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  • Dancer Yvonne Mounsey honored by L.A. County Board of Supervisors

    Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors' ballet lover Zev Yaroslavsky conferred a scroll of recognition Tuesday to former Balanchine dancer and venerable ballet instructor Yvonne Mounsey. The scroll honors Mounsey’s lifelong contribution to ballet and marks
  • NYC Ballet does double duty

    Where is the New York City Ballet performing this week? That depends on whom you ask. Forty of the company’s 93 dancers -- including 20 of its 30 principals – are onstage at the Kennedy Center in Washington, giving seven...

    Face to Watch in 2010: Dance

    Alexei Ratmansky, Choreographer American Ballet Theatre pulled off a coup in late 2008 — and beat out New York City Ballet — when it wooed St. Petersburg, Russia-born choreographer Alexei Ratmansky into its studios with a job and title created...

    Dance review: Los Angeles Ballet's Balanchine program

    Los Angeles Ballet entered a new phase this weekend, its dancers showing increasing mastery with a repertory that, while familiar, is unforgiving. The company opened its fourth season at Freud Playhouse by adding pieces of 20th century master George...

    Obama confers arts and humanities medals on big names, including Dylan and Eastwood

    After deliberating for hours on healthcare in Thursday's summit, President Obama turned to the arts, entertainment, literature and scholarship, conferring the National Medal of Arts -- the nation's highest award in the field -- on 12 recipients and the...