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Is Putin Dead? Pay Attention When Russia Starts Broadcasting 'Swan Lake'

Democratic Underground 21 May 2022
The airing of the Soviet recording of the ballet made NBC's nightly news two days later, leaving many Americans puzzled by the telecast of old Swan Lake footage during dead airtime ... In the original version of Swan Lake, which premiered at the Bolshoi Theatre in Moscow in 1877, Odette is a swan-maiden whose evil stepmother is trying to kill her.
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How Kinostar Has Been Turning Niche Audiences Into Big Business for 25 Years

The Hollywood Reporter 18 May 2022
Kinostar is Germany’s second-largest distributor in the live-events segment, thanks to Pathé Live’s live streamings of Moscow’s Bolshoi Ballet (which the company put on pause following Russia’s invasion of Ukraine) ... Ballet, is just as big a deal.
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Cazoo Derby: Frankie Dettori booking boosts Piz Badile chance

Sporting Life 18 May 2022
He was waiting in the wings for the spare Epsom ride last year only for ‘the lads’ to shock everyone and rely only on Bolshoi Ballet ... .
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The History Beat: From 1972: Storytown readies for a new summer

The Post-Star 17 May 2022
MAURY THOMPSON Special to The Post-Star. From The Post-Star in 1972.. Fifty years ago, Charles R ... Police ... Downtown ... “Nixon heckled at the ballet,” introducing an Associated Press report about a woman’s voice shouting ”freedom for Vietnam” between acts at a ballet performance that Nixon attended at the Bolshoi Theater in Moscow during a visit to Russia ... .
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The History Beat: From 1972: Storytown comes out of winter hibernation

The Post-Star 17 May 2022
MAURY THOMPSON Special to The Post-Star. From The Post-Star in 1972.. Fifty years ago, Charles R ... Police ... Downtown ... “Nixon heckled at the ballet,” introducing an Associated Press report about a woman’s voice shouting ”freedom for Vietnam” between acts at a ballet performance that Nixon attended at the Bolshoi Theater in Moscow during a visit to Russia ... .
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Robert Baird: On canceling Russian artists and athletes

Waco Tribune-Herald 15 May 2022
ROBERT BAIRD Board of Contributors. I have changed my mind about a matter. That may be too strong, for I may be missing something here — maybe something obvious, maybe something important. So better said. I am cautiously reconsidering an attitude I have had ... Yes!. Russian tennis players banned from Wimbledon ... Moscow’s Bolshoi Ballet canceled by the Met.
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Brazilian dance star's Bolshoi exodus brings him home

Urdu Point 14 May 2022
Rio de Janeiro, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 15th May, 2022 ) .The day Russia invaded Ukraine, Brazilian dancer David Motta, then a leading soloist at the renowned Bolshoi ballet, knew he had to leave the country where he had lived half his life.
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Brazilian ballet dancer who quit Russia's Bolshoi after invasion has no regrets

Reuters 13 May 2022
RIO DE JANEIRO, May 12 (Reuters) - In February, after Moscow's invasion of Ukraine, Brazilian ballet dancer David Motta Soares booked an urgent flight to Turkey and left behind his dream job as soloist at Russia's world-famous Bolshoi ballet ... "The Bolshoi is the main company in the world," he said.
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Who will be the next big Derby mover after Stone Age shot to the top of the betting?

Sporting Life 09 May 2022
Just how solid can Stone Age be? ... Backers of Bolshoi Ballet as 11/8 favourite in last year’s Derby won’t need reminding, but with all due respect we surely can’t yet be anointing Stone Age on the back of his punched-out victory over Andrew Oliver’s 98-rated Glory Daze. Is he even O’Brien’s best chance of success? ... Watch Race Replay ... .
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This year's Torch-lighting Ceremony was good for a change - opinion

The Jerusalem Post 08 May 2022
This is also the reason that while Israel has some very impressive, world-class modern dance troupes and soloists, though it has a classical ballet company – the Israel Ballet – it is a rather provincial group, which is far removed from the phenomenal standards of the Bolshoi Ballet in Moscow, or the Royal Ballet in London ... (credit ... .
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Foreign ballet dancers who fled Russia take to the Broad Stage this weekend

Santa Monica Daily Press 05 May 2022
Womack, who is now 28, moved to Russia to train when she was 15 and made national headlines when she became the first American female to be invited to dance under contract with the Bolshoi Ballet in 2012 ... I know Joy danced in the Kremlin for Bolshoi, which is pretty much Russia’s ballet company.
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Russia's Bolshoi scraps performances by critical directors

Urdu Point 02 May 2022
Russia's Bolshoi Theatre has announced it is cancelling the performances directed by Kirill Serebrennikov and Timofey Kulyabin who have spoken out against Moscow's military campaign in Ukraine ... The Bolshoi did not give any reason for the cancellations and spokeswoman Katerina Novikova told AFP on Monday that she had no "official" comment.
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Russian theatre drops directors who spoke out against Ukraine war

Al Jazeera 02 May 2022
Russia’s renowned Bolshoi Theatre has abruptly cancelled a series of shows by two directors, both of whom had voiced their opposition to the war in Ukraine ... Several dancers have in recent weeks quit the Bolshoi, including prima ballerina Olga Smirnova, who joined the Dutch National Ballet after criticising Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.
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Russia’s Bolshoi theatre cancels shows by directors who spoke out over Ukraine

The Observer 02 May 2022
Russia’s Bolshoi theatre has upset opera and ballet fans by abruptly cancelling a series of shows this week by directors who have spoken out against the war in Ukraine. The theatre gave no reason for dropping Timofey Kuliabin’s production of the opera Don Pasquale and Kirill Serebrennikov’s ballet Nureyev.

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