A Caribbean-Flavored ‘Nutcracker’

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A Caribbean-Flavored ‘Nutcracker’

Wall Street Journal20 hours ago
Miami. ‘George Balanchine’s ‘The Nutcracker’”—as the choreographer’s 1954 version of the now-familiar Christmastime Tchaikovsky ballet, first given in Russia in 1892, has been branded since his death in 1983—evolved over the years since its beginnings at New York City Ballet. After 1964, when …
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Nureyev: Kirill Serebrennikov’s Bolshoi ballet about the firebrand …

The Calvert JournalDec. 14, 2017
On the opening night of Nureyev, the Bolshoi’s new ballet about the great Russian dancer, a surreal combination of crème de la crème, curious tourists, and diehard ballet fans packed into the historic theatre to see its most anticipated show in years. The scandal-plagued production is directed by Kirill …
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NYC Ballet Names Interim Leadership During Harassment Probe

U.S. News & World ReportDec. 9, 2017
The New York City Ballet has appointed an interim team to oversee the artistic management of the company during an investigation into a sexual … The balletcompany announced Thursday that 71-year-old Martins is taking a leave of absence from the company and its School of American Ballet during the …
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Law Firm Investigates Claim Against NYC Ballet Leader

U.S. News & World ReportDec. 5, 2017
22, 2011, file photo, Choreographer Peter Martins attends a New York City Ballet’sgala opening night in New York. Martins has been removed from teaching his weekly class at the School of American Ballet while the multiple organizations jointly investigate an accusation of sexual harassment against him.
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The creep of The Nutcracker

The Week MagazineDec. 15, 2017
Now that the holidays are upon us and the productions of The Nutcracker ballet are coming hard and fast, it’s time to ask that age old question: What the hell is going on with Godfather Drosselmeyer? The Nutcracker has always been a story about a young girl’s journey into adulthood and sexual maturity, …
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Eat, Play, Applaud: A nutty new tradition with AJ Bombers and “The …

OnMilwaukee.comDec. 19, 2017
So, after dining at AJ Bombers, I’m offering this simple phrase: Tthe food combinations and playful atmosphere make for a dining experience as beautifully choreographed as any ballet performance. Although I certainly didn’t feel like a ballerina after my Colonel Mustard burger (no regrets), it was finally time …
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James Whiteside teams up with Koio Collective on limited-edition …

MicDec. 7, 2017
American Ballet Theatre principal dancer James Whiteside knows a thing or two about the importance of a comfortable shoes what with spending the majority of his time at work lunging and plié-ing. Now Whiteside, whose credits include leading roles in ABT’s Serenade After Plato’s Symposium and With a …
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Robert Fairchild Led FRANKENSTEIN Begins Performances Off …

Broadway World6 hours ago
As one of the world’s preeminent ballet dancers, Robert began training to become a performer at the age of 4. He began his … The scripts, drawn from historical material that includes letters, diaries, memoirs, newspaper articles, poetry, and literature create an intricate counterpoint to the musical program.

Cheat Sheet: Complete Your Holiday Wardrobe With These Ballet …

ABS-CBN NewsDec. 7, 2017
It’s that time of year again and the perfect excuse to level up your wardrobe! With events, parties, reunions, and not to mention, all that shopping and vacationing, don’t get flustered into settling for mediocre basics. Dress to the nines with standout holiday style! Don’t worry about looking fab while staying …
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Latvian Ballet Legend Arvīds Ozoliņš in the Paintings and Drawings …

Baltic TimesDec. 11, 2017
RIGA – The third and artist’s 125th anniversary year closing exhibition Latvian BalletLegend Arvīds Ozoliņš in the Paintings and Drawings of … There are also photographs from performances, photo portraits, illustrated reports from the travels, as well as some articles published in the press at that time and …

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