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  1. MomentumSHUT Up and Go AwayRead the original story

    1 hr 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 ...


  2. "Swan Lake" to be staged in BakuRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Today.Az

    The Azerbaijani State Academic Opera and Ballet Theatre in Baku will host the fifth edition of the "Swan Lake" play by Pyotr Tchaikovsky in December. The performance will be attended by the Prime of Belarusian Bolshoi Theatre, People's Artist, the winner of gold medals and first prizes in four international ballet competitions Olga Gayko and the winner of the Grand Prize of the Special Fund of the Belarusian, laureate of international ballet competitions Igor Onoshko.


  3. MomentumGOTTA DANCERead 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 ...


  4. I was a sexy storm trooper: confessions of a Star Wars stripperRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Sydney Morning Herald

    Sydneysider Kael Murray studied classical ballet and contemporary dance, but now she tours Australia with The Empire Strips Back , a burlesque parody. Here, she explains how she became a Star Wars stripper, which costume is the trickiest to escape from, and the reactions she gets from the fans.


  5. "The Nutcracker," presented by TJC Academy of DanceRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Tyler Morning Telegraph

    Tickets are on sale now for the Tyler Junior College Academy of Dance's 27th annual presentation of Tchaikovsky's classic ballet, "The Nutcracker." The production is set 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Dec. 4 and 5, and 2 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Dec. 5 and 6, in Wise Auditorium on the TJC main campus.


  6. SLU dance students to stage bi-annual show Dec. 3-5Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Watertown Daily Times

    After a semester of choreography, design and rehearsal, St. Lawrence University's dance class students here are ready to take the stage in the Noble Center's Gulick Theatre. The dance showcase will run for just under two hours and will feature ballet, modern, swing and other dance styles.


  7. Jonathan McPhee is the - Nutcracker' kingRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago |

    Is it possible that Boston Ballet music director Jonathan McPhee has conducted more performances of "The Nutcracker" than just about anyone in history? McPhee came to the company in 1988, and since then he estimates he has never led fewer than 24 performances of the beloved Tchaikovsky score each year. In 27 years, that adds up to a minimum of 648 "Nutcracker" performances.


  8. Solano Symphony ready for holiday presentationsRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Reporter

    ... the holidays are not complete without the sparkle and verve of a selection of dances from Tchaikovsky's Nutcracker Ballet. While pale imitations of these melodies are piped into malls and supermarkets at this time of year, this music comes to life ...


  9. 'The Chocolate Nutcracker' cast members listedRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The Capital-Journal

    It Takes A Village Inc. will present its inaugural production of "The Chocolate Nutcracker," an urban, multicultural adaptation of the classic holiday ballet.


  10. 'Bolshoi Babylon' exposes the beauty and darkness of the ballet companyRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Los Angeles Times

    British director Nick Read was in Moscow working on a documentary film about a notorious Russian prison in January 2013 when a story broke: The artistic leader of the Bolshoi Ballet was ambushed near his home, the attacker throwing acid in the man's face. The shocking incident made front-page news around the world and induced Read - along with producer and co-director Mark Franchetti - to point their cameras at the historic ballet company in full crisis.


  11. Victoria Mansion to host Night of the Nutcracker: A Special Evening for ChildrenRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Bangor Daily News

    Victoria Mansion and Portland Ballet present an event filled with holiday wonder. Children are invited to bring their parents to see the Mansion, decorated for the Christmas season, and meet dancers dressed for Portland Ballet's Victorian Nutcracker.


  12. Houston Ballet's The NutcrackerRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Houston Press

    More than 1 million people have seen The Nutcracker as choreographed by former Houston Ballet artistic director Ben Stevenson.


  13. 'The Chocolate Nutcracker' gives the holiday classic an urban flavorRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | The Capital-Journal

    ... when It Takes A Village Inc. stages its inaugural production of "The Chocolate Nutcracker." Adapted from the classic ballet, "The Nutcracker," with music by Pytor Ilyich Tchaikovsky, "The Chocolate Nutcracker" offers a different look and feel to ...


  14. Jewish dancers find holiday spirit in 'The Nutcracker'Read the original story

    9 hrs ago | Kansas City Jewish Chronicle

    Even if you've already seen "The Nutcracker," this year's production is a must see! The Kansas City Ballet is presenting the world premiere of "The Nutcracker," with new choreography, sets, costumes and lighting under the artistic direction of Devon Carney. Three Jewish performers say they are very excited to be a part of "The Nutcracker" remake.


  15. Feet flying a long wayRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | St. Petersburg Times

    ... stuff," she said. "I wanted to make people feel the way I do when I watch tap." Also skilled in styles of dance from ballet to ballroom, jazz to hip-hop, contemporary to lyrical, Emma has a special, some might say genetically based, affinity for ...


  16. Review: San Francisco Opera delivers delightful 'Barber of Seville'Read the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Inside Bay Area

    ... capably rounded out the cast. The San Francisco Opera Chorus sang with gusto, and eight dancers from the company's ballet corps whirled through Nuria Castejon's flamenco-inspired choreography. Holding it all together was Finzi, who drew bright ...


  17. Derry auditions for Britain's Got TalentRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Derry Today

    ... Ilico Studios owner, Wendy MacBean said, "Last year and the talent was amazing. Everything from contemporary dance, ballet and hip-hop as well as country singers, choirs and pop. "Other quirky talents were also well covered and we're looking forward ...


  18. The 5 Steps to Watching Televised Thanksgiving Day Parades. Step 1: Get HighRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | The Stranger

    ... into an adult-only hangar near Central Park for a ceremonial, sacrificial blimp-sex ritual. Inside the hangar a ballet of choreographed handlers makes the Power Ranger balloon use the candy cane balloon to bring the Angry Bird to orgasm. The way ...


  19. Stringing together the holidays - Thu, 26 Nov 2015 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | The Spokesman-Review

    There's a moment near the end of the second act of P.I. Tchaikovsky's legendary ballet "The Nutcracker," in a movement known as "The Waltz of the Flowers," when the orchestra goes silent and the harp takes center stage for a moment. When: Dec. 3 through 6; 7:30 p.m. Thursday through Saturday, with 2 p.m. matinees on Saturday and Sunday Cost: $12.50-$75; tickets are available through all TicketsWest outlets, or through the Fox box office at 624-1200.


  20. Len Goodman denies Strictly fix: 'Producers never interfere with our integrity'Read the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Hampshire Chronicle

    ... make them wrong," he said. He added: "If you take Craig, he's from the world of theatre, Darcey from the world of ballet, Bruno is from the world of pop videos and choreography, and I'm from the world of ballroom, so you are going to get different ...