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    Dance Review: 'David Neumann/Advanced Beginner Group: Restless Eye'

    In “Restless Eye,” modern choreographer David Neumann puts the responsibility for making meaning out of his dances squarely on the audience’s shoulders.

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    Dance Review: Paul Taylor Dance Company

    At Lincoln Center for the first time, Paul Taylor Dance Company presents masterful choreography and stunning star dancing marred by weaknesses in its corps.

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    Dance Review: 'Brazil! Brazil!'

    This flashy, upbeat celebration of Brazilian music and dance is distinguished by its inclusion of freestyle footballers who delight us with soccer-ball juggling tricks.

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    Dance Review: 'Take Dance: Salaryman'

    This is a powerful one-act contemporary dance piece about Japanese businessmen to which its choreographer, Takehiro Ueyama, unfortunately has added a cumbersome 30-minute second half.

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    New York City Ballet: All Wheeldon

    A hallmark event, this performance of three ballets by Christopher Wheeldon, including the premiere of the luscious "Les Carillons," marks the company's first-ever all-Wheeldon program.

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    David Dorfman Dance: Prophets of Funk

    Set to Sly & the Family Stone recordings, this work pays tribute to the music and contains only hints of the political choreography for which David Dorfman is best known.

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    Streb: Kiss the Air!

    An undeniably unique display of physical daring, this show presents extreme athletic feats involving bungee cords, zip lines, springboards, and a rotating ladder yet is both exhilarating and maddeningly boring.

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    Merce Cunningham Dance Company: The Legacy Tour

    This polished performance of Merce Cunningham's evening-length work set to a John Cage score inspired by James Joyce's "Finnegans Wake" opens the famed modern dance troupe's penultimate U.S. engagement.

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    Shen Wei Dance Arts

    With this latest work, choreographer-designer Shen Wei seems to be moving—or at least looking—backward, embracing the past rather than evolving new approaches to the art of dance.

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    Untapped!

    A superbly entertaining show for all ages, this stimulating introduction to tap features five appealing male dancers backed by a three-piece rock band and a beat boxer.