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Renowned dance theater swings into Memphis


The Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater is coming to The Orpheum Memphis Feb. 2–3. Starting in 1958 and spanning through the decades, the company has brought the joy of African-American modern dance to people all over the world.

If you don’t have plans to see “Revelations,” make them. Ailey’s masterpiece will stir your soul with African-American spirituals, gospel and blues. Here’s the full lineup:

Friday and Saturday evenings
“The Golden Section”
“Members Don’t Get Weary”
“Ella” and “Revelations”

Saturday matinee
“Night Creature” and “Ella”
“r-Evolution, Dream”

Tickets are $39-$89 and are on sale now.

David Brown, KQ Communications

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