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If I Can't Be the Talent, I Want To Be Talent-Adjacent

HAVE YOU SEEN THIS?!

Of course you have; you don’t live under a rock. But, in case you haven’t, watch it immediately.

I have watched this video, approximately, too many times. 781 more words

Baryshnikov and Lil Buck to brighten your Monday

Here is a little something to brighten your bleak, grey, Monday morning: ballet dancer Mikhail Baryshnikov, 67, holds his own alongside street dancer Lil Buck, 26… 48 more words

Art

Whiplash: a case of sado-masochism

There will be blood: Why is it that certain types of performer seem to expect, even need, to suffer way beyond the pale before they can succeed?  450 more words

Ballet

Mikhail Baryshnikov parabéns!

27 de Janeiro 1993

Baryshnikov é frequentemente citado ao lado de Vaslav Nijinsky e Rudolf Nureyev  como um dos maiores bailarinos da história. Após um promissor início de carreira no Ballet Kirov em Leninegrado, ele foi ao Canadá, em 1974, em busca de maiores oportunidades na dança ocidental. 171 more words

Artes

Clara Cracks Some Nuts

Today I took my youngest daughter to see the Nutcracker Ballet for her first time. She was focused on the dancing, but I was focused on Clara. 356 more words

Blog

The Nutcracker: bougie beauty

My mother loved opera, I like opera.  I love ballet, she liked ballet. Complementary tastes, with plenty of overlap.

In the last 5 years of her life, the Metropolitan Opera in New York City began its… 648 more words

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