February 2020 Triangle Dance Calendar

Carolina Performing Arts will present the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 11th and 12th in UNC's Memorial Hall
Carolina Performing Arts will present the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 11th, and Wednesday, Feb. 12th, in Memorial Hall at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

EDITOR’S NOTE: This is the Triangle Review’s Master Dance Calendar for the entire month of February 2020. 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.)

Feb. 1: BalletX (Duke Performances in the R.J. Reynolds Industries Theater on Duke University’s West Campus in Durham).

Feb. 1-2, 8-9, 15-16: George Gershwin’s Rhapsody in Blue (Carolina Ballet in A.J. Fletcher Opera Theater in Raleigh). Langley Review.

Feb. 11-12: Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater (Carolina Performing Arts in Memorial Hall at UNC-Chapel Hill).

Feb. 14-15: Swing Is the Thing (North Carolina Symphony at the Meymandi Concert Hall in Raleigh).

Feb. 15-16: American Ballet Theatre Studio Company, with Stefanie Batten Bland (Duke Performances in the von der Heyden Studio Theater at the Rubenstein Arts Center in Durham).

Feb. 19: Dancing with the Stars: Live Tour 2020, featuring Brandon Armstrong, Lindsay Arnold, Alan Bersten, Witney Carson, Valentin Chmerkovskiy, Sasha Farber, Jenna Johnson, Daniella Karagach, Pasha Paskov, Gleb Savchenko, Emma Slater, and guest star Kate Flannery (Faculty Productions and BBC Studios Los Angeles at the Durham Performing Arts Center).

Feb. 22: Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo (The Trocks) (Duke Performances and The Carolina Theatre of Durham at The Carolina Theatre).

CALENDAR EDITOR:

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).