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The Washington Ballet Bowie & Queen – A Ballet Rock Tribute!

April 6, 2016

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The Washington Ballet Bowie & Queen – A Ballet Rock Tribute! The Washington Ballet (TWB) presents a full-throttle evening of entertainment that combines the artistry and beauty of dance with the power of the world’s most innovative popular rock icons who defined an epoch and became fixtures in American pop culture -David Bowie and Queen. […]

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Strictly Come Dancing Week 5

October 25, 2014

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Trent Whiddon, Pixie Lott - (C) BBC - Photographer: Guy Levy

Strictly Come Dancing Week Five This was the week that : the top 12 danced for a place in Halloween week the 4 who score danced into the ballroom Pixie & Trent closed the show and topped the leaderboard with a “wonderfully crazy” (Darcey) Samba scoring 35 Jake & Janette pulled into Walford station with […]

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Strictly Come Dancing | The Final

December 22, 2012

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Flavia Cacace, Louis Smith - (C) BBC - Photographer: Guy Levy

Strictly Come Dancing | The Final (week 12) And then there were four. The Strictly Come Dancing Final has landed, and each of the couples has spent the week polishing two of their previous dances and perfecting a new show dance. The judges have picked one dance and the couples have picked their favourite from […]

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Strictly Come Dancing Waltzes to Wembley

November 17, 2012

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Strictly Come Dancing Waltzes to Wembley for week 7 This week the 9 remaining celebrities dance at Wembley Arena in front of an audience of 6000 people to raise money for Children in Need. During It Takes Two last week the contestants were offered some conflicting advice from ex-Strictly pro dancers. Karen Hardy advised the […]

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Strictly Come Dancing Premiere | the celebrities meet their pro dance partner

September 16, 2012

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Bruce Forsyth, Denise Van Outen, James Jordan - (C) BBC - Photographer: Guy Levy

Strictly Come Dancing Premiere | the celebrities meet their pro dance partner You know it’s going to be alright when Strictly returns to distract you from the fading summer (well, what we had of it !). The Strictly Come Dancing 2012 Premiere debuted tonight on BBC One, launching the tenth series.  Hosted once again by Sir […]

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Rachael Walsh, Principal Dancer, Queensland Ballet

February 16, 2012

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Rachael Walsh, Principal Dancer, Queensland Ballet What motivates you at 8am on a Monday morning? The aroma of espresso coffee and my two energetic puppies waiting for their morning walk help me out of bed early, but it’s my work that continues to motivate me each day. The work is varied […]

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Valentino Zucchetti, First Artist, The Royal Ballet

December 27, 2011

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Valentino Zucchetti, First Artist, The Royal Ballet   What motivates you at 8am on a Monday morning ? The prospect of getting ready for a performance or a role, which luckily is often the case. I could never wake up knowing that I have nothing to look forward to. Why ballet? […]

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Strictly Come Dancing | Wembley Week 8

November 19, 2011

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Strictly Come Dancing | Wembley Week 8  So, here we are.  Wembley. Appropriately, the Strictly pros open the show with We Will Rock You, Radio GaGa etc in a Queen medley. Even the judges have a cameo appearance. There are silk walkers high above the stage and a raised dias, but the space still looks […]

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Strictly Come Dancing | Week 4

October 22, 2011

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Strictly Come Dancing | Week 4 It’s Strictly Saturday night, and are we in for a night of proper dancing this week ? Jason ‘The Midwife’ Donovan and Kristina kick off the show, quite literally, with the Paso Doble. Training looks tough but the routine is strong. I’d prefer Jason not to be blowing bubbles with […]

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Andrew Peasgood, Artist, Scottish Ballet

October 2, 2011

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Andrew Peasgood, Artist, Scottish Ballet What motivates you at 8am on a Monday morning? Normally I don’t see the bright lights of 8am on a Monday morning but, once woken with a cup of coffee I have my own personal objective to never miss a class. Why ballet? That would have […]

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Marijn Rademaker, Principal, Stuttgart Ballet

June 7, 2011

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 Cupcakes & Conversation with Marijn Rademaker, Principal, Stuttgart Ballet  What motivates you at 8am on a Monday morning ?  Why ballet ?  The love for ballet that I have. As a kid I loved to do sport, especially tennis and soccer. I also loved classical music. Ballet is a great combination of these two. With […]

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Strictly News | The Final – part one

December 18, 2010

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So here we are.  The Strictly Final.  Pamela & James, Matt & Aliona, Kara & Artem. Who will leave with the Glitterball tonight ? The grand final kicks off with the Strictly Professionals dancing to Eye of the Tiger, with the ladies holding placards aloft with the finalists names on. The finalists are welcomed onto the set, […]

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