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Cult Blog Post of the Week

by Emilia & Linda on September 13, 2010

Our friends & collaborators at Sojournposse invite us to reflect on the healing power of the arts. For editor Zarina Holmes an art performance has the power to abduct minds, play with the senses and spur us into action. But in order to create objects of aesthetics that heal, we must first take pleasure in [...]

Cult Blog Post of the Week

by Emilia & Linda on September 7, 2010

The V&A mini site for “The Golden Age of Ballets Russes” has now been loaded with photos, links and events. Ahead of the exhibition (opening 25 September 2010) we have been keeping up with their blog posts. While the press has been focusing on the frontcloth Two Women Running on the Beach (considered to be [...]

Cult Blog Post of the Week

by Emilia & Linda on August 23, 2010

Hot on the heels of the ballet reconstruction trend which hit London this summer (thanks to the Bolshoi and the Mikhailovsky Ballet), You Dance Funny’s Steve Ha brainstorms about authenticity in ballet. He illustrates his point with Balanchine’s Tchaikovsky Pas de Deux and the changes this piece has undergone throughout the years: …what exactly does [...]

Cult Blog Post of the Week

by Emilia & Linda on July 27, 2010

Just in time for the flurry of Giselles we’re seeing in London this week (thanks to the Bolshoi), here’s something to enhance your experience of this ballet. Eric Taub of Demicontretemps has written a very interesting post where he reflects on the similarities between Act I and Act II of Giselle: is one the bizarro [...]

Cult Blog Post of the Week

by Emilia & Linda on July 20, 2010

Easy choice for Cult Blog Post this week: we’re simply loving TAD’s coverage of Boston Ballet’s recent tour to Spain, 30 Second Bunnies Theatre-style. Watch it & LOL it here Link to full post at TAD/Thin & Dizzy (BTW, welcome back guys; we missed you!) Tweet Share

Cult Blog Post of the Week

by Emilia & Linda on July 12, 2010

Anything that is inspired by the amazing PJ Harvey is likely to strike a chord with us. In this latest blog entry the Ballerina Project’s Dane and dancer Alex take inspiration from the indie muse to create their own “Stories from the City”: This was the summer I rediscovered my obsession with one of my [...]