This weekend: A beer festival, ballet inside the National Gallery of Art, a food drive by bike, and more. [ more › ]
In a ceremony that saw both icons and newcomers honored, it was a fiery speech by the science fiction legend that had attendees talking. Also: A Jonathan Safran Foer book gets adapted to ballet.
Which would you rather dance in: Milton Keynes or Moscow’s Bolshoi? It’s that age-old dilemma for a star ballerina like Alina Cojocaru, who last week decided not to fulfil a… Continue reading The post English National Ballet’s star ballerina infuriates fans appeared first on Spectator Blogs.
“Manon” The National Ballet of Canada Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts Toronto, Canada November 8, 2014 by Denise Sum © 2014 by Denise Sum The National Ballet of Canada opened its 2014-2015 season with a revival of Kenneth MacMillan’s “Manon”, which has not been seen in Toronto since its premiere in 1996. Show More Summary
The ballet company will present two seasons a year at the theater, a partnership that is a departure for both organizations.
If English National Ballet’s men are looking particularly romantic on their autumn tour of Swan Lake, it may well be the result of the stellar coaching of the great Irek… Continue reading The post What happens to male ballet greats when they retire? appeared first on Spectator Blogs.
Americans for the Arts presented its 2014 National Arts Awards to sculptor Richard Serra, ballet dancer David Hallberg and philanthropists Vicki and Roger Sant of Washington, D.C. at a black tie gala Tuesday that raised $800,000 for arts and arts education. Show More Summary
“Umnikelo,” Vuyani Dance Theater “Stairway to Paradise,” Sara Mearns & Company “Son of Gone Fishin’,” Trisha Brown Dance Company “The Peony Pavilion,” National Ballet of China Fall for Dance Program Three New York City Center New York,...Show More Summary
Celebrate World Ballet Day by taking in a livestream of the company's rehearsals. Today is the inaugural World Ballet Day, and to mark the occasion, five of the most acclaimed ballet companies in the world have gotten together to give dance lovers a glimpse of the work that goes on behind the scenes. Show More Summary