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George Balanchine

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  • Dance review: New York City Ballet Moves in Santa Barbara

     
    Can an appetizer-size portion of New York City Ballet be as gratifying as the entire multi-course company? That was the question Wednesday, as New York City Ballet Moves made its Southern California debut at the historic Grenada Theatre (with an...
  • Friday's Highlights: 'Great Performances: Miami City Ballet' on KOCE

     
    Click here to download TV listings for the week of Oct. 23 - 29 in PDF format TV listings for the week of Oct. 23 - 29 in PDF format (from latimes.com/entertainment/news/tv) Weekly TV Listings and more can be found......
  • Yvonne Mounsey, bringing Ballanchine to the Westside

     
    Discovering that teaching “came naturally,” Yvonne Mounsey went on to co-found the Santa Monica-based Westside Ballet school and pre-professional company in 1967, which for the last 39 years, has also staged an annual production of “...
  • Lourdes Lopez to be new artistic director of Miami City Ballet

     
    The imposing task of succeeding founder/artistic director Edward Villella at Miami City Ballet will go to Lourdes Lopez, the company announced Tuesday. Lopez, a former New York City Ballet principal dancer who was with that company from 1974 to 1996, is...
  • See Works by James Wyeth at the New Britain Museum of American Art

    See Works by James Wyeth at the New Britain Museum of American Art
    James Wyeth on Rudolf Nureyev: The Artist Paints the Dancer Through July 31, New Britain Museum of American Art, 56 Lexington St., New Britain, nbmaa.org In an age when celebrities and attendant stylists, trainers and dietitians are hyped as "brands"...
  • December 1: Midday Fix - Von Heidecke's Chicago Festival Ballet

    December 1: Midday Fix - Von Heidecke's Chicago Festival Ballet
    Von Heidecke's Chicago Festival Ballet The Nutcracker December 17-19 McAninch Arts Center 425 Fawell Blvd. Glen Ellyn For tickets: (630) 942-4000 www.atthemac.org Kenneth von Heidecke, considered to be protege of America's most legendary Prima...
  • Online Dish: "Sugar Plump Fairy"; Ballerina Criticized for Her Weight

    Online Dish: "Sugar Plump Fairy"; Ballerina Criticized for Her Weight
    Too fat to dance? Forget the Sugar Plum Fairy more like the Sugar Plump Fairy. New York Times dance critic, Alastair Macaulay criticizes New York City Ballet's principal dancer for her weight. After reviewing George Balanchine's The Nutcracker, Macaulay...
  • Leaps to longevity

    Leaps to longevity
    They might have lived through World War II and Neil Armstrong's moon landing, but don't expect age to put a damper in their step. For many seniors who have become part of a growing dance movement, the cha-cha, waltz or rumba is a way of life. This...
  • Segerstrom center gets en pointe

    Segerstrom center gets en pointe
    It's no secret: Dance enthusiasts love the spring. The season marks the time when the world's best companies and dancers venture beyond their native shores to perform. Orange County is one of the major recipients of this bounty, due to events like the...
  • July 19: Author - Jacques d'Amboise, I Was A Dancer

    July 19: Author - Jacques d'Amboise, I Was A Dancer
    Jacques d'Amboise To purchase a copy of the book: I Was A Dancer In this rich, expansive, spirited memoir, Jacques d'Amboise, one of America's most celebrated classical dancers, and former principal dancer with the New York City Ballet for more than...
  • Dances a reflection of beauty

    Dances a reflection of beauty
    When "Kings of the Dance" first premiered in Segerstrom Hall in 2006, it became an instant phenomenon. "Kings" showcased four of the world's top male ballet dancers in technically demanding and thrilling performances, and still is being produced around...
  • Feedback: What's on your bedside table?

    Feedback: What's on your bedside table?
    "The Pale King" by David Foster Wallace. It's not always an easy read, but it's funny. It's fascinating to think about how hard it must've been to write and sad to know it's his last. — Ellen Brady, Aurora I have succumbed to the hype and read...