March 2017 Triangle Dance Calendar

Duke Performances will present the Geimaru-za Nihon Buyo Troupe, performing traditional Japanese dance, at 8 p.m. on Tuesday, March 7th, in R.J. Reynolds Industries Theater on Duke University's West Campus
Duke Performances will present the Geimaru-za Nihon Buyo Troupe, performing traditional Japanese dance, at 8 p.m. on Tuesday, March 7th, in R.J. Reynolds Industries Theater on Duke University's West Campus
Duke Performances will present the Geimaru-za Nihon Buyo Troupe, performing traditional Japanese dance, at 8 p.m. on Tuesday, March 7th, in R.J. Reynolds Industries Theater on Duke University's West Campus
Duke Performances will present the Geimaru-za Nihon Buyo Troupe, performing traditional Japanese dance, at 8 p.m. on Tuesday, March 7th, in R.J. Reynolds Industries Theater on Duke’s West Campus

EDITOR’S NOTE: This is the Triangle Review’s Master Dance Calendar for the entire month of March 2017. If your productions are not listed in this calendar, please e-mail the SHOW TITLE(S), DATE(S), LOCATION(S), and the name of the PRESENTER(S) to RobertM748@aol.com, and be sure to e-mail all your news releases and publicity PHOTOS — with CAPTIONS and PHOTO CREDITS — to that address. (Our “snail mail” address is Triangle Review, 1828 Honeysuckle Road #13, Raleigh, NC 27609-6220.)

March 7: Geimaru-za Nihon Buyo Troupe (Duke Performances in R.J. Reynolds Industries Theater on Duke University’s West Campus).

March 9-12, 18-19, 25-26: Vivaldi’s Four Seasons (Carolina Ballet in A.J. Fletcher Opera Theater in Raleigh).

March 10: CUT&PASTE: Draft 2, featuring work by Robin Spohr, Anna Renee Ohe, Anna M. Maynard, Marco Levati & Elise Dorsett, and Adam Phillips (Cirque De Vol Studios in Raleigh).

March 10: Studs of Steel (City Limits Saloon Raleigh).

March 10-12: Emotional Creature, with proceeds to benefit the VDAY, RAINN, KIVA, and Sonorous Road Productions (Katy Koop, with the help of the Women’s Theatre Festival, Sonorous Road Productions, and 21 GoFundMe backers, at Sonorous Road Theatre in Raleigh).

March 11: The 3D Project Spring Show: Construct (Cary Ballet Conservatory at the Cary Arts Center).
March 17-19: Multiple Choices for the Children Jazz Show R.J. Reynolds Industries Theater on Duke University’s West Campus).

March 18-19: 2017 Annual Showcase: Bird Set Free (Joy Paige Dance Company at Sonorous Road Theatre in Raleigh).

March 23-24: Martha Graham Dance Company (Carolina Performing Arts in Memorial Hall at UNC-Chapel Hill).

March 23-26; March 30-April 2: The Wolf (Theatre Raleigh’s Family Series in the Kennedy Theatre in Raleigh).

March 25: Geektastic 3! (The League of Extraordinary Bellydancers in the PSI Theatre at the Durham Arts Council).

March 25-26: CDF Spring Extravaganza (Carolina Dance Foundation at Rolesville High School in Rolesville).

EDITOR’S NOTE:

Robert W. McDowell has written articles for The News & Observer, The Raleigh Times, Spectator Magazine, CVNC, and Triangle Arts and Entertainment, all based in Raleigh. He edits and publishes two FREE weekly e-mail newsletters. Triangle Review provides comprehensive, in-depth coverage of local performing-arts events. (Start your FREE subscription by e-mailing robertm748@aol.com and typing SUBSCRIBE TR in the Subject: line.) McDowell also maintains a FREE list of movie sneak previews. (To subscribe, e-mail robertm748@aol.com and type SUBSCRIBE FFL FREE in the Subject: line.)

By Robert W. McDowell

Robert W. McDowell is a Raleigh, NC-based freelance writer, editor, and critic. He has written theater, film, book, and music previews and reviews for The News & Observer, The Raleigh Times, Spectator Magazine, and Classical Voice of North Carolina, all based in Raleigh. In 1980-91, he covered business, industry, government, and education for (We the People of) North Carolina magazine, published monthly by N.C. Citizens for Business and Industry. In April 2001, McDowell started Robert's Reviews, a FREE weekly e-mail newsletter that provides comprehensive, in-depth coverage of the performing arts in the Research Triangle area of North Carolina, which includes Raleigh, Durham, Chapel Hill, and Carrboro. Triangle Review is the latest-and-greatest version of McDowell's original newsletter. (To start your FREE subscription, e-mail robertm748[at]aol.com and type SUBSCRIBE TR in the Subject: line.) From December 1980 until September 2017, McDowell served on the board of directors of The Cinema, Inc., a Raleigh-based nonprofit film society formed in 1966. He currently publishes a weekly list of FREE advance screenings of movies in the Triangle area. (To have your e-mail address added to this FREE list, e-mail robertm748[at]aol.com and type SUBSCRIBE FFL FREE in the Subject: line.) McDowell also co-edited and supervised the production of Jim Valvano's Guide to Great Eating (JTV Enterprises, 1984), a 224-page sports celebrity cookbook; and he served as a fact checker for Valvano: They Gave Me a Lifetime Contract, and Then They Declared Me Dead (Pocket Books, 1991).