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2009-09-21 15:22:00

KNOXVILLE, Tenn., Sept. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- This September, Worldgate 9 Theatres presents the exclusive Washington DC cinema presentation of "La Boheme" to kick-off the theatre's Fall & Winter Series of "Opera & Ballet in Cinema".

2009-06-02 11:26:00

Carolina Performing Arts, Chapel Hill community on the map as arts hub of the Southeast CHAPEL HILL, N.C., June 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Carolina Performing Arts, founded in 2005 at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, welcomes the world-renowned Bolshoi Ballet to Memorial Hall June 10-14.

2009-04-28 23:40:51

Yekaterina Maximova, a highly regarded Russian ballerina for 30 years, died unexpectedly in Moscow Tuesday. She was 70. The cause of death wasn't reported. Maximova became a star with the Bolshoi Theatre in the late 1950s, paired with her husband Vladimir Vasiliev, Russian Info Center reported.

2008-12-20 20:24:57

Olga Lepeshinskaya, who danced with Russia's Bolshoi Ballet for 30 years after becoming a star at 18, died Saturday.

2008-10-27 09:00:25

Only Ovation TV, the network dedicated to art, culture and creativity, could bring you the most spirited artistic battle on TV -- "Battle of the Nutcrackers - Grudge Match." After its triumphant debut last year, Ovation TV is stepping up the competition with this year's programming event by including six, highly diverse productions of the beloved holiday classic.

2005-12-12 08:26:37

By Meg Clothier MOSCOW (Reuters) - When Moscow's Bolshoi Theater postponed its new production of "War and Peace" after the conductor walked out, critics sharpened their pencils expecting the opera to be an embarrassing failure.


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