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Supermodel Helena Christensen stars as ballet teacher in the new Oh Land music video

Before she came to public attention as the ethereal electro-pop siren Oh Land, the Danish musician Nanna Fabricius was a small-town girl who dreamed of becoming a ballerina. 208 more words


"You must be the no-cheese girl" - welcome to the griddy city

Last night I had my usual hating-Penn-Station experience as I got off the Amtrak. The queue for taxis was magnificently long and the weather was pretty biting. 1,725 more words

The Dream Gig: Alvin Ailey at the Kennedy Center

This week, I lived the dream: I worked with Alvin Ailey. The Alvin Ailey Dance Company. At the Kennedy Center.

This is my wildest dream… happening. 1,573 more words

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Saturday Open Thread | Alvin Ailey Dance Series

Pas de Duke is Alvin Ailey’s spirited modern dance translation of a classical pas de deux, originally created in 1976 as a showcase for Judith Jamison and Mikhail Baryshnikov. 153 more words

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Friday Open Thread | Alvin Ailey Dance Series

One of the most popular works in the Ailey repertory, Ronald K. Brown’s spellbinding Grace is a fervent tour-de-force depicting individuals on a journey to the promised land.  133 more words

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