiences would have with the ballet in the decades since – making it one of this country’s most cherished holiday traditions. Now…

San Francisco Ballet founder and artistic director Willam Christensen, credited with the first complete performance of “The Nutcracker” ballet in the United States on Christmas Eve 1944, couldn’t have foreseen the love affair American audiences would have with the ballet in the decades since – making it one of this country’s most cherished holiday traditions. Now…

Unlike many dance forms in which the performers seek to have their dancing look effortless, classical Flamenco celebrates its performers’ facial expressions showing passionate physical strain, coupling it with a fiery “take that” attitude. Madrid-based Compañia Flamenca José Porcel’s production of “Flamenco Fire” had all that in spades during a performance M…

In his 1989 hit “We Didn’t Start the Fire,” singer Billy Joel famously belts out the lyrics “We didn’t start the fire … It was always burning … Since the world’s been turning.” Dancer Jose Porcel sings a similar tune about his beloved art form flamenco. The world-renowned flamenco dancer and artistic director of Madrid-based Compañia Flamenca José Porce…

The esteemed Dance Theatre of Harlem is returning to Buffalo for the second time since its re-launch in 2012 for a performance at 8 p.m. Friday in Shea's Performing Arts Center (646 Main St.). The organization, founded in 1969 by revered choreographer and dancer Arthur Mitchell, is a three-pronged outfit that boasts a ballet school, an arts education program and a per…

It may have been cold, raw and damp outside on Saturday night, but inside, in the Mainstage Theatre at the University at Buffalo’s North Campus, things were red hot. Lehrer Dance Company, the homegrown troupe that has earned worldwide acclaim in recent years, took the stage before a sold-out crowd for a one-night visit. The group, fresh off of a week of shows, performed …

Lehrer Dance and folk-rock band 10,000 Maniacs are joining talents to present an eclectic combination of dance and music to kick off the 2015 M&T Bank Dance Series on Oct. 3 at the University at Buffalo Center for the Arts.The program by Lehrer Dance, a Buffalo-based dance company founded in 2007 by Jon Lehrer, with musical back-up by 10,000 Maniacs, includes two world-pre…