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2014-12-03 23:03:03

It has become a tradition with many ballet enthusiasts to obtain tickets for George Balanchine's The Nutcracker every holiday season.

2014-05-13 08:29:19

Emmy-winning filmmaker Nancy Buirski spotlights Le Clercq's ballet career, struggle with polio, and influence on George Balanchine, Jerome Robbins and dance NEW YORK, May 13, 2014

2013-12-01 23:00:20

Ticket Down (http://www.ticketdown.com) announces that George Balanchine's The Nutcracker is currently being performed live by the New

Dr. Seuss, Alvin Ailey Among Names Selected For 23 Mercury Craters
2012-04-27 03:08:38

The International Astronomical Union (IAU) recently approved a proposal from the MESSENGER Science Team to assign 23 new names to impact craters on Mercury.


Word of the Day
pawl
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.
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