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Highs, Lows Mark ‘Wings’ Ballet

Harvard Ballet Company (HBC) organized its spring show, performed on April 25 and 26, around its eponymous title: the second

Standout Solos Make ‘Modern Muses’ Mesmerizing

In “Apollo,” the second piece of “Modern Muses,” three muses dance for a god, competing to accompany him in a


“The story can resume,” writes Robbie Turner, a British soldier fighting in World War II, to Cecilia Tallis, his beloved.

‘Serenade’ Provides Stunning Debut for Boston Ballet

The ballet that began the reign of Romantic ballet, “La Sylphide,” also began the Boston Ballet’s 2007-2008 season at the

Summer Postcards 2007

So You Think You Can Bash Reality Television

As two beautiful youngsters step on the stage clad in Spanish-like garb, the room went silent. The pair strikes their

'I Love You, You're Perfect,' Don't Change!

“And that night, man asked woman—if she was busy,” says a robed figure as three others mystically chant in hushed

Alum Tapped To Lead New York Philharmonic

Alan T. Gilbert ’89, the chief conductor of the Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra, will be the new music director of

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'The World' is Not Enough

Some plays should never be performed. Directed by Aileen K. Robinson ’08, and co-produced by Benjamin M. Poppel ’09 and

Recent Grad Dies in Car Crash

CORRECTION APPENDED José F. Alegría '07, a 21-year-old recent Harvard College graduate and former Eliot House resident, died early last

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A Midsummer Night's Entertainment

CORRECTION APPENDED Shakespearean theater requires the contemporary performer to make an initial choice between tradition and creative reinterpretation. Directed by

ARTSMONDAY: Graceful, Lyrical ‘Giselle’ Shines at Boston Ballet

The Boston Ballet’s presentation of “Giselle,” produced and staged by Maina Gielgud and running through May 20, offers audiences an

ARTSMONDAY: ‘Bravura and Blues’ a Lovely Ballet Show

A year after its successful “Pointe/Counterpointe,” the Harvard Ballet Company (HBC) is a completely different organization—but it has maintained a

Our Declaration of Independence

Harvard’s deficient social life is surely no secret. Some blame it on the students, the culture, or even the climate,

ARTSMONDAY: Fresh Take On Ballet In ‘New Visions’

The Boston Ballet’s new show delivered what its title deftly suggested: “new visions” for the ambitions of modern ballet. Most

Dancers' 'Dream' a Very Real Success

Lord, what fools these dancers be! In the first act of Shakespeare’s “A Midsummer Night’s Dream,” Lysander tells Hermia, “The