It’s Nutcracker Ballet Time

By | December 11th, 2015|Categories: Uncategorized, Victorian Era, Victorian Era Celebrations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

by Donna Klein   I love non-commercial radio, which means WCMU where I live. As I was driving earlier this week, the station was conducting a fundraiser for heating assistance. Fundraisers usually mean the more popular selections of classical music are played. It was no surprise that holiday music was the fare of the day, [...]

Ballet Tucson

By | July 16th, 2015|Categories: Fashion, Victorian Era, Victorian Era Celebrations|Tags: , , , , |

Ballet Tucson Background   Ballet Tucson grew out of the Ballet Arts Foundation, which was established in June, 1986. Their focus was and remains "to foster and develop both professional and a children's performing ensemble designed to meet the needs of young dancers in Southern Arizona with career aspirations." After nearly two decades in the [...]

Loudoun Ballet Company

By | June 15th, 2015|Categories: Uncategorized, Victorian Era|Tags: , , , |

The Founding of the Loudoun Ballet Company     Less than 30 miles from our nation's capitol is Loudoun County, Virginia. The county was carved from Fairfax County in 1757 and named for the Fourth Earl of Loudoun, John Campbell. Today, the county the third most populous in the state of Virginia, but it has [...]