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  1. The lives of Reed and Bryant, and Reed's writings, will always be of interest to historians and specialists in the period. It's not surprising that the names of a couple of journalists, however well known in their time, would fall out of the popular consciousness. It's lucky that their story made a good movie (well, an okay movie) and that Beatty wanted to make it. Much less likely that a major studio would venture on the project today, even with a big male star pushing it. I add my thanks for the article, pherank.
  2. Friday, October 20

    A review of Dwight Rhoden's "The Great Gatsby" by Laura Cappelle in The Financial Times.
  3. Friday, October 20

    An interview with National Ballet of Canada dancer Siphesihle November by Martha Schabas in The Globe and Mail.
  4. Thursday, October 19

    Melanie Hamrick gets back in the game.
  5. Wednesday, October 18

    A review of the Mariinsky Ballet by George Jackson for danceviewtimes.
  6. Thursday, October 19

    Alabama Ballet presents a mixed bill.
  7. Thursday, October 19

    A review of ABT by Marina Harss for DanceTabs. Mary Cargill's review for danceviewtimes.
  8. Thursday, October 19

    Pix from the American Ballet Theatre party.
  9. Thursday, October 19

    Q&A with Jessica Lang.
  10. Friday, October 20

    Reviews of the Kenneth MacMillan Celebration. The Times The Stage
  11. Friday, October 20

    A preview of "The Red Shoes" by Joan Acocella in the October 30 issues of The New Yorker.
  12. Matthew Bourne "The Red Shoes"

    Interesting. Reviewers have consistently noted that the plot is hard to follow unless you know the movie, so it's good to have another view.
  13. Friday, October 20

    A review of Matthew Bourne's "The Red Shoes" by Perry Tannenbaum for Broadway World.
  14. Thursday, October 19

    Central Illinois Ballet presents Dracula.
  15. Thursday, October 19

    A review of the Mariinsky Ballet by Alexander C. Kafka for DC Theatre Scene.
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