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Washington Ballet, led by artistic director Julie Kent (who is coming to Houston Ballet as co-artistic director). The piece, home-coming, was deemed "remarkable" by Pulitzer Prize-winning Washington Post dance critic Sarah L. Kaufman. This month, Ishida Dance steps upon its most noteworthy Texas stage to date as Asia Society Texas Center collaborates with the company to present having been breathed out. The title, taken from a fragment written by lyric Greek poet Sappho some 2,500 years ago, alludes to Ishida's obsession with ancient Greece and its literature. The three-works evening includes the world premiere of American Gothic, choreographed by Ishida herself, a metaphoric meditation on the nuclear family inspired by Grant Wood's 1930 canvas of the same name. Staying true to her vision, she tapped two guest choreographers, Greek-born Andonis Foniadakis and Romanian Edward Clug, for Horizons and Mutual Comfort, respectively. Ishida says, "My company highlights the beauty of the human form from traditional ballet, yet my work is also deeply human, theatrical, and visceral … I hope our audiences connect on a personal level to the work and are challenged toward introspection that ultimately leads to greater kindness towards ourselves and others." Read our interview with Brett Ishida at World premiere of having been breathed out, Friday and Saturday, June 9 and 10, 8 pm; Sunday, June 11, 3 pm; at Asia Society Texas Center; tickets from $40, Catherine D. Anspon NOT YOUR REGULAR DANCE TROUPE Ishida Dance's when shall we three meet again (Continued from page 26) TEXAS FAMILY-OWNED AND MANAGED • INDEPENDENT LIVING • ASSISTED LIVING • MEMORY CARE www.THETRADITION.COM THE TRADITION–WOODWAY 6336 Woodway Drive, Houston, TX 77057 Independent Living (713) 423-6066 Assisted Living & Memory Care (713) 874-9096 THE TRADITION–BUFFALO SPEEDWAY 9339 Buffalo Speedway, Houston, TX 77025 Independent Living (713) 715-1905 Assisted Living & Memory Care (713) 715-1902 Our residents are one of the best reasons to join us at The Tradition. Here is what one of them has to say about what contributes to her enjoyment. "I have several friends that are really interested in moving here, and I would tell them not to wait, honestly because I think the earlier the better, and you're not by yourself. A lot of them are single females that really need to understand that it is just so much better to be around a lively bunch of people, who have a lot of fun, and I would say that this is a great, great property to live in." I hope that you will consider a new way of living and join us at The Tradition. Please make an appointment to tour our spacious model units, meet residents and learn more. I look forward to welcoming you home! Founder & CEO The Tradition INSPIRED VOICES

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