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Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater Returns to NJPAC Mother's Day Weekend and Celebrates Artistic Director Robert Battle's 10th Anniversary

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Ailey dancers Belen Indhira Perayra, Samatha Higgins, and Renaldo Maurice in "For Four"

The Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater returns to NJPAC in Newark for it's annual Mother's Day weekend performances.

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Robert Battle is celebrating his tenth anniversary as Artistic Director for the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater

Artistic Director Robert Battle is celebrating his tenth anniversary with the world-famous dance company.

Battle joins WBGO Journal host Doug Doyle to talk about the performances and some of his favorite items in his home.

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Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater's Artistic Director Robert Battle chats with WBGO News Director Doug Doyle

You can SEE the entire interview here.

Doug Doyle has been News Director at WBGO since 1998 and has taken his department to new heights in coverage and recognition. Doug and his staff have received more than 200 awards from organizations like PRNDI, AP, New York Association of Black Journalists, Garden State Association of Black Journalists and the New Jersey Society of Professional Journalists.