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In Sofia Coppola's film on New York City Ballet's spring gala, every step of the way tells a story without words
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In Sofia Coppola's film on New York City Ballet's spring gala, every step of the way tells a story without words

Sofia Coppola's films have always had an understated choreographic elegance. Even though they are not about dance, that is exactly what they do: They dance.

Jacques d’Amboise, ballet legend who provided free education for decades, passes away at 86
Arts & Culture

Jacques d’Amboise, ballet legend who provided free education for decades, passes away at 86

D’Amboise died on Sunday at his New York City home from complications of a stroke.

Twyla Tharp on choreography, becoming the subject of a PBS documentary, and working more
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Twyla Tharp on choreography, becoming the subject of a PBS documentary, and working more

Tharp doesn’t seem to care a lot about physical comfort — or comfort of any kind.

Yeh Ballet movie review: Sooni Taraporevala cleverly blends the personal with the political, fiction with reality
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Yeh Ballet movie review: Sooni Taraporevala cleverly blends the personal with the political, fiction with reality

With Yeh Ballet, Sooni Taraporevala fashions an engaging piece of fiction from her 2017 documentary.

Netflix's Yeh Ballet trailer traces two Mumbai boys' journey to become renowned dancers in Sooni Taraporevala's film
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Netflix's Yeh Ballet trailer traces two Mumbai boys' journey to become renowned dancers in Sooni Taraporevala's film

Yeh Ballet  is inspired by the true story of two boys from humble backgrounds in Mumbai, who make their way to prestigious international ballet schools.

The Pavlova Project: A unique exhibition presents the life and work of legendary ballerina through her costumes
Life

The Pavlova Project: A unique exhibition presents the life and work of legendary ballerina through her costumes

In a unique exhibition, Peggy Turchette of Boulder, Colorado presents the life and work of legendary ballerina Anna Pavlova through Pavlova’s costumes and couture mounted on dolls.

Kazakhstan's 85-year ballet tradition comes to the Indian stage, with a production of Chopiniana
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Kazakhstan's 85-year ballet tradition comes to the Indian stage, with a production of Chopiniana

Kaliyeva attributes the enduring vivacity of the Kazakh ballet to the host of national programs that were formulated following the country's independence in 1991 in a bid to promote art and culture.

Podcast roundup: Our picks for the week, from Desert Island Discs to Stuff You Missed in History Class
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Podcast roundup: Our picks for the week, from Desert Island Discs to Stuff You Missed in History Class

When there is a podcast on nearly every subject under the sun, finding one to suit your interests may seem daunting. To help you tune into one that's really worth your while, here is our weekly list of curated podcasts.

Little Zizou director Sooni Tarporevala to helm Siddharth Roy Kapur's upcoming film
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Little Zizou director Sooni Tarporevala to helm Siddharth Roy Kapur's upcoming film

Sooni Tarporevala has previously directed the family drama Little Zizou.

Love and Swan Lake: Challenging gender norms through different interpretations of the ballet
Life

Love and Swan Lake: Challenging gender norms through different interpretations of the ballet

Swan Lake attracts choreographers who want to re-evaluate what the tale signifies, as well as the question of who gets to fall in love on stage

On Swan Lake, Tchaikovsky's dramatic brilliance, and how the ballet's portrayal of love is still relevant
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On Swan Lake, Tchaikovsky's dramatic brilliance, and how the ballet's portrayal of love is still relevant

Swan Lake was recently performed by the Royal Russian Ballet in Mumbai. It continues to remain relevant because it explores themes related to love, and the conflict between good and evil | #FirstCulture

GST rate on tickets to amusement parks lowered to 18% effective 25 January
Business

GST rate on tickets to amusement parks lowered to 18% effective 25 January

"The GST Council had recommended reduction of GST rate on services by way of admission to amusement parks including theme parks, water parks, joy rides, merry-go-rounds, go-carting and ballet from 28 percent to 18 percent," the ministry said in a statement.

Tchaikovsky's Swan Lake to soar in India, with ballet production set for Delhi debut
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Tchaikovsky's Swan Lake to soar in India, with ballet production set for Delhi debut

The Royal Russian Ballet will perform Tchaikovsky's beloved Swan Lake in Delhi next month

From the streets of Mumbai to ballet school in New York: Amiruddin Shah's inspiring story
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From the streets of Mumbai to ballet school in New York: Amiruddin Shah's inspiring story

#Fweekend: Amiruddin Shah's passion for ballet lead him to joining the most prestigious ballet school in the world | Yehuda Maor | Danceworkx | Ashley Lobo

Past, present, future highlighted in Indian ballet: Danseuse Shobha Deepak Singh
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Past, present, future highlighted in Indian ballet: Danseuse Shobha Deepak Singh

In a conversation with Firstpost, danseuse Shobha Deepak Singh talks about ballet in India, its basis in mythology, and the triumphs and travails of producing and directing ballets for a contemporary audience

South Africa's townships take to ballet: Watch as classical dance stirs up Soweto
World

South Africa's townships take to ballet: Watch as classical dance stirs up Soweto

Ballet is beginning to find its feet in the country's black townships, thanks to a project to train township dance teachers in classical dance

Faced with IS terror, funding crisis, Iraq's only music and ballet school fighting a losing battle
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Faced with IS terror, funding crisis, Iraq's only music and ballet school fighting a losing battle

Iraq's only music and ballet school has survived war, sanctions and dictatorship, but now faces a crisis due to low oil prices and the Islamic State group

Dancer accused in Bolshoi ballet chief attack defends actions
World

Dancer accused in Bolshoi ballet chief attack defends actions

Ballet chief Sergei Filin's face and eyes suffered severe burns in the Jan. 17 attack, which exposed a culture of deep intrigue and infighting at the famed theater celebrated for its grand, classical ballets.