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This Week on Artist & International Dance (5/24)

23 May 2020, Posted by Gabrielle Niederhoffer in Uncategorized

This Sunday the weekly program, Dance Diplomacy with Jonathan, continues: This Sunday’s Dance Diplomacy Interview comes home to New York City with two women who have been catalysts for the dance world in very different ways.  Life-long dancer Nancy Steele is a rare hybrid who combines…

This Week on Artist Talk & International Dance (5/17)

15 May 2020, Posted by Emad Salem in Uncategorized

This Sunday the weekly program, Dance Diplomacy with Jonathan, continues: The format of this coming Sunday’s Dance Diplomacy Interview has been divided into two parts, first providing the context of American cultural diplomacy in Africa from Patricia Ehrnman, a U.S. State Department official whose perspective…

Giving Back to Health Care Workers

05 May 2020, Posted by Emad Salem in Uncategorized

Inspired by Giving Tuesday Now, a national day of giving to support those responding to the COVID-19 pandemic, Battery Dance is giving back by contributing free virtual mindful movement sessions for any frontline health care worker during the month of May. The 15 minute sessions…

This Week on Artist Talk (5/3)

01 May 2020, Posted by Emad Salem in Uncategorized

This Sunday the weekly program, Dance Diplomacy with Jonathan, continues: The conversation on Sunday, May 3, brings together one of Hungary’s leading avant-garde choreographers, whose artistic trajectory coincided with radical changes in the political and social life of his country, with a younger generation dance-maker…

This Week in Artist Talk (4/26

24 Apr 2020, Posted by Emad Salem in Uncategorized

\   This Sunday the weekly program, Dance Diplomacy with Jonathan, continues: On Sunday, April 26, 2020, at 9 a.m. and 12 noon EDT, on Battery Dance TV, Jonathan Hollander will interview three women who have played pivotal roles in supporting cross-cultural engagement between the…

This Week in Artist Talk (4/19)

17 Apr 2020, Posted by Emad Salem in Uncategorized

  On Sunday, April 19, Artist Talk returns once again to South Asia. Ambassador Sandeep Chakravorty, Indian Consul General in New York and two performers, dancer Pallavi Krishnan and elocutionist Samiul Islam Poluck, discuss the oeuvre of Nobel Laureate Rabindranath Tagore.  “Tagore was a Renaissance…

This Week in Artist Talk (4/12)

10 Apr 2020, Posted by Emad Salem in Uncategorized

On Sunday, April 12, Battery Dance TV continues its weekly program, Dance Diplomacy with Jonathan. This week will feature an interview with Ellen B. Masi, Wini Nkinda and Carmen Nicole Smith followed by a screening of a dance piece that features hand-washing and other imagery…

Climbing a Mountain Called India

26 Feb 2020, Posted by Emad Salem in Uncategorized

By Jonathan Hollander February 26, 2020 Part 2 of 3 What began as a cultural immersion during the summer of my 16th year, living with a family in Bombay as an exchange student, ballooned into a life-long quest with each plateau reached revealing yet another…