Uri Sands, a Miami-raised dancer and dance company director, revisits his old neighborhood after more than twenty years, Tuesday, September 23, 2014. Sands was the son of a single mother who grew up in South Dade, and began dancing at RR Moton Elementary, an arts magnet school, and later danced for Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater.
Uri Sands, a Miami-raised dancer and dance company director, revisits his old neighborhood after more than twenty years, Tuesday, September 23, 2014. Sands was the son of a single mother who grew up in South Dade, and began dancing at RR Moton Elementary, an arts magnet school, and later danced for Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater. Peter Andrew Bosch Miami Herald staff
Uri Sands, a Miami-raised dancer and dance company director, revisits his old neighborhood after more than twenty years, Tuesday, September 23, 2014. Sands was the son of a single mother who grew up in South Dade, and began dancing at RR Moton Elementary, an arts magnet school, and later danced for Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater. Peter Andrew Bosch Miami Herald staff

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Miami Herald culture & entertainment critic.