Swan Lake

10 Things You Didn’t Know about Black Swan

The 2010 film <i>Black Swan</i> is about ballerinas, played by Natalie Portman and Mila Kunis, competing for the lead role in a New York City ballet company …

Natalie Portman

15 Elegant Baby Names

Looking for a stately name for your newest member of the family? Here, some of our refined favorites.<p>Elegant Girls Names<p>Fern<p>From the plant kingdom, …

Yves Saint-Laurent

What nobody tells you about shopping for a wedding dress

When I got engaged last October, my fiancé and I were beyond excited to begin a new chapter together. Then, almost immediately, people started …


‘My dear boy’: eventer pays tribute to her ‘absolute legend’ four-star ride

Eventer Hannah Bate has paid tribute to <b>the “absolute love of my life”, who took her from Pony Club championships to the junior Europeans.</b><p>Part-bred …


Soaring Wings Teaches The Importance of Protecting Endangered Species | Times Square Chronicles

Soaring Wings Teaches The Importance of Protecting Endangered Species<p>Soaring Wings<p>As part of the China Arts and Entertainment Group (CAEG) cultural …

Endangered Species

Get to Know Olympic Figure Skating Hopeful Nathan Chen With These 7 Fun Facts

Figure skating is one of the sports many of us love to binge-watch during the Winter Olympics, and in 2018, there's one male figure skater you'll want to keep your eye on. Nathan Chen won gold at the 2017 Nationals and has also won the Four Continents Championship. He's hoping to compete for gold …

Team USA

Monks of Tibhirine, depicted in ‘Of Gods and Men’, to be beatified

<b>Let us give thanks to God for the witness of his martyrs</b>, who demonstrate to us so clearly that a life of simplicity, stability, prayer and …


Injury led former BalletMet peformer to role in 'Phantom'

Led by a new man behind the mask and a former BalletMet Columbus dancer in a principal role, “The Phantom of the Opera” has returned to town for an …

Andrew Lloyd Webber

Swan Lake returns to India with multi-city tour in March; the ballet saw immense success in 2017

After its resounding success in 2017, the iconic ballet, <i>Swan Lake</i>, is all set to make a return to India with a multi-city tour in March this …

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Darcey Bussell: her life and career in pictures


A fairytale in tutus: bringing Tchaikovsky's Sleeping Beauty to Chennai

Ann Toner was 20 when she first took the stage as a ballerina. Now, her students at The School of Ballet and Contemporary Dance (where she is the …


'Rebels on Pointe' & 'Dream Boat' Offer Tales Queerer Than Fiction

Two compelling documentaries explore gay traditions.


Hometown figure skaters hope to shine in San Jose

Could there be a little hometown magic inside SAP Center next week?<p>The U.S. Figure Skating Championships return to San Jose, beginning this weekend …

U.S. Figure Skating Championships

Legacies that live on: The notable deaths in North Central Mass. in 2017

Salvatore Salamone held benefits for Multiple Sclerois research and patients for 20 years. Salamone died on Jan. 12 at the age of 50. SENTINEL & …


2017 Is the Year of the Campy Christmas Movie

In late November, I made my way to the Hallmark Channel’s “Museum of Christmas,” a pop-up nestled near Manhattan’s tourist-jammed Chelsea Market. It …


REVIEW: The Nutcracker – The Russian State Ballet of Siberia, St David’s Hall, Cardiff

IT’S Christmas Eve and a little girl is given the present of nutcracker in the shape of a soldier. She loves her present and falls asleep while …

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Ridley Scott's 'All the Money in the World' premieres in Europe

As the British director's latest film hits cinemas in Italy and Greece, DW looks back at his illustrious filmography full of cult titles and …

World News

American Ballet Theatre dancer resigns amid investigation

NEW YORK— Marcelo Gomes, a high-profile principal dancer at the American Ballet Theatre, has resigned amid an investigation into an allegation of …


The Bolshoi ballet in London - in pictures

Photographer Sasha Gusov documents the dancers of the Bolshoi ballet rehearsing and performing in London between 1993 and 2016 in his book The Bolshoi


Animals And Water Photo Contest Winners

Thank you to all the photographers that shared their best photos showing animals interacting with water in the Animals And Water Photo Contest with …



<b>Lights and sights</b><p><b>Purple People Bridge Christmas Walk,</b> open 24 hours daily, Purple People Bridge, Pete Rose Way, Cincinnati; Third Street, Newport. …


Kim Jong-un crackers, client feedback carols Santa's Photoshop: the best agency Christmas cards from around the globe

<b>Grey London: Hyrrs</b><p>Grey London rounded up a grim year filled with public misogyny, unequal pay and sexual harassment stories with a proudly feminist …


Mariah Carey's 'All I Want for Christmas is You' Breaks Record With Billboard Top 10 in 2017

Mariah Carey’s “All I Want for Christmas is You” has finally hit the Top 10 in Billboard’s Hot 100 ranking for the first time, despite being utterly …

Mariah Carey

Vienna, Austria: Swan Lake, Schnitzel and Strudel

Vienna, Austria: Schnitzel, Strudel, and Schwanensee<p>By Olga Volobuyeva<p>It all started as a familiar feeling, universally known by travelers as …


Melania Swatting Away Trump's Hand & the 8 Other Best Moves of 2017

There is power in movement and, on a fateful day in Tel Aviv, we witnessed a swat felt around the world. As Donald Trump tried to hold his wife’s …


Swans seen in Rongcheng national swan nature reserve, east China

Swans fly over the Swan Lake in Rongcheng national swan nature reserve in Rongcheng City, east China's Shandong Province, Dec. 14, 2017. Photo: Xinhua<p>…

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A pointe in the right direction

Ballet has always been a window of opportunities. Be it modern dance, contemporary dance or hip-hop, the pliés, demi-pliés and pointés will mould you …


Did Prince Philip Cheat On Queen Elizabeth? The True Story Behind 'Crown' Rumor

If you’ve been watching <i>The Crown</i> on Netflix, you know that things aren’t particularly rosy between Queen Elizabeth II (Claire Foy) and her consort …

Royal Family

Swans seen in east China's nature reserve

Swans are seen at the Swan Lake in Rongcheng national swan nature reserve in Rongcheng City, east China's Shandong Province, Dec. 10, 2017. …