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A Girl Not on Fire

I fell in love with the concept of a girl on Fire from The Hunger Games and the Alicia Keys song, especially sung by Naya Rivera in an episode from Glee. 1,006 more words

Happy birthday America!

Well, it’s the 4th of July. Mother Nature’s been doing her best to literally rain on all the parades here today, but we’re fairly easily entertained. 285 more words

Adult Ballet

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Fitness class raises the barre

BRIA GRANVILLE | Staff Photographer
Jessica Heid helps teach the first barre class of the season Monday in the Carnahan-Jackson Dance Studio. Heid is also a teacher of open creative movement and beginning ballet for Chautauqua Dance. 501 more words

Chautauqua Institution

There is More to Ballet than Swan Lake & The Nutcracker

Being a dancer, I am always curious about what ballets people have seen.  I usually get one of two answers – “We saw Swan Lake” or “We saw the Nutcracker.”  I am not knocking these two ballets because the Nutcracker is where a lot of ballet companies make over half of their revenue for the fiscal year, but there is more to ballet than Swan Lake and The Nutcracker. 589 more words


red, white, tutu blue

It’s almost the 4th of July (how did that happen?!) and I’m headed up to Maine with a pack of friends for a weekend of sun, sand, and fireworks.   22 more words