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Person in connection with dancer's stabbing death at Brooklyn gas station is in custody, police say

Aug. 04, 2023 22:32 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Police have a person in custody in connection with the death of O’Shae Sibley, a gay man who was fatally stabbed after a confrontation between a group of friends dancing to a Beyoncé song and several young men who taunted them, authorities said Friday. The New...

Lizzo says she's 'not the villain' after her former dancers claim sex harassment

Aug. 03, 2023 16:08 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Lizzo said Thursday that she's “not the villain” that three of her former backup dancers falsely accuse her of being in a sexual harassment lawsuit. The civil lawsuit filed Tuesday in Los Angeles Superior Court claims Lizzo pressured the dancers to engage...

Five top dance companies give NY fans a treat at free outdoor festival founded during pandemic

Jul. 26, 2023 19:26 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Occasionally, the best things in life really are free — especially if you’re a dance fan this week anywhere near New York, where some of the world’s best dancers are performing at a free festival under the stars. It was an idea born during the heart of the...