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ARABESQUES and cabrioles were brought to Haslingden as part of a project to get older people to boost their health through ballet.
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For the Milwaukee Ballet's 2014-'15 season, artistic director Michael Pink plans to give his audience plenty of familiar things - classical dancing, story-based programs, live orchestral accompaniment - and one big surprise.
<![CDATA[7:30 p.m. Tuesday at Des Moines Temple Theater, 1011 Locust St. $39 and $44 through Ticketmaster. www.desmoinesperformingarts.org Buckwheat Zydeco is considered the lead ambassador of the Louisiana Zydeco sound, which blends Cajun music, blues and rhythm and blues. The band has released the three largest-selling Zydeco albums of all time and was awarded a Grammy for 2009's "Lay Your Burden Down." 7:30 p.m. Saturday at Drake Uni ver sity's Sheslow Auditorium. $20-$48 for adults, with $10 rush tick ets for students. www.civicmusic.org The globe-trotting Goldstein-Peled-Fiterstein Trio (piano, cello, clarinet) will play a varied pro gram -- Beethoven, Liszt, Debussy, Brahms and the late Mark Kopytman of Israel -- for the Civic Music Association concert. 7:30 p.m. Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday at the Des Moines Civic Center. $18-$55. www.balletdesmoines.org Can ballerinas wear glass slippers? We will find out when Ballet Des Moines presents "Cinderella." The company's seven pros, 10 pre-profes sionals and 120 students will leap and lunge to Prokofiev's intricate fairy-tale score, performed by the Des Moines Community Orchestra. 7 p.m. Friday at the Des Moines Art Center, 4700 Grand Ave. $15, $10 for members, which includes appetizers and one cocktail. www.desmoinesartcenter.org Art Noir's Hue celebration will transform the lobby with green light and projections from the art center's permanent collection. The event includes drinks, dancing and a short tour of the "Jasper Just: This Is a Landscape of Desire" exhibit.
The University of Georgia Ballet Ensemble will present a one-night performance March 22 at 8 p.m. to commemorate its 20th anniversary on campus.
Artists are always pushing our boundaries of imagination. A new art display at the National Art Museum of Ukraine in Kiev has gone far beyond eccentric with their Sleeping Beauty exhibit.
One of the significant things about Ballet Excel Ohio is its tradition of creating new dance-story ballets and more contemporary pieces.
In this Tuesday Sept. 17, 2013 file photo, artistic director of the Bolshoi ballet Sergei Filin attends a meeting of the Bolshoi Theater in Moscow, Russia.
The stories of Syracuse City Ballet and the ballet "Cinderella" share some similarities.
''All three of these choreographers are at the top of their game,'' Septime Webre says, referring to Trey McIntyre , Christopher Bruce and Christopher Wheeldon.
Rose Room, Union Block Building, 718 W. Idaho St., Boise. 208-343-0556, balletidaho.org/fashionshow .
MOBILE, Alabama - When jealous Swanilda confronts Coppelia, the young lady with whom her boyfriend Franz has been flirting, she quickly learns that her romantic rival is a real doll.
The Mason Gross School of the Arts Extension Division presents American Ballet Theatre Day 2014.
Diablo Ballet will celebrate its 20th anniversary by mixing a short film with its stage performance.
The Moscow Festival Ballet performs Swan Lake, a dance that has captivated audiences around the world since its debut in 1877, at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, March 20, at Penn State's Eisenhower Auditorium.
Dancers: Behind the Scenes with The Royal Ballet by Andrej Uspenski , offers a behind the scenes look at dancing.
Barbara Bourget is a ballet-trained francophone, but she specializes in a Japanese art form, butoh, and works in an anglophone environment; Californian-born Jay Hirabayashi is half Japanese and often seems just as passionate about music as he is about movement.
The School of American Ballet's 2014 Winter Ball, in celebration of SAB's 80th Anniversary, took place at Lincoln Center's David H. Koch Theater on Monday, March 3, 2014 and raised more than $1.2 million for scholarships and school programs.