The New York City Ballet charts ballet's evolution from Paris 1661 to this month's Here/Now Festival.
Here's a little light and wonder during this rather anxious and overcast holiday season. It's the Post:ballet dance troupe and members of the Berkeley Ballet Theater performing Tchaikovsky's "Waltz of the Snowflakes" from The Nutcracker on the former Naval Air Station in Alameda, CA. [H/t Laurie Fox] Image: YouTube READ THE REST
In this moving clip, Spanish Alzheimer's patient Marta C. González remembers her choreography to "Swan Lake" by listening to its music. González passed in 2019 but was once the prima ballerina for the New York City Ballet in the 1960s. (Pee-wee Herman) screengrab via Música para Despertar READ THE REST
Stuttgart, Germany-based stunt cyclist Viola Brand performs a lovely bicycle ballet "To be honest I was afraid of breaking the chandelier while doing the pirouettes," she writes. READ THE REST
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In your eternal search to cool up your home — both figuratively and literally — a bladeless fan might be a great investment as the summer months start rolling into view. For efficiency, new power-saving bladeless fans help cool a space without being forced to pay the cost of using the air conditioner to chill out… READ THE REST
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