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Date: April 28, 2008
Comment :A memorial tribute to a third generation Duncan Dancer Hortense Kooluris will be held at Saint Mark's Church in-the-Bowery, NY, USA on May 21, 2008 at 6:00P.M.


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Date: Sept. 13, 2007
Comment : The Memorial Tribute Performance for Hortense Kooluris (Dolan) (Sept. 22, 1914-Feb. 8, 2007) will be held at Timothy Eaton Memorial Church, Tronto, Canada on Oct. 1, 2007 at 8:00P.M. Adrienne Ramm, Gemze de Lappe, Paul-James Dwyer, and Reiko Morita will perform in the memorial.

Duncan Festival 2008 will be held from May 26 to 28, 2008 in St. Petersburg, Russia.


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Date: May 15, 2007 (Revised on July 31, 2007)
Comment : Lori Belilove & Company perform the Every Woman Series: The Red Thread on June 6, 7, and 8, 2007 at Ailey Citigroup Theater, New York City.  Please check the detail at the official website. Tickets are available at SmartTix or by calling (212) 691-5040.

The Julia Levien Memorial Tribute is going to be held by The Julia Levien Memorial Tribute Committe, consists of Lori Belilove, Jeanne Bresciani, Mark Fiedler, Catherine Gallant, Beth Jucovy, Judith Landon, Adrienne Ramm, Shirley Romaine, Cherlyn Smith, and Mark Trider, on June 23, 2007 at the 92nd Street Buttenwieser Hall in New York City (Revised on July 31, 2007).


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Date: Feb. 10, 2007
Comment : An American third-generation Duncan dancer and teacher, Hortense Kooluris (Dolan) (Sept. 22, 1914- Feb. 8, 2007) passed away in Florida on Feb. 8th.
Ms. Kooluris made a lifelong commitment to Isadora Duncan Dance. Ms. Kooluris studied with Anita Zahn and Erna Lane from the Elizabeth Duncan School when she was young. Ms. Kooluris joined Irma Duncan's Isadora Duncan Dancers from 1930 to 1933. Ms. Kooluris performed with Irma, Anna, and Maria-Theresa Duncan, Sylvia Gold, Gemze De Lappe, Julie Levien, Mignon Garland, etc. Ms. Kooluris established Contemporary Duncan Dancers and Isadora Duncan Centenary Dance Company with Julie Levien and taught many todayfs Duncan Dance dancers and teachers such as Jeanne Bresciani, Kathleen Quinlan, Roberta Hoffman, Barbara Kane, Lori Belilove, Mary Sano, and Reiko Morita. May her soul rest in peace.
Cf. An oral history video featuring Hortense Kooluris, Google Archives,
Google Book Search, Google Scholar, Hortense Kooluris's Collections at New York Public Library (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6), NY Times' articles (-1980 as Hortense Dolan, -1980 as Hortense Kooluris / Since 1981)


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Date: Sept. 12, 2006
Comment : A memorial celebration of a third-generation Duncan Dancer, Dr. Nadia Chilkovsky Nahumck will be held at The University of the Arts on Saturday, October 14, 2006, from 4:00pm-6:00pm in the Elaine C. Levitt Auditorium, Gershman Hall, Philadelphia. Please check the detail and contact info at http://www.uarts.edu/stuserv/libraries/archives/nadiachilkovskynahumck.html

Dr. Nahumck, former Dean of the School of Dance at the Philadelphia College of Performing Arts, passed away at the age of 98 on April 23, 2006. She was a student of Riva Hoffman and Anna and Irma Duncan. Dr. Nahumck described Duncan Dance repertories with a dance notation system Labanotation and published Isadora Duncan: The Dances Choreographed in Labanotation in 1994.


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Date: Sept. 5, 2006
Comment : A third-generation Duncan Dancer, Julia Levien passed away at her home on Roosevelt Island on Sept. 3rd. She would have celebrated her 95th birthday on October 9th. Her memorial service will be held on Friday, Sept. 8th at 9:45 AM at the Riverside-Nassau North Chapels. 55 North Station Plaza, Great Neck, NY 11021 TEL: 516-487-9600
Ms. Levien made her professional debut with Anna Duncan and joined the tour of the Moscow Duncan Dance Company, conducted by Irma Duncan. Ms. Levien formed the Contemporary Duncan Dancers with Ms. Mignon Garland and Ms. Hortense Kooluris in the 1940s and taught Duncan Dance in London, Paris, and USA..


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Date: Aug. 20, 2006
Comment : Dance Visions and Dances by Isadora will have a free Duncan Dance performance at Lighthouse Park on the northern tip of Roosevelt Island on Wednesday, Sept. 6th at 7 pm to celebrate the 95th birthday of their teacher Ms. Julia Levien. The rain date is scheduled for Thurs. Sept. 7th at 7 pm. Call (212) 223-1108 for more information.


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Date: May 3, 2006
Comment : UCLA Library has acquired the Isadora Duncan Collection, collected by Howard Holtzman (-1990). He published his collection catalog "The Howard Holtzman Documentation of Isadora Duncan" in 1990.


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Date: Mar. 27, 2006
Comment : Isadora Duncan Dance Group is going to have performances with Sadler's Wells/Lillian Baylis Company of Elders at Lillian Baylis Theatre on March 24 and at Olympia Moving Arts Fair on April 21, 2006, and a lecture/demonstration Isadora Duncan Dance at Pallazzo delle Stelline, Milan, Italy on May 27, 2006.

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Date: Dec. 29, 2005
Comment : Isadora Duncan Dance Foundation is going to have 3 intensive dance workshops in 2006.
Winter Intensive Wrokshop: Jan. 13-22
Summer Intensive Workshop: June 9-18
Summer Intensive Workshop (Advanced): July 17-28
Please check the details at http://www.isadoraduncan.org/workshop.html

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Comment : To celebrate the 100th anniversary of Isadora Duncan's first performance in Moscow in 1905, The Isadora Duncan Dance Foundation (Lori Belilove & Company: NY) and Isadora Duncan Dance Group (London/Paris) have been invited to perform at the Fifth International Festival of Authentic Music and Theatre Art Moscovskoe Diestvo (Moscow Action) in late June and early July of 2005 in Moscow, Russia.

Please click here here to check the detail of the festival.

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Comment :  Isadora Duncan Dance Group will have a performance and workshop with Spaziodanza at the first festival of Culture and Myth at Paestum in Italy from May 20 to 22, 2005.

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Comment :   Google News always tells the latest news relating to Isadora Duncan.

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Comment :   The Isadora Duncan Dance Foundation has a performance Isadora comes home to her free-thinking family! on January 14th, 2005 at 8 p.m. The address is 2 West 64th Street, at Central Park West.

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Comment :   Classics& Modern CULTURAL CENTER of PURE ARTS will hold 4th PURE ARTS FESTIVAL in remembrance of ISADORA DUNCAN May 26-28, 2005 4th festival will pass in 2005s, through 100 years after first arrival of Isadora Duncan to Russia.

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Comment :   D-Company/D-Kompani is a newly formed dance company in the tradtion of Isadora Duncan in Stockholm,Sweden. They will be performing the Brahms Waltzes and new modern works at the Kulturhuset in Järna, Sweden 7January 2005.

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Comment :   Next Performance Schedule: Kunstler Haus, with the Elizabeth Duncan School, Munich, Germany - October 17, 2004

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