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October 16, 2013
Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater will kick off a five-week holiday season on December 4th with a star-studded gala benefit performance at New York City Center and party at the New York Hilton Midtown Grand Ballroom. 27-time Grammy award-winning music icon Quincy Jones and actress Gabrielle Union will serve as the evening's Honorary Chairs.

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October 16, 2013
Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater will kick off a five-week holiday season on December 4th with a star-studded gala benefit performance at New York City Center and party at the New York Hilton Midtown Grand Ballroom. 27-time Grammy award-winning music icon Quincy Jones and actress Gabrielle Union will serve as the evening's Honorary Chairs.
February 22, 2011
Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, recognized by U.S. Congress as a vital American "Cultural Ambassador to the World," will inspire, enlighten and entertain from February through May in 24 North American cities, continuing the celebration of the 50 years of Alvin Ailey's Revelations.

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March 17, 2015
The Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater returns to Chicago as part of an 18-city tour.
March 15, 2015
Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater's 'Odetta' was inspired by 2009 memorial service for the singer Hope Boykin on Odetta Holmes: 'Odetta gave a song to you exactly how she knew you needed to hear it' The Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. anointed Odetta Holmes 'the queen of American folk music'
December 14, 2014
Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater's new season with Artistic Director Robert Battle and choreographer Matthew Rushing.

Bios

May 30, 2014
Matthew Rushing was born in Los Angeles, CA. He began his dance training with Kashmir Blake in Inglewood, CA and later continued his training at the Los Angeles County High School for the Arts. He is the recipient of a Spotlight Award and Dance Magazine Award and was named a Presidential Scholar in the Arts.

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