From The Artown Newsletter this morning:
Ailey® II, January 25 – Grand Sierra Resort’s Grand Theatre, 8PM
Tickets $25, $35 or $45
Purchase online, by phone at 800.648.3568 or in person with no service fees at the Grand Sierra Resort Box Office.
Ailey II is universally renowned for merging the spirit and energy of the country’s best young dance talent with the passion and creative vision of today’s most outstanding emerging choreographers. The evening’s repertoire includes the renowned Revelations , created by Alvin Ailey in 1960 and an exploration of grief and joy. Taking a journey through African-American spiritual music, the performance is a dance on land and water told in three sections—“Pilgrim of Sorrow,” “Take Me to the Water” and “Move, Members, Move.” Read more about Revelations in the New York Times . Additional works performed include Splendid Isolation II, The Calling and The Hunt. Read more about Ailey II and purchase tickets.