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1 hr ago | NOLA.com

Allen Toussaint, Parsons Dance artists and New Orleans Ballet Association students perform live on May 10

In a one-time only performance, New Orleans legend Allen Toussaint will take the stage with renowned Parsons Dance artists and eight talented high school students fom New Orleans Ballet Academy on May 10 at the Mahalia Jackson Theater.

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Related Topix: New Orleans, LA, Arts, Education Etc., Theater, Modern Dance

5 hrs ago | Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

PBS gains Milwaukee accent with ballet's 'Peter Pan,' 'Pioneers of Television'

Journal Sentinel TV and film critic Duane Dudek looks at life on the small and big screen, and some of the cool stuff on both.

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Related Topix: Emmy Awards, Entertainment, Television, Milwaukee, WI, Arts, Classical

9 hrs ago | Watford Observer

Dance school celebrates 25 years with spectacular dance show

A dance school in Bushey recently celebrated 25 years with a "spectacular" dance show, including performances from the school's 200 pupils.

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Related Topix: Arts, Dance

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Queen Anne & Magnolia News

PNB's new production is a - Dream' of a show

Pacific Northwest Ballet soloists Benjamin Griffiths as Oberon and Kiyon Gaines as Puck, with company dancers in "A Midsummer Night's Dream."

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Related Topix: Arts, Theater, A Midsummer Night's Dream, Wedding

Press-Telegram

Peninsula Symphony provided sweet music for spring and a challenging ballet in Redondo Beach

Gary Berkson, music director of the Peninsula Symphony, likes to surprise his audiences with novel program lineups and challenge his players with difficult music.

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Related Topix: Symphony, Arts, Aaron Copland, Classical

WNYC-AM New York

Dancers Gelsey Kirkland and Michael Chernov on Creating an Academy of Classical Ballet

Legendary ballet dancer Gelsey Kirkland and her husband, Michael Chernov , talk about creating The Gelsey Kirkland Academy of Classical Ballet .

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Related Topix: Arts, Pace University

BroadwayWorld.com

NJ Ballet to Present Ballet on Broadway & Cinderella at Mpac, 5/17-18

New Jersey Ballet celebrates some of Broadway's most memorable dance sequences when it performs Ballet on Broadway at the Mayo Performing Arts Center on Saturday, May 17 at 8 pm.

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Related Topix: Arts, Dance, Jazz, Count Basie

BroadwayWorld.com

BWW Reviews: Twyla Tharp Marries Bluegrass and Ballet

Last Thursday, April 10, BAM presented a one-night-only program featuring North Carolina bluegrass band, Carolina Chocolate Drops, and the world premiere of Twyla Tharp 's Cornbread Duet.

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Related Topix: Arts, Carolina Chocolate Drops

IamExpat

Dutch National Ballet presents 'Ballerina' | May 14 - May 20, Amsterdam

The Dutch National Ballet will be putting the spotlight on their own principal male and female dancers during the performances of Ballerina in Amsterdam! Recently, six of the Dutch National Ballet's principal dancers made it onto the list of the top 100 international dancers as determined by the magazine Dance Europe .

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Related Topix: Arts

Hyperallergic

Ballet Meets Folk for a "Cornbread Duet"

With old-timey string tunes that'll lift your spirits and your knees, the Carolina Chocolate Drops know how to get the party hopping like no other revivalist band can.

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Related Topix: Arts, Carolina Chocolate Drops, Dance, DMC, Modern Dance

River Cities' Reader

Spring in Their Steps: Ballet Quad Cities' 'Spring Is in the Air' at the Adler Theatre

There were several moments during the evening performance of Spring Is in the Air - presented April 12 at the Adler Theatre - in which I sat slack-jawed in awe of the choreography executed by Ballet Quad Cities.

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Related Topix: Arts, Aaron Copland, Classical

Portland Tribune

Oregon Ballet Theatre saying goodbye

Alison Roper's swan song as a principal dancer with Oregon Ballet Theatre will be full of pomp and ceremony - and some underlying sadness, even for the people who have to move on without her.

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Related Topix: Arts, Life, Fruits, Food

Mon Apr 14, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

Ballet Hispanico Plays Two-Week Season at The Joyce Theater, Now thru 4/27

Ballet Hispanico, recognized as the nation's leading Latino dance organization since 1970, returns to The Joyce Theater from today, April 15-27, 2014 with 15 performances featuring four dynamic programs.

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Related Topix: Arts, Theater, Dance

BroadwayWorld.com

Ailey II, Complexions Contemporary Ballet, Marcelo Gomes and More Set ...

The much-anticipated 20th anniversary of Fire Island Dance Festival takes the stage July 18-20, 2014, as some of the top dancers and dance companies in the country offer a diverse array of artistry and genres.

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Related Topix: Arts, Dance, Fire Island, NY

BroadwayWorld.com

Photo Flash: Paula Abdul, Jane Seymour and More Attend Los Angeles Ballet Gala 2014

On Saturday night, April 12th, the Los Angeles Ballet Gala 2014 celebrated honoring Paula Abdul , Jane Seymour , and Lori Milken with cocktails, dinner, and dancing, including a "Stars & Stripes" performance by the Los Angeles Ballet dancers.

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Related Topix: Arts

The Orlando Sentinel

Orlando Ballet School wins top award in international competition

After a tumultuous year in which its main campus was forced to close, the Orlando Ballet School took the top honor at the world's largest student ballet scholarship competition, the Youth American Grand Prix.

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Related Topix: Arts, Entertainment

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Atlanta Ballet promotes Arturo Jacobus to president/CEO, signs him through '19

Atlanta Ballet announced Monday that it has extended the contract of executive director Arturo Jacobus for five years, promoting him president and CEO.

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Examiner.com

Video need not be for the ballet nerdy only

For PNB's current production, Thomas filmed principal dancer Carrie Imler demonstrating Hippolyta's double fouettes while holding a 4-foot bow, one of the "wow" moments in George Balachine's A Midsummer Night's Dream.

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Related Topix: Arts, Skidmore College

Bury Times

Bury ballet dancer turns heads at Manchester Airport

A BALLET dancer from Bury struck a pose to become the face of a new campaign celebrating Manchester Airport's support for the arts.

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BroadwayWorld.com

Metropolitan Ballet Academy Student Dancers Score Honors at Youth America Grand Prix 2014

Metropolitan Ballet Academy student dancers from the Philadelphia region garnered significant honors in the 2014 Youth America Grand Prix , the world's largest international student ballet scholarship competition.

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Related Topix: Arts

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