Shakespeare In The Park

much ado about nothing – amazing. The delacorte in the park is a wide open and small theater but lovely. As we sat the sun set and the stage lit up for this all black modern take on the play.. with singing and dancing and I am so glad I did this.

BALANCHINE

Brahms-Schoenberg Quartet – what a wonderful big pink afternoon. Just gorgeous costumes. Beautiful dance. And big music. Tachaikovsky Suite No. 3. –

Parsons Dance a the Joyce

Another who never disappoints. Round My World: And yes, they actually kept to the theme of round in ways I didn’t think humanly possible Hand Dance: Was just that.. ten minuted of hands dancing.. Wow! you gotta love it!! Eight Women: Wasn’t really eight women but eight dancers to the music of my youth. Caught: […]

NYCB

Judah. choreographed by Gianna Reisen. Beautiful dancing. Not great music. Jerome Robbins’ dances at a gathering. It was like a greatest hits album. For just about an hour the dancers Floated Alone. In groups of two or three or four or more. The ballerinas floated through the air. It could not have been better Sitting […]

MET MUSEUM

Went today with dad and Nancy. My goodness do they move slowly. Saw the old Dutch masters in the Lehman wing and got a few up close looks at Rembrandt’s fancy lace collars. I know I read something about them recently. That perhaps he painted the white first. Or last. I couldn’t really tell. Not […]

BALLANCHINE MEETS PECK

So I think we started with Peck’s Principia. Nice. Not thrilling. Long… but there was this one part I loved. The girls peeled off into three cocoon like things the shape of tall bird cages and when the chime played a dance would tap the top, they would separate, and a dancer would emerge from […]