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A Triumphant Entrance

It’s always an occasion of rejoicing when a Tomorrowsbooks book arrives in print, and never has this been truer than in the case of Behind the Scenes at the Ballet Russes: Stories from a Silver Age… 146 more words

Finding Nijinsky in Washington D.C.

The Ballets Russes visited Washington D.C. twice in 1916. The first time was in March from the 23rd – 25th when the company performed at the National Theatre. 318 more words

Portrait of Diaghilev and Saligsberg by Picasso

Original Title: Portrait de Diaghilev et Seligsberg 1917
Dimensions: 54 x 65 cm


Closing soon: Picasso and Naples: Parade

Picasso and Naples: Parade
Museo di Capodimonte, Naples,
and the Antiquarium, Pompeii
8 April-10 July 2017

Exhibition across two venues celebrating the centennial of Picasso’s trip to Italy in 1917. 80 more words


Fokine Ballet Summer Camp

This time I swear I wasn’t looking for ballet!

I spent the last weekend in the gorgeous town of  Lenox, Massachusetts. This area was the hugely popular during the so called ‘Gilded Age’ and is full of beautiful estates called ‘cottages’. 171 more words

Finding the Ballets Russes in NYC - Part One.

Whenever I go, intentionally or not, I seem to find something to do with Diaghilev and The Ballets Russes.

For the last week I have been in New York and on Monday I visited the Met Museum – one of my favourite museums. 323 more words

In search of Pavlova...

Over the last 12 days I have been exploring Scotland by train (and ferry and occasionally bus and even taxi!) – it was brilliant adventure. When I was in Glasgow I went to the Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum. 439 more words