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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.


Related Topix: Arts, Theater, Classical

2 hrs ago |

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)


Related Topix: Arts, When in Rome, Veronica Mars, House of Lies, Entertainment, Drama, Television, Kristen Bell, Hot Chicks

4 hrs ago | Lucire

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

8 hrs ago | Anorak

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.


Related Topix: Arts, Black Swan, Celebrities, Natalie Portman, Sports

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.


Related Topix: Arts, Wedding, Dance, Opera, Recreational Vehicle, Award

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.


Related Topix: Arts, Dance, Fort Worth, TX, Symphony

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.


Related Topix: Arts, Carl Orff, Classical

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.


Related Topix: Arts, Dance, Theater

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.


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."


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


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.


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 .


Related Topix: Arts, Pace University

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.


Related Topix: Arts, Dance, Jazz, Count Basie

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.


Related Topix: Arts, Carolina Chocolate Drops


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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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.


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