Latest Ballet News

New York's Carnegie Hall launches on-demand video network

Dec. 08, 2021 15:06 PM EST

Carnegie Hall is launching an on-demand video network that features recorded performances of classical artists known for performing at the famed venue. Carnegie Hall+, created in a partnership Unitel, was to launch Wednesday night. It costs $7.99 monthly and is available through the...

Final goodbye: Recalling influential people who died in 2021

Dec. 02, 2021 13:59 PM EST

They both carved out sterling reputations as military and political leaders over years of public service. But both also saw their legacies tarnished by their actions in the long, bloody war in Iraq. Former Secretary of State Colin Powell and former Defense Secretary...

Smaller shows will go on at Ida-damaged Louisiana theater

Oct. 17, 2021 11:28 AM EDT

HAMMOND, La. (AP) — Shows will go on at a historic Louisiana theater despite damage from Hurricane Ida. The Columbia Theatre in Hammond is converting a conference center into a venue for entertainment while repairs and planned renovations are made. The Hammond Star...

Celebrity birthdays for the week of Oct. 10-16

Oct. 04, 2021 09:48 AM EDT

Celebrity birthdays for the week of Oct. 10-16: Oct. 10: Actor Peter Coyote is 80. Actor Charles Dance (“Game of Thrones”) is 75. Actor-dancer Ben Vereen is 75. Singer Cyril Neville of The Neville Brothers is 73. Actor Jessica Harper (“Pennies From Heaven,” ″My...

More dancers allege sex abuse by instructor, ballerina wife

Sep. 29, 2021 15:25 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Three more dancers have come forward to allege that an instructor and his wife, a former star with the Boston Ballet, sexually abused them, according to an expanded lawsuit. Five dancers now say dance instructor Mitchell Taylor Button and his wife, former...

Belmont University unveils $180M performing arts center

Sep. 15, 2021 04:02 AM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Belmont University has unveiled its new $180 million performing arts center. The Nashville school put the 1,700-seat facility on display during two events Tuesday. The university says its 150,000-square-foot facility is...