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5800 Bay Shore Road
Sarasota, FL 34243 United States

October 2019

Talking Religion: Bringing Mindfulness to Sarasota – A Conversation with Lynne Lockie

Monday, October 7, 2019,5:00 pm - 6:30 pm EDT
College Hall Music Room, 5800 Bay Shore Road
Sarasota, FL 34243 United States
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Lynne Lockie has been an artist, writer, psychotherapist, teacher of meditation and mindfulness practices for more than 55 years. In this talk, Lynne will talk about her long experience practicing and teaching meditation in Sarasota and, more recently, at New College, and the impact it can have on people and local communities. As part of the New College/Mellon Foundation initiative, and Connecting The Arts and Humanities on Florida’s Cultural Coast, the Religion faculty at New College of Florida is organizing…

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Innovators Of American Dance: Lecture/Demo On Paul Taylor

Wednesday, October 9, 2019,6:00 pm - 8:00 pm EDT
College Hall Music Room, 5800 Bay Shore Road
Sarasota, FL 34243 United States
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Continuing our popular annual series exploring the evolution of Dance in America, we invite the public and the campus community to a lecture/demo/discussion exploring the choreographic innovations of Paul Taylor. This series is co-hosted with the Sarasota Ballet. Taylor trained under modern dance greats like Martha Graham and José Limón and joined the Graham Dance Company as a soloist in 1955, remaining with the group for several seasons. He also worked with choreographers Merce Cunningham and George Balanchine, who created…

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Innovators Of American Dance: Open Master Class By Former Members Of The Paul Taylor Company

Friday, October 11, 2019,1:00 pm - 2:30 pm EDT
College Hall Music Room, 5800 Bay Shore Road
Sarasota, FL 34243 United States
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New College dance students will work alongside campus and community members in a dynamic class taught by prominent current and former members of the Paul Taylor Dance Company. Paul Taylor trained under modern dance greats like Martha Graham and José Limón. and also worked with choreographers Merce Cunningham and George Balanchine. Taylor’s style often relies upon blending every day, natural gestures with more traditional technique. He has a vivid knack for irreverence and humor as well, as seen with the…

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