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BWW Reviews: Ballet Hispanico Offers Contemporary Dance with a Latin Flavor at the Joyce

Opening night of Ballet Hispanico's 2014 spring season at the Joyce on April 15th once again featured the fascinating fusion of Latin themes with contemporary movement that has become Artistic Director Eduardo Vilaro 's trademark during his four years at the helm.


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1 hr ago | Salt Lake Tribune

Ballet orchestra features a rare all-female section

Ballet West's "The Rite of Spring" is notable for resident choreographer Nicolo Fonte's sophisticated dance movements, but there's also something interesting going on in the orchestra pit.


Related Topix: Arts, Dance, Sundance Film Festival, Salt Lake City, UT, Symphony

Thu Apr 17, 2014

BBC News

Ballet and business: A perfect match

Thousands of people are expected to flock to Scottish Ballet's production of Romeo and Juliet when it starts its run at the King's Theatre in Glasgow on Saturday.


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Tribeca Festival films go behind the scenes in fas...

From final fittings at a famous Parisian fashion house to rehearsals for a young choreographer's new work for the New York City Ballet and a global tour of "Richard III," documentaries at the Tribeca Film Festival give viewers the film equivalent of a backstage pass.


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Santa Barbara Festival Ballet Ventures Into an 'Enchanted Forest'

Balletic spiders swirling and prancing alongside lovingly choreographed moonbeams in a hushed, wooded glade under watchful starlight - where else but in an enchanted forest? And who else but the imaginative and ever-surprising Santa Barbara Festival Ballet ? The Enchanted Forest children's ballet, a short and colorful program, will be performed in ... (more)


Related Topix: Arts, Theater, Goleta, CA, Santa Barbara, CA

Wisconsin Gazette

Michael Pink's original ballet 'Mirror, Mirror' probes the underlying themes of Snow White

A wicked stepmother, a poisoned apple, a demon-filled magic mirror and haute couture.


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The Wichita Eagle

Kansas premiere of ballet a Don Quixotea is Saturday at Century II

Wichita Grand Opera presents the Kansas premiere of "Don Quixote," a ballet in three acts performed by the Russian National Ballet Don Quixote is among the most frequently portrayed characters in all of fiction.


Related Topix: Arts, Wichita, KS, Entertainment

Alonzo King LINES Ballet to Make Houston Debut, 5/9

The San Francisco-based contemporary ballet company, Alonzo King LINES Ballet,will make its Houston debut Friday, May 9, 2014, at 8 p.m. in the Wortham Center's Cullen Theater, presented by Society for the Performing Arts.


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New York City Ballet Celebrates 50th Anniversary at Lincoln Center with Spring Gala on 5/8

New York City Ballet announced today that its 2014 Spring Gala on Thursday, May 8 at 7pm will feature a special one-time-only program designed by NYCB's Ballet Master in Chief Peter Martin s to pay tribute to the 50th anniversary of the opening of the New York State Theater at Lincoln Center, as well as celebrate its future with a World Premiere ... (more)


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The Royal New Zealand Ballet's Coppelia expertly executed at every level

The Royal New Zealand Ballet's CoppA©lia , which opened in Wellington on Thursday, is a lovingly designed and staged production that will suit family audiences.


Related Topix: Arts, New Zealand Travel, Travel, Oceania, New Zealand, World News, Pacific Travel


1936-2000: The Radio City Rockettes In Photos

THE Radio City Rockettes is the dance company founded in 1925 in St. Louis, Missouri.


Related Topix: Manhattan, NY, New York, NY, Dance, Cotton Club, Arts, New York, Newark, NY, New Rochelle, NY

Wed Apr 16, 2014

New York Magazine

See Derek Lam's Ballet-Inspired New Jewelry Collection

After a decade as a ballerina, Jamie Wolf left the New York City Ballet to design a jewelry line full-time in 2006.


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Arts Ballet Theatre of Florida to Close 16th Season with Spring Gala and More, 5/3-4

With a magnificent and colorful spectacle that combines classical and neoclassical ballet, the Arts Ballet Theatre of Florida , conducted by Maestro Vladimir Issaev, closes its sixteenth season, next May 3rd and 4th at the Aventura Arts and Cultural Center and the Broward Center for the Performing Arts.


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Texas Ballet Theater to dance to live music twice next season

Things are slowly getting less painful for fans of Texas Ballet Theater and live music.


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Lake Cowichan Gazette

Ballet built on 'vocabulary of movements'

"Everyone feels the energy of spring, especially when it comes to love," says Paul Destrooper, artistic director and choreographer for Ballet Victoria.


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Hispanic Business

Giving ballet a chance

From the terrace, one can make out a maze of white-gravelled paths snaking through shelving lawns, disappearing among a profusion of bougainvillaea to re-emerge on the horizon.


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The Georgia Straight

Ballet B.C. makes a German connection with U/NA

"It was always clear: I would say to my parents, 'I will move to Germany,' and my father was always joking, 'You think you're going to live better there?' And I said, 'Yes!' " the affable artist tells the Straight with a laugh over the phone from Munich, where he now lives.


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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.


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

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.


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

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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