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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

2010-12-07 12:58:00


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.

2010-05-19 12:00:00

Company Moves into New Center for Dance, Largest Facility for Professional Dance in America, in 2011 Houston Ballet Premieres of Balanchine's American Classic Jewels and Cranko's The Taming of the Shrew Highlight Season Celebrated Finnish choreographer Jorma Elo Creates His First Work for Houston Ballet HOUSTON, May 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Houston Ballet Artistic Director Stanton Welch has announced the company's 2010-2011 season.

2010-04-28 11:20:00

NEW YORK, April 28 /PRNewswire/ -- To celebrate his first collaboration with the NYC Ballet (NYCB), world renowned architect, Santiago Calatrava will serve as an Honorary Chairman of the company's Opening Gala on Thursday, April 29th, an event marking the start of the 2010 spring season. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100428/NY95091 ) Calatrava, who is best known for his acclaimed bridges, transportation centers and educational buildings, agreed to create scenic designs for...

2010-03-04 07:00:00

Balanchine's Enchanting A Midsummer Night's Dream Highlights Opening Week Saratoga Premieres of Architecture of Dance Works by Wheeldon and Ratmansky SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y., March 4 /PRNewswire/ -- The 2010 Season of New York City Ballet at Saratoga Performing Arts Center presented by HSBC Bank USA N.A., July 6 - 17, will feature 16 stunning ballets including three opening week performances of Balanchine's full-length, story ballet A Midsummer Night's Dream.

Word of the Day
  • To befool; deceive; balk; jilt.
  • An illusion; a trick; a cheat.
The word 'begunk' may come from a nasalised variant of Scots begeck ("to deceive, disappoint"), equivalent to be- +‎ geck.