Romeo and Juliet

Creative Writing Prompts For High School Students

Whether you're a student or a teacher, these writing prompts for high school students are going to come in handy if you're looking to inspire better …

Writing

Kenneth MacMillan: the dark genius of British ballet – its destroyer, if you listen to some

The 25th anniversary of MacMillan's death is finally giving us something to celebrate but the argument still rages about his extreme psychological underworld<p>Dance is an ephemeral art. It keeps few proper records of its products. Reputations are written in rumours and reviews. And by reputation, …

Ballet

Cincinnati Ballet returns to Music Hall

It’s been nearly five years since Cincinnati Ballet last performed at Music Hall.<p>Considering Music Hall’s age – it’s 149 years old – that’s the blink …

Ballet

She can relate

From one perspective, the comedy <i>Shakespeare in Love</i> is about how the celebrated playwright beat writer’s block and wrote his masterpiece <i>Romeo and</i> …

Canadian News

Tinder’s ‘menducation’ doctrine dispels the notion that women are best served by other women

A few weeks ago, Tinder announced a new chat feature.<p>“Designed by the women of Tinder”, says the announcement, “the feature gives women extra tools …

Jane Austen

MacMillan: master at the heart of British ballet

On the evening of October 29 1992 the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, was packed with an audience eager to see Kenneth MacMillan’s <i>Mayerling</i>. Its …

Ballet

Sense and Shiftability - read an extract from Ciara King's Diary

<b>We're delighted to present an exclusive extract from Ciara’s Diary: Sense and Shiftability: 1999-2002, the hilarious new book by RTÉ 2FM presenter</b> …

News (Ireland)

How the 25 greatest stories ever told would be ruined by technology

The Ghost of Christmas Past has absolutely no impact on Ebenezer Scrooge, because Timehop.<p>Technology makes life easier. Great stories need a …

Literature

24 Tweets That Prove Cats Are The Devil And Dogs Are Angels

Cats are evil spawns of Satan, dogs are angels on four legs here to save us from sin.

Cats

This Zombie Ballet Stars Two Gay Leads

A pre-Halloween treat — this unusual ballet company merges the eternal work of Shakespeare with the undead.

Ballet

iPhone X release supply may slim as Apple refines TrueDepth

A report from Taipei suggested today that the iPhone X is struggling with a bit of a production delay. Sources suggest that this delay has to do with …

IPhone X

Tyga thinks he had ‘lucky escape’ from ex Kylie Jenner

They were the Romeo and Juliet of a social media generation but it seems that Tyga isn’t handling his breakup from Kylie Jenner all that …

Travis Scott

17 Things You Completely Missed In Riverdale

After solving the mystery of just who killed Jason Blossom, <b>Riverdale</b> went out with a literal bang in season one, leaving the life of another …

TV

Tory MP Philip Davies attacks sex education for ‘introducing very young children to homosexuality’

Conservative MP Philip Davies has teamed up with anti-LGBT activists to rally against plans for compulsory sex and relationship education.Tory …

LGBTQ

Faith Hill and Tim McGraw Are So Freakin' In Love

In country music, the aspirational long-term relationships whose music reflects their reality include Garth and Trisha (swoon!) and Faith and Tim, …

Country Music

We just found the Romeo and Juliet of the dog world, and our hearts are exploding with love

What does it take for two dogs in love to go viral these days? Maybe the only necessary ingredients are daily devotion and an understanding dog owner …

William Shakespeare

Islands of the Amazon

The Amazon is not typically a place one thinks of as insular, but the Parque Nacional de Anavilhanas in Brazil has over 400 islands in the Rio Negro. …

Amazon Rainforest

20 bizarre superstitions from around the world and the meaning behind them

<b>The INSIDER Summary:</b><p><b>Superstitions vary from culture to culture all over the world.</b>• <b><br>In Portugal, many people believe that walking backwards brings bad luck.</b>• <b><br>People in Spain traditionally eat 12 grapes at the stroke of midnight on New Year's Eve to bring luck for each month of the coming year.</b><p>Most …

New Year's Eve

Palazzo Victoria | 5 Star Hotel in Verona | Plus What to See in Verona, Italy

<b>Lugging my complete collection of Shakespeare book across campus to my weekly class is still one of my fondest college memories. The book weighed a</b> …

Europe

Gnocchi Recipe (Italian Potato Dumplings)

<i>Make this Valentine’s Day special! Impress your partner with this simple (but special) Valentine’s Day gnocchi recipe! This simple potato, egg, and</i> …

Recipes

Full cast audiobooks are like a movie in your head

Just to let you know, if you buy something featured here, Mashable might earn an affiliate commission.<p>If you've ever listened to a podcast, taken …

Entertainment

Teaching Young Dancers to Partner as “Romeo and Juliet” | The New Yorker

In the streets of the city and online this week, the talk is about the gun violence in Las Vegas and the inhuman mess left behind in Puerto Rico by Hurricane Maria. At times, it feels as if it’s almost impossible to find an oasis away from the anxiety that clogs our lives. But, behind brick walls …

Ballet

Viv Groskop: Playing Shakespeare without a rehearsal? Now we’re talking

With no rehearsals, cast bonding or even full scripts, the idea of cue-script Shakespeare left actor and comedian Viv Groskop terrified. Now

William Shakespeare

BBC Radio 3 - Essential Classics, Wednesday with Rob Cowan - Pigeon Cure, Tchaikovsky's Romeo and Juliet, Christine Rice

Rob Cowan takes us through the morning with the best in classical music including :<p>0930 Rob explores potential companion pieces for Tchaikovsky's Fantasy Overture "Romeo and Juliet"<p>1010 Time Traveller. A quirky slice of cultural history<p>1050 As part of the BBC Opera Season, leading British mezzo …

William Shakespeare

'Riverdale' Season 2 Is Darker Than Ever and Will Test Its Core Couples!

Mark your calendars because the new Riverdale starts this month. We don't know how we survived this long without the drama brought to us by Archie, …

TV

17 historic homes of famous writers

Literature

'Riverdale' Season 2 Is Coming to Netflix Sooner Than You Think!

We are ready to binge! We’ve been patiently awaiting the return of Riverdale and as it’s premiere date approaches, fans are wondering: When does …

TV

Lili Reinhart Says Betty and Jughead’s Relationship Is Like ‘Romeo and Juliet’

We already suspected that the second season of <i>Riverdale</i> would be even darker than the first, but Lili Reinhart (AKA Betty Cooper) confirmed it herself when she stopped by the brand-new, relaunched <i>TRL</i> to give fans some inside scoop about what we can expect next from Archie and the gang.<p>“You gotta …

Lili Reinhart

Kaya Scodelario and Josh Hutcherson set for Romeo and Juliet update Die in a Gunfight

The Mark Gordon Company has set Kaya Scodelario (<b>Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales</b>), Josh Hutcherson (<b>The Hunger Games</b>), Olivia Munn</b> …

Movies

AP PHOTOS: Uruguay ballet thrives under Julio Bocca guidance

MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay (AP) — Nearly six dozen dancers line up at the barre stretching and doing warmup exercises under the watchful eyes of a man who wants to turn the ballet company of this small South American nation into one of the best in the world.<p>Uruguay's National Ballet of the Sodre has …

Ballet