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In 2000, the British film "Billy Elliot" generated a flurry of admiration on both sides of the Atlantic. Something about this story of an 11-year-old boy, who decides to study ballet even as it makes him a major oddity in his northern England mining town,...
Most of our lives are spent living and working in the four dimensions. Reality, as we know it, consists of up/down, left/right, forward/backward and space/time. But in the world of wine, Stemmler Pinot Noirs enter the fifth dimension. These bottlings...
When you dance in a Twyla Tharp show, you've got to do more than pirouettes or pretty ballet steps. Tharp's choreography is unique. It's gutsy, quirky and Olympics-competition-ready with its bag full of flips, backbends and cartwheels galore. So it's a...
The national touring production of "Come Fly Away," Twyla Tharp's sensual ballet/musical set to the songs of Frank Sinatra, breezes through Baltimore this week. One of the featured dancers in the show will look very much at home on the stage of the Modell...
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It was a great experience being arts editor in Howard County the past 25 years. This was a dream job for a guy like me and I can't believe I'm walking away from it this week with nary a kick nor a scream. I'll always treasure the opportunities the job...
Sun reporterWith a new season on the horizon, U.S. figure skating champion Kimmie Meissner is channeling her inner Michelle Kwan. Her short program music, "The Feeling Begins," is what Kwan used on her way to national and world titles. The footwork, spins and...
What's a Los Angeles Ballet for, if not to stage a Balanchine festival? After all, that seemingly undisputed king of 20th-century pointe-dancing at New York City Ballet — George Balanchine — whose choreography graces the stages of...
Leotard-clad dancers stretched at gravity-defying angles, while gangly teenagers with seemingly endless legs towered en pointe. A girl hunched over homework as a counterpart stitched elastic bands and ribbons onto her shoes, listening to the youngest...
Hartford CourantAre Connecticut theaters missing out on a new audience? New engagement? New revenue? The thought occurred to me when a colleague asked me a simple question: How can she buy a gift certificate for someone who can then choose whatever show they want...
Man in a Case Adapted from Chekhov by Annie-B Parson & Paul Lazar of Big Dance Theater Through March 24, Hartford Stage, 50 Church St., Hartford, (860) 527-5151, hartfordstage.org Some of New York's best experimental theater has fetched up at...
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The Hartford CourantMikhail Baryshnikov remembers studying a short story by Anton Chekhov, "Man in a Case," which was required reading in Russia when he was 14. "I feel deeply personal towards this piece," says the actor-dancer-arts entrepreneur in his sleek modern...
VarietyAbove: French Michelin-starred chef Helene Darozze is among the individuals featured in Citizen of Humanity's "Just Like You" documentary series. After naming his clothing brands Citizens of Humanity and Seven for All Mankind after lines in "Armageddon,"...
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