The Merce Cunningham
Dance Company will celebrate its 50th anniversary season with
an Oct. 14 benefit show featuring live performances by Radiohead
and Sigure Ros at the Brooklyn Academy of Music’s Howard Gilman
The 8 pm program will feature a world premiere of "Split
Sides" and the New York premiere of "Fluid Canvas"
(pictured). For more information about the benefit dinner and
ticket packages, which start at $500, call the Cunningham Dance
Foundation at (212) 255-8240, ext. 14.
Additional performances, with recorded music, are Oct. 16-18
at 7:30 pm. Tickets are $20, $40 and $55. A BAMtalk, "The
Merce Cunningham Legacy: Four Key Discoveries" will take
place Oct. 18 at 4 pm. For more information, call (718) 636-4100
or visit the Web site at www.bam.org.
Updated 4:00 pm, November 10, 2010