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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 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Of all the great ballerinas, Tanaquil Le Clercq (1929-2000), known as "Tanny," was surely among the most transcendent. With a body unlike any before hers, she mesmerized viewers and choreographers alike as principal dancer with the New York City Ballet, and became a muse to both...

2014-02-03 08:23:58

NEW YORK, Feb. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Les Ballets de Monte-Carlo will celebrate choreographer-director Jean-Christophe Maillot's 20th anniversary with the company this year by premiering LAC (after Swan Lake), Maillot's personal vision of Tchaikovsky's masterwork, with performances at The Segerstrom Center in Costa Mesa (March 7 - 9) and the New York City Center (March 14 - 16). LAC will be presented by Les Ballets De Monte-Carlo, in association with The Segerstrom Center, New York City...

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 York City Ballet at the David H. Koch Theatre in New York City. This popular secondary ticket exchange is also offering the special customer appreciation discount code, NUTCRACKER, for additional savings on any ticket order for George Balanchine's The Nutcracker. New York, NY (PRWEB) December 01, 2013 Ticket Down announces that George...

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. The IAU has been the arbiter of planetary and satellite nomenclature since its inception in 1919. In keeping with the established naming theme for craters on Mercury, all of the newly designated features are named after famous deceased artists, musicians, or authors. The newly named craters include: - Ailey, for Alvin Ailey...

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...


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kenspeckle
  • Having so marked an appearance as easily to be recognized.
This word may come from the Swedish 'kanspak,' quick at recognizing persons or things, or else from confusion with 'conspicuous.'