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The Curtains of the NY State Theater

The digitizing of LIFE’s images, which Kristin wrote about on The Winger, is indeed a valuable addition to Google Image. After searching for ballet and the New York State Theater (now the David H. Koch Theater), I discovered some revealing … Continue reading

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Vail International Dance Festival Kicks Off

Wendy Whelan and Craig Hall in the 2008 Festival ad The 2008 Vail International Dance Festival, under the direction of former NYCB principal Damian Woetzel, kicked off Sunday night with a special opening performance. Dancers from Morphoses/The Wheeldon Company, Pacific … Continue reading

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New York City Ballet: Damian Woetzel’s Farewell

A curtain call for Damian Woetzel (click to enlarge) Photo by Evan – Please do not use without permission. Watching one of my favorite ballet dancers – who I’ve watched for about fifteen years – dance his final performance and … Continue reading

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New York City Ballet – Definitive Chopin

I’ll be the first to admit that I love Chopin’s piano pieces. They are breezy, thoughtful, and at times dramatic and intense. With such beautiful music, it is easy to let the mind wander (as mine did several times throughout … Continue reading

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New York City Ballet- French Cuisine

Teresa Reichlen in Antique Epigraphs Admittedly, ‘French Cuisine’ was not one of the programs I was looking forward to most this season at New York City Ballet. I’m partial to Balanchine over Robbins, Tchaikovsky over Debussy, and plotless ballets over … Continue reading

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