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  1. Timeless music remains at heart of Ballet West's modern take on 'Swan Lake'Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Salt Lake Tribune

    The most celebrated and recognizable ballet in history, "Swan Lake," flopped at its premiere in 1877 at the Bolshoi Theatre in Moscow. The costumes were odd, the choreography was deemed lacking and the conductor seemed befuddled by a complex score.

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  2. BreakthroughFUEL Genie is One Man's Answer to Arabian KnightsRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | American Reporter

    ... her life to dance. A copy of a Degas dancer greets you at the entrance to her house, and sculptures and paintings of ballet and modern dancers are scattered throughout. Although she's now 91, my mother is in the process of directing and ...

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  3. ConstanceDO We Want to Connect, or Need to?Read the original story

    2 hrs ago | American Reporter

    ... when we've just been through the deaths of Walter Cronkite and Merce Cunningham, when the economy is so bad that even ballet companies are letting ballerinas go, when the Taliban is recruiting children to be suicide bombers, when we're escalating an ...

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  4. Giordano Dance Chicago Premieres New Work at Auditorium Theatre TonightRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... My Back" explores the inherent sacrifices people make as they enter into a relationship. Mercer-winner of The Joffrey Ballet's prestigious Choreographers of Color Award in 2012 and a former company member with Chicago's Deeply Rooted Dance ...

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  5. Ballet 422Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Film Comment

    Director Jody Lee Lipes and New York City Ballet dancer/choreographer Justin Peck in person at the 7:15pm and 9:35pm shows on Friday, February 6 Balletomanes and behind-the-scenes aficionados will revel in director Jody Lee Lipes's visual diary of the creation of the New York City Ballet's 422nd original ballet. Justin Peck, an up-and-coming dancer with NYCB, is commissioned to choreograph a new work, given two months of studio time and access to all the venerable company's resources.

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  6. 'American Cheerleader': A Do or Die CompetitionRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Film Comment

    ... an emotional punch as the audience feels what's truly at stake. Dance on Camera is an annual five-day series honoring ballet and contemporary dance personalities through documentaries and narrative films, while also demonstrating dance's capacity to ...

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  7. Denee Jordan, doctor, dancer, thespianRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Examiner.com

    ... and soon she was leading her own touring dance company across North America. The physicality of dance in general and ballet in particular is at the peak of the human experience, but to take it to the professional level and to tour successfully is ...

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  8. Victoria native performs with Los Angeles dance company 11 minutes...Read the original story

    8 hrs ago | The Victoria Advocate

    "I was very inspired by my time at the Victoria Ballet Theatre," Lyman said. "I was also inspired by the choreographers they brought in."

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  9. Birmingham Royal Ballet get all dolled up for CoppeliusRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Sunday Herald

    ... that can, and often is, mistaken for a real-life person. In 1870, that scary/alluring prospect was embodied in a ballet that still captivates audiences across the globe. Yes, we're talking about Coppelia, the "Girl With The Enamel Eyes" as it was ...

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  10. Insanely Intricate Hand-Cut Paper Artworks View The Internet As Modern-Day ReligionRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Switched

    ... (ARS), New York Henri Matisse (French, 1869-1954). Two Dancers (Deux danseurs), 1937-38. Stage curtain design for the ballet Rouge et Noir. Gouache on paper, cut and pasted, notebook papers, pencil, and thumbtacks. 31 9/16 x 25 3/8" (80.2 x 64.5 ...

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  11. Impulse Movement Co. of Elmhurst Presents 'Light my Fire' on Valentine's DayRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Patch.com

    ... in Elmhurst at Dupage Dance Academy. Currently Angela D'Onofrio is on staff at the Academy as a dance instructor of Ballet, Jazz and Tap. There will be a total of 19 performers at the event, including dancers, singers and musicians. Light my Fire - ...

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  12. Editor Boy's Rants: Art & GutsRead the original story

    11 hrs ago | Guitar Player

    ... without guitarists having the unbridled grit to smash convention with a big-ass sledgehammer. In the early 1900s, Ballet Russes impresario Serge Diaghilev once challenged a young Jean Cocteau to create a new ballet production by commanding, "Astound ...

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  13. Short TakesRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Augusta Magazine

    ... laugh. Moretz soon began picking up odd jobs as a stagehand for arts groups such as the Augusta Opera and the Augusta Ballet, building sets and learning firsthand the fine art of lighting. He saw the closing of the Bell Auditorium in the late '70s, ...

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  14. An Evening of BalletRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Augusta Magazine

    The mission of ABT Studio Company is to train young dancers in preparation for entering American Ballet Theatre's main company or other leading national and international professional ballet companies.

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  15. Howard Jones announces interactive CD-DVD project, launch concert in LondonRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Keyboard Magazine

    ... of apps. It's a celebration of arts seen through Howard's eyes, using all the expressions he loves the most: music, ballet, contemporary dance, cinema and philosophy. "I imagined myself at the venue and imagined what it would be like to be at a gig ...

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  16. Oz on Film Part Seventy-eight: The First T.V. Series of Oz, Part Twenty-nineRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Examiner.com

    ... Rusty, by virtue of built-in taps, tap dances while Dandy, ever the model of refinement, demonstrates his skill at ballet. Socrates is convinced he can't dance, but with Dorothy's help (namely waving a fan at him), he launches into a routine which, ...

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  17. Your weekly guide to Houston: Five (plus) don't-miss events -...Read the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | CultureMap

    Interim maestro Eiki Isomura, the orchestra director of Lone Star CollegeMontgomery, leads Opera in the Heights' La clemenza di Tito . On tap this week is dramatic opera, a narcissistic bitch, unknown Oscar movie screenings, Japanese medieval music and a contemporary ballet with tunes by one of the most iconic legends in the music industry.

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  18. Smuin Ballet to Host 'UNFORGETTABLE' 2015 Gala, 3/15Read the original story

    12 hrs ago | BroadwayWorld.com

    Leaders in the arts and civic communities will gather to celebrate one of the nation's most innovative and entertaining arts organizations at Smuin Ballet's 2015 Gala: UNFORGETTABLE. Co-chairs Patti and Jerry Hume, and Athena and John Konstin will host a sparkling event, starring the Smuin Ballet dancers, with gift sponsor Bulgari.

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  19. Dance Theatre of Harlem: 40 Years of FirstsRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | WANE-TV Fort Wayne

    ... time in our nation's history, the civil rights movement. "The dance theatre was founded by the first African-American ballet dancer in the New York City Ballet, Arthur Mitchell, and he became principal dancer a year later, which is an incredible ...

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  20. 2015 Chef's on Pointe Benefit EventRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Patch.com

    The Ballet School of Stamford is hosting their 17th annual Chef's on Pointe benefit for their outreach program Dance for All! On March 8th at 5:30pm, The Ballet School of Stamford is hosting their 17th annual Chef's on Pointe benefit event. This will be a fun and exciting evening of great food and wine from the best of Stamford's local restaurants.

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