Christmas nutcracker toy soldier and balerina dolls on the stage. Famous Russian Ballet installation.
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Associated Press
December 02, 2019 - 4:53 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The New York City Ballet’s production of “The Nutcracker” has cast a black dancer to play Marie for the first time. The New York Times reports Charlotte Nebres will star in this year’s rendition of the company’s production, which started in 1954 Nebres is a student at the School of...
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Debbie Monterrey
May 02, 2019 - 9:31 pm
ST. LOUIS (KMOX) — Want to be part of an attempt to break a world record? Organizers are hoping for the world's largest modern jazz dance class this Saturday, May 4, as part of the Missouri History Museum 's special exhibit on the Muny's 100 seasons. More than 600 people are expected for a dance...
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Photo of Library books, close up
September 12, 2018 - 9:22 am
NEW YORK (AP) — A new government study finds that fiction reading is down, poetry is up and adult Americans are renewing their interest in museums, arts festivals and the performing arts. On Wednesday, the National Endowment for the Arts published "U.S. Trends in Arts Attendance and Literary...
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July 22, 2018 - 8:03 pm
PITTSBURGH (AP) — A crash involving two buses in downtown Pittsburgh has left more than 20 ballet students injured. Authorities say the crash happened around 6 p.m. Sunday when one bus rear-ended another bus. Many students have been hospitalized with minor injuries. The buses were carrying students...
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 Lindsey Preston, next to NFL player Don Jones at Preston's prom in Moulton, Ala.
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Brian Feldman
April 17, 2018 - 8:03 am
Don Jones is a 27-year-old defensive back for the San Francisco 49ers.
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St. Louis Cardinals second baseman Greg Garcia is congratulated in the dugout after hitting a solo home run
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April 16, 2018 - 5:49 pm
It's not just good for the players to keep having fun, manager Mike Matheny says that's what is keeping baseball fun for fans.
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