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2011-06-30 10:45:00

UNCSA to Become Exclusive Affiliate School of the Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis School at American Ballet Theatre NEW YORK, June 30, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- American Ballet Theatre (ABT) and the University of North Carolina School of the Arts (UNCSA) School of Dance in Winston-Salem have announced plans for a five-year partnership, which will implement ABT's National Training Curriculum throughout the UNCSA School of Dance preparatory, high school and collegiate divisions and make...

2011-05-31 11:01:00

WASHINGTON, May 31, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Aspen Institute has named Damian Woetzel to direct the Aspen Institute Arts Program and Harman-Eisner Artist-in-Residence Program. A retired ballet dancer turned director of international renown, Woetzel will assume his new role in June 2011. He becomes the program's second director, following Dana Gioia's departure at the end of 2010 to serve on the faculty at the University of Southern California. Woetzel will be based out of the...

2011-04-26 10:00:00

NEW HYDE PARK, N.Y., April 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Eglevsky Ballet, the only professional ballet company on Long Island for more than 50 years, has hired Marina Eglevsky as its Artistic Director to lead the Eglevsky Ballet Summer Intensive Workshop at Hofstra University. Marina Eglevsky has created an educational program where young and aspiring dancers will be exposed to a superior program offering a diverse, well rounded curriculum and training by a roster of exceptional and...

2011-03-22 14:00:00

SANTA MONICA, Calif., March 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Eli and Edythe Broad Stage at the Santa Monica College Performing Arts Center today announced its fourth season, highlighting new twists in its performing arts series, fresh multimedia educational events, and the creation of exciting new artistic partnerships. The popular Summer Season also makes its return with celebrated theater, film and music artists and open-air parties on the plaza of the state-of-the-art modernist arts...

2011-01-29 00:01:51

A unique children's' ballet program in New York City, Children's Creative Dance Club, offers students a foundation of life skills; physical health, intellectual stimulation, confidence, discipline and fun! (PRWEB) January 28, 2011 Michelle Obama's "Let's Move" campaign has served to promote the importance of physical activity for Americans and especially our nation's youth. Obesity rates have tripled in the last 30 years putting children at risk of dying younger than their parents for the...

2011-01-20 18:54:00

HOUSTON, Jan. 20, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Houston Ballet Artistic Director Stanton Welch has announced the company's 2011-2012 season. Four new works enter Houston Ballet's repertoire, including world premieres by Stanton Welch in March 2012 and Nicolo Fonte in May 2012, company premiere of Mark Morris's Drink to Me Only with Thine Eyes, as well as a new staging of Giselle by the Kirov-trained dancer Ai-Gul Gaisina in September 2011. "The 2011-2012 season is very exciting. We...

2010-12-07 12:58:00

LAS VEGAS, Dec. 7, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Twyla Tharp's new show at Wynn Las Vegas - SINATRA Dance With Me - will feature 14 of the world's finest dancers, including Karine Plantadit, Keith Roberts, Laurie Kanyok, John Selya, Laura Mead, Charlie Neshyba-Hodges, Marielys Molina, Matthew Stockwell Dibble, Todd Burnsed, Michelle Camaya, Kyle DesChamps, Meredith Miles, Mark Myars, Candy Olsen, Justin Peck, Carolyn Doherty, Amanda Edge, Cody Green and Ronny Todorowski. SINATRA Dance With Me...

2010-08-24 05:30:00

OAKLAND, Calif., Aug. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Oakland Ballet Company is pleased to announce internationally acclaimed choreographer and teacher Graham Lustig as their new Artistic Director. Mr. Lustig's freelance choreographic career has encompassed more than sixty works in over four continents. Executive Director, Nicole Levine states: "We are thrilled to welcome Graham Lustig to the Oakland Ballet Company; he is the right person to maintain our commitment to Russian and classical ballets,...


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penuche
  • A fudgelike confection of brown sugar, cream or milk, and chopped nuts.
'Penuche' is a variant of 'panocha,' a coarse grade of sugar made in Mexico. 'Panocha' probably comes from the Spanish 'panoja, panocha,' ear of grain.
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