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01.09.10
Ballet
(Above: Snapshot of the faux curtain hiding the stage) (Below: Painting by Chagall on the ceiling of the Palais Garnier) Seeing the Paris Opera Ballet perform Ballet Russes (for more information see my earlier post, "Diaghilev's Theater of Marvels? Marvelous" by
08.28.09
Ballet
Earlier this month, I posted about the ongoing exhibition [June 26-September 13] at the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts - "Diaghilev's Theater Of Marvels: The Ballets Russes and Its Aftermath." On this rainy Saturday, my dance class cancelled
01.26.10
Ballet
This coming week, I am excited to check out the Dance On Camera Festival 2010. Starting this week there are some free events at various venues, including a night of shorts at Judson Memorial Church presented by Movement Research tonight,
10.27.09
Ballet
Atlanta, my hometown, is best known for its role in the Civil War, the Civil Rights Movement, and Coca-Cola. Many sports fans follow the Braves (aka America’s Team), and many people get their news from Atlanta-based CNN. The Art and Culture,
11.21.09
Ballet
Recently I've been obsessed with documentaries... Although I would not consider myself an avid ballet follower, the film "Ballerina" charmed me from the start. Directed by French filmmaker Bertrand Normand, the documentary profiles five Russian ballerinas - Alina Somova, Svetlana Zakharova,
09.18.09
Ballet
As a follow up to the last post I made here are some videos of two works by these choreographers. Christopher.
05.19.09
Ballet
LuminaTO, Toronto's Festival of Arts + Creativity, runs from June 5-14, 2009, animating downtown venues and locales with a veritable plethora of events and happenings in visual arts, literature, theatre, film, music and dance. It's only the third year for what
06.14.09
Ballet
Vaslaw Nijinsky, the "God of Dance" of the early 20th century, is best known for his seductive performances, his virile physique, and his undeniable sex appeal. Nijinsky gained fame with the Les Ballets Russes, where he both danced and choreographed to
11.19.09
Ballet
The Outlet Dance Project is adding on! April 10 At Arts Youniversity’s brand new black box theater in Hamilton NJ. th and 11th 2010 www.ArtsYouniversity.com The Outlet Dance Project would like to invite choreographers (individual or companies) to
06.04.09
Ballet
At today's matinee performance of the highly anticipated premiere by Alexei Ratmansky, ABT's new artist in residence, Marcelo Gomes commanded the stage as the young soldier Sergei who returns from war only to find he no longer loves his fiancee (Veronika
11.10.09
Ballet
AMJAD: La La La Human Steps We begin with a manipulated woman, not unheard of in the world of ballet, although La La La Human Steps depicts this with alarming speed and agility. The following scene, however, breathes a sense of
05.19.09
Ballet
Opening night galas at the great ballet companies like New York City Ballet and American Ballet Theater usually feature speeches, several pas de deux and an excerpt from a new ballet. After you’ve attended a few, checking out the chic audience
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