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2013-04-11 12:29:20

- Glorya Kaufman Presents Dance at The Music Center to Feature Six Major Premieres; World City Introduces LA to Renowned World Music, Dance, and Theatre Artists; Nationally Recognized Active Arts Gives the Community 25 Different Ways to Engage Directly with the Arts - LOS ANGELES, April 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Exemplifying its commitment to provide Los Angeles with inspiring, immersive entertainment for all ages, The Music Center announced its 2013-2014 Season, which includes...

2012-07-05 14:21:40

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., July 5, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- University of North Carolina School of the Arts (UNCSA) Chancellor John Mauceri announced today that Susan Jaffe, one of the leading ballerinas of our time, will become the next Dean of the UNCSA School of Dance. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120705/DC35754 ) For 22 years, Jaffe danced with American Ballet Theatre (ABT), where, after she retired from the stage, she joined the faculty of the Jacqueline...

2012-05-01 10:23:54

NEW YORK, May 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- There's not much call in the world ballet repertoire for dancing in clogs. The exception: The much celebrated "clog dance" performed by the character of the Widow Simone in Act II of "La Fille mal gardee," the perfect ballet for first-timers of all ages, and one to which ballet lovers will return again and again with renewed pleasure at every performance. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120319/NY72677LOGO) On May 16th, Philip Mosley,...

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...

2012-03-19 10:23:42

NEW YORK, March 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- With its Ballet in Cinema series, Emerging Pictures will bring world-class ballet to the big screen with a LIVE in HD performance from London's Royal Ballet of Sergey Prokofiev's "Romeo and Juliet," choreographed by Kenneth MacMillan, on Thursday, March 22nd, at 3:30 p.m. (Eastern). (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120319/NY72677LOGO ) The live performance will be seen simultaneously in nearly 150 of Emerging's network of 300...

2012-03-13 09:00:00

SANTA MONICA, Calif., March 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The announcement was made today that Ovation, the only multi-platform network dedicated to art, artists and all forms of artistic storytelling, has green-lit a new dance competition series from executive producers Nigel and Simon Lythgoe. A co-production between their two respective companies, Nigel Lythgoe Productions (NLP) and Legacy Productions, A CHANCE TO DANCE follows Michael Nunn and William Trevitt -- two former Royal Ballet dancers...

2011-10-17 09:50:00

Modern romance melds with a timeless elegance as Texas Ballet Theater opens with Ben Stevenson's original adaptation of the epic Giselle. DALLAS and FT. WORTH, Texas, Oct. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Texas Ballet Theater kicks off their 2011-12 Season with the world premier of Ben Stevenson, O.B.E., choreographed Giselle after Jean Coralli and Jules Perrot, at Bass Performance Hall on Friday, October 21 and with evening and matinee performances through Sunday through Sunday,...

2011-03-29 14:20:00

LONDON, March 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Great Ormond Street Hospital has announced it will be holding another Charity Gala as part of its Theatres for Theatres Appeal. February 2011 saw Great Ormond Street Hospital holding the Andrew Lloyd Webber Wizard of Oz Charity Gala, and April 2011 will see the Royal Ballet Principal's Mara Galeazzi's Charity Gala. For one night only, Mara Galeazzi, one of the world's leading ballet dancers, will be hosting and performing at a very special evening...

2011-02-14 08:23:00

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., Feb. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Cobb Theatres will screen Carmen in 3D, a feature film event of the critically acclaimed Royal Opera House Production of George Bizet's Carmen, the world's most popular opera, for the first time ever in 3D. Carmen in 3D will screen at select times during the month of March beginning March 5, 2011. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081124/NY48222LOGO ) A co-production of RealD and London's Royal Opera House, Carmen in 3D is the...

2010-11-30 18:24:00

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 15, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Ovation will be kicking off their annual holiday programming event, "Battle of the Nutcrackers," with the help of two stars who know a thing or two about ballet -- Sarah Jessica Parker and Damian Woetzel. Ms. Parker, award-winning actress of television, stage and screen, who trained in classical ballet, sits on the Board of the NY City Ballet, and Mr. Woetzel, international ballet star, is the former senior principal dancer for the New York City...