When The Blankenship Ballet Company performs Saturday, women will pirouette en pointe and fold their bodies into arabesques. Men will soar and spin, and lift dainty dancers onto their shoulders. But it won't be a typical night at the ballet -- far from it. The evening is being styled instead as caba ... More >>
Star ForemanDamien Elwood, left, with Angie Engelbart, front, and Shabnam Kalbasi"All you really need to know about Carmen is, one, she's a Gypsy. And two, she's a slut," the singer says before beginning.
It's standing room only at the bar, where a staging of the French
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Is it that time already?
Yes, for the 89th time, it is. The Los Angeles Philharmonic Association just announced the line-up for the 2010 Hollywood Bowl season, and despite its age, the outdoor beauty will stage a few firsts: Gustavo Dudamel's first Bowl subscription concerts as music direct ... More >>
â€‹Robert Millardâ€‹Finally, someone got it right. For the past year and a half, I've seen operatic and balletic love stories featuring mature performers in roles that suggest, if not emphasize, relative youth: The Giselles and the Juliets, for instance, or the hot and lusty Carmen's Don Jose, pla ... More >>