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Village festivals the heart and soul of Italy

CERRETO, Italy — Think of an Italian summer and you think of azure seas, sun-splashed beaches, cool mountains cupping dark lakes and overheated crowds of tourists investigating every museum and ancient church.<p>Things are different in Tuscany as well as in Umbria, where I live, for part of the year. …

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Conversations with Adult Ballet Students #6: Chacha Chan

This is the sixth in the series of <b>Conversations with Adult Ballet Students</b>. Leave me a message if you would like to be profiled in a future …

Ballet classes for adults: find your nearest

<b>Northern Ballet Academy, Leeds</b><p>Yoko Ichino's holistic ballet technique, taught at professional and recreational level. Fun and relaxed drop-ins, including a class for the over-55s on Tuesday and Thursday mornings, for which no previous experience is needed. Classes cost £6.50 (£5.50 for student-card …

Big Ballet is Channel 4's Fat Watch: Tutu Edition

If you're one of those sick bastards who has so little self-respect that you routinely place yum yums above bodily perfection, it's not easy to get on TV. The simplest path is the one to Greggs, in the hope a news crew zooms in on your swaying gut for a segment about obesity. At least there you're …

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Big Ballet; Pound Shop Wars – TV review

Wayne Sleep cracks himself up. Virtually everything he says ends with him dissolving into helpless laughter. Like Wayne himself, this habit is charming and irritating by turns. It's also a bit risky, because the premise of <b>Big Ballet</b> (Channel 4) – Sleep assembles a troupe of plus-size dancers to …

Take up ballet as an adult

Taken to see The Nutcracker aged five, I disgraced myself by standing up in the auditorium and shouting "I want to be a fairy too!" Sadly, I was devoid of talent and quit ballet lessons that year, but the fantasy remained. More than 30 years later, I assumed I was too old to try again, so it is a …

The Essence of Ballet: Ingrid Bugge’s haunting photographs – in pictures

Photographer Ingrid Bugge spent nearly two years in residence with the Danish Royal Ballet and employed digital techniques to capture movement and animate dance sequences. The result is The Essence of Ballet, a collection that showcases the mesmerising illusion of depth in her images