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some things i liked this week or two or three

it seems ages ago now, but of course i liked WORLD BALLET DAY! unfortunately due to silly things like work and food shopping and cooking dinner and chauffeuring kids and life in general- i did not get to see all that much of … Continue reading

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some things i liked this week (and a half) 9/18/14

or maybe it’s two weeks. i’ve been really busy. well, obviously, first and foremost there’s this!! 😀 😀 😀 because he’s my favorite. herman cornejo ~ interview & dance footage ~ yay! ~~~~♥♥♥~~~~ where’s sergei? i’m loving these hilarious photos … Continue reading

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royal ballet in cinema ~ sleeping beauty!

i am happy to report that unlike last time i went to see the ballet in cinema, this time –thanks to ignoring bossy GPS lady and following printed mapquest directions instead-   i found the garden state plaza theater with no … Continue reading

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the royal ballet’s swan lake – in cinema!

i’m pretty sure the robot lady inside my gps is either stupid or simply gets a kick out of messing with me. seriously, she sent me to the garden state plaza movie theater via the most illogical, annoying, nonsensical route … Continue reading

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omg omg maybe i will get to see marianela nunez dance live!

ok, the fact that the royal ballet is coming to new york city is not something that would normally fly under my radar but alas, i somehow totally missed this lovely piece of news! but no worries, they aren’t coming … Continue reading

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no more nuts

soooo… it happened that i got a little early christmas money and i was all “yay! maybe i’ll take the girls to see ABTs nutcracker!” but of course by the time i got around to actually buying tickets all the … Continue reading

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mayerling. may……er…….not be my favorite macmillan ballet

i had been intending to watch kenneth macmillan’s ballet, mayerling, for ages (seriously, for years!) but i was never quite in the mood for something that appeared to be so dark. so, i would always watch something else instead until … Continue reading

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dancers i have fallen in love with via youtube but never seen live (volume 5)

~ yuhui choe ~ (royal ballet, london) my first memory of yuhui is from a DVD of royal ballet’s romeo and juliet. yuhui was one of six ladies  in the dance of the girls with the lilies, but she was … Continue reading

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dancers i have fallen in love with via youtube but never seen live (volume 4)

~ lauren cuthbertson ~ (royal ballet, london) my first memory of seeing lauren on youtube is this: at 1:35   how can you not adore a girl who gives you the finger and drops the f-bomb first thing? i loved … Continue reading

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dancers i have fallen in love with via youtube but never seen live (volume three)

~ sergei polunin ~ (stanislavsky music theatre and novosibirsk state academic opera and ballet, russia) I love sergei against my will. mostly i want to shake my fist at him and yell “WHAT’S WRONG WITH YOU?! YOU’VE BEEN GIVEN THIS … Continue reading

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