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Chelsea Flower Show 2013

May 20, 2013

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Chelsea Flower Show 2013 Today is press day at the Chelsea Flower Show, which is celebrating 10o years. If you’d like to keep up with all the exibitors, the gardens, the flowers and of course the live updates regarding the medals, then you might be interested in downloading the iPhone app from iTunes. What else will […]

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Park yourself at the ballet

April 2, 2013

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Parking at the ballet Planning a night out at the ballet usually involves travel considerations. Is it a Bank Holiday/will there be engineering works/how late do the trains run on a Sunday/will there be any point in taking the car ? The answer to the last question, in most major cities, would be no. Trying […]

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THE WASHINGTON BALLET ANNOUNCES COMPANY’S FIRST iPhone APP

November 6, 2012

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THE WASHINGTON BALLET ANNOUNCES COMPANY’S FIRST iPhone APP   WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Washington Ballet (TWB) announces the TWB iPhone app.   Created in collaboration with snAPPdecisions.com, the TWB iPhone app will allow patrons to access information such as performance dates and times, photos, videos, ticketing, dancer biographies and make donations. Information for The Washington School […]

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Houston Ballet launches ballet app

July 14, 2012

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Houston Ballet launches ballet app Houston Ballet has announced the launch of a new free ballet app, giving you the chance to keep up with the company wherever you are. It’s available on Andriod and iOS. You can find out what’s new, events, watch videos and read podcasts, news and blogs from the company. Want […]

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Ballet News Selects… an outfit for the Diamond Jubilee celebrations this weekend

May 28, 2012

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Ballet News Selects… an outfit for the Diamond Jubilee This weekend the celebrations for HM The Queen’s Diamond Jubilee will really take off – and it’s a long weekend here in the UK. The Thames River Pageant on Sunday 3rd of June promises to be a highlight, and street parties are being organised up and down the land, but […]

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Ballet Business | How to be a media-savvy ballet dancer or student

February 20, 2012

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Ballet Business | How to work with the media In an earlier feature, How to get into ballet, I outlined the early stages of a ballet career and some of the pitfalls you might want to watch out for. As part & parcel of your professional ballet career – a visual art form – photographs of you could (and hopefully, will) end up in the media – here on Ballet […]

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Ballet News does Valentine’s Day

February 14, 2012

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Ballet Valentine’s Day Last year for Valentine’s Day I published an exclusive on-location photoshoot with Daria Klimentova and Vadim Muntagirov. This year’s treats are more material – on this day of gift-giving – a gorgeous collection of things that seem to hit the perfect note for Valentine’s Day without being mushy or quaint. Probably the first, […]

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Ballet Austin launches free Mobile App

February 10, 2012

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Ballet Austin | Mobile App launch – and it’s free! Ballet Austin has launched an App for smartphones – it’s compatible with iPod Touch, iPad & iPhone as long as they are iOS 4.0 or later. Released on February 3rd, the App is sizeable if you already have a lot of data on your phone – at 16.2mb. It’s a brilliant […]

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National Ballet of Canada announces 2012/13 Season – and a tour to London in April

February 6, 2012

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Otto Bubenicek and Anna Polikarpova of The Hamburg Ballet in Nijinsky. Photo by Holger Badekow.

National Ballet of Canada announces 2012/13 Season Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland and Romeo and Juliet Return The National Ballet of Canada Tours to London, England Two Company Premieres and One Toronto Premiere February 6, 2012… Karen Kain, Artistic Director of The National Ballet of Canada, today announced the 2012/13 season, Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland by Christopher Wheeldon returns by popular […]

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Dance Medicine – Head to Toe : A Dancer’s Guide to Health

December 26, 2011

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Dance Medicine – Head to Toe : A Dancer’s Guide to Health Dance Medicine – Head to Toe : A Dancer’s Guide to Health by Judith R Peterson MD is 184 pages including 74 illustrations by Kathleen Rowland, 14 halftones and 3 radiographic images. Peterson was the attending physician to the Pennsylvania Ballet for 10 years, […]

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Backstage ballet | Glitter, Go!

December 8, 2011

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I recently introduced you to a few of my favourite ballet treats, including chocolate ballerinas, glittering shoes and blush pink handbags just for your iPad, as well as the latest Christmas Nutcracker App for your iPhone/iPad. Well, I have more Christmas treats for you today! Do you, or someone in your family like to count […]

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Ballet News | Mouse King Media releases The Nutcracker Musical Storybook App

December 3, 2011

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Ballet News | Mouse King Media releases The Nutcracker Musical Storybook App It’s pretty rare for me to recommend an App based on anything to do with ballet, but The Nutcracker Musical Storybook App is so adorable and well crafted that I just have to! What’s so great about it ? It’s beautifully made for starters. London-based fine artist […]

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Ballet News | Experienced Gamers needed

November 10, 2011

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Gamers needed!   Are you an experienced gamer ? Then Ballet News needs you! Would you like to test a new game developed for iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad ? Ballet News seeks experienced gamers Do you play a lot of games already and would you be willing to be interviewed after the test period […]

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The Nutcracker ballet & Glittery Christmas Interludes

November 8, 2011

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Ballet, Ballet, Ballet. Oh, and Cupcakes. And maybe a little Christmas glitter thrown into the mix. Here’s a host of my favourite treats which I hope will inspire you if you are heading out to the ballet this Christmas season or anywhere else! First up is this beautiful gold sequin dress from new find Mint Velvet, a company […]

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Ballet on Halloween | Shoes, Style and Shivers

October 28, 2011

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Ballet on Halloween – treats, style, shoes & ballet!   The folklore surrounding the annual Halloween celebration, on October 31st, links it to the Celtic festival of Samhain, which roughly means ‘summer’s end’ though it’s origins have also been associated with the Roman feast of Pomona (goddess of fruits and seeds).  The name itself, Halloween, is a Scottish vaiant […]

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National Youth Ballet | Ballet Chocolat reviewed plus Ballet News presents a British Sign Language Interpretation for the first time!

September 12, 2011

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Ballet Chocolat National Youth Ballet Sadlers Wells London Sunday, September 11th 2011 The first thing to say is that I echo fellow NYB first timer, Wayne McGregor (resident choreographer at The Royal Ballet) who said on stage at the end of this performance that he was “blown away” by the talent, passion and dedication shown […]

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Ballet NEWS | The National Ballet of Canada App is Apple’s “App of the Week”

February 1, 2011

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The National Ballet of Canada App is Apple’s “App of the Week” This App is my all-time favourite.  It’s simple to use, the layout is clean & sharp, the colours are warm & inviting, & the imagery is superb.  The ‘share’ features are brilliant, the videos work smoothly (via YouTube) and booking is a piece of cake […]

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Free iPhone Ballet Index app

May 15, 2010

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Ballet Index for the iPhone free offer This weekend I want to offer you another chance to snap up a free ballet iPhone app. Ballet Index is a fast, cross referenced glossary of ballet terms. Version 1.9 has improved the cross referencing and has even more ballet terms. This time, the developer has very generously […]

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Saute On – The Ballet

May 13, 2010

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Saute On – the ballet Saute-On – the ballet is an iPhone app which is usually chargeable to download.  Courtesy of the developers, I have 10 codes to give away to US readers.  Please note – the code only works in the US, so if you are based anywhere else it just won’t work. That’s the […]

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