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with mlk-themed dance, lula washington delivers leaps that are well-timed in so many ways

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with mlk-themed dance, lula washington delivers leaps that are well-timed in so many ways

on the same day the president of the united states allegedly spat out profanity against african and other countries, lula washington dance theatre began a three-night run here that celebrates in dance and music african peoples and their american descendants. what timing!lula washington founded her multiethnic company in urban los angeles, but the troupe’s first concert almost 40 years ago was at beverly hills high school, so call the wallis annenberg performing arts center shows running through saturday a homecoming.a different program for each of the three shows is a luxury for this company — for any group, in fact. that allowed washington to delve into her extensive repertory devoted to african american culture and history.the opening program brought us works by four african american male choreographers of differing style and vision, plus an excerpt from washington’s “the movement.” krystal hicks performs "temporary spaces" during the lula washington dance theatre program at the wallis annenberg center for the performing arts in beverly hills. kevin parry / the wallissign up for the free essential arts & culture newsletter »the premiere of anthony burrell’s “temporary spaces” kicked off the night at breakneck speed. burrell has made a name for himself choreographing for pop stars such as beyoncé. in “temporary spaces,” he establishes two couples, one dressed in white, the other in black (burrell and evan wilson designed the costumes), and it initiall...