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THE KENNEDY CENTER

The New York City Ballet Performs ‘Works by Balanchine, Martins & Peck’ at The Kennedy Center

It seems unlikely that an art established on 17th century royal French etiquette and modern 20th century abstractions can progress into the 21st century. Yet, in “Works by Balanchine, Martins & Peck” at the Kennedy Center, the New York City Ballet moves that art form forward with an intellectually arranged[Read More…]

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The Mariinsky Ballet performing "Raymonda" at the Mariinsky Theater.

Mariinsky Ballet Showcases Elegance and Technique in ‘Raymonda’

The Mariinsky Ballet finally arrived on the East Coast of the United States 118 years after its initial apparition in a revival of “Raymonda,” a classical piece of the Russian ballet repertoire, at the Kennedy Center from Feb. 23 to 28.  The celebrated St. Petersburg company remains loyal to tradition[Read More…]