Twyla Tharp Thinks Relaxation Is "A Lovely Thought"

Twyla Tharp gets up at 5 a.m. six days a week to edit her upcoming book Collaborative Habit, then rehearses dancers for her musical Come Fly With Me for seven hours. "Structure is required for creativity," says Tharp. [U.S. News] » 10/22/09 6:40pm 10/22/09 6:40pm

R.I.P. Merce Cunningham

Merce Cunningham, the legendary dancer and choreographer, has died at 90. Considered one of the most important figures of 20th Century dance, Cunningham was the recipient of the National Medal of Arts and the MacArthur Fellowship. [NYT, YouTube] » 7/27/09 11:20am 7/27/09 11:20am