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On Exploring an Expression

The art of art, the glory of expression and the sunshine of the light of letters, is simplicity. (Walt Whitman)

The meaning of life is contained in every single expression of life.

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Exploring Series

Exercise: protecting your body

In ballet, we need to be strong, flexible, controlled, delicate, and a number of other things.  Because of this, we often have to do additional exercise and stretching outside of classes and rehearsals.   588 more words

"Perseverance" - Misty Copeland's Defining Word

Misty Copeland has taken the ballet world by storm. She famously became the first female African American dancer in 20 years to become a soloist at the American Ballet Theatre. 488 more words

A Night at the Ballet - A Review

Breathtakingly beautiful. Sitting in a glowing War Memorial Opera House my eyes were glued to the brightly lit stage where the San Francisco Ballet was performing Caprice, choreographer Helgi Tomasson’s magnificent creation which first premiered in April 2014. 403 more words


The Cherry Blossom Festival

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A couple of weeks ago, the City of Conyers had its annual Cherry Blossom Festival at the Horse Park. My daughter was scheduled to dance in this event, and since the last spend-the-night with my niece had been cancelled due to sickness, we picked her up for the weekend and took her with us. 450 more words