Black Swan

The Balkans have become a pivotal region in the refugee crisis that is endangering European stability and security. The flood of refugees exceeded 1 million last year, and is unlikely to recede ― despite the agreement reached by the EU with Turkey on March 18, 2016.
The core of the lamp is a single orb, representing convergence. The electric charges emanating from and to the orb represent disruption. Magnifying these charges reveals they are anisotropic -- directionally independent and differing in size -- representing divergence.
The word "persona" is derived from a Latin word that literally means "mask," however in this instance the word can be applied
One date we were watching was Jan 8th, which was the day large shareholders were to begin to be able to sell stocks again
It's especially lovely when the dance community can gather together and applaud each other's efforts. Such is the environment at the Bessie's, dance's version of the Academy Awards or the Tony's. This year, the 31st-annual ceremony took place at the Apollo Theater in Harlem, with its iconic neon-red sign.
Some costumes are long past their cultural moments and yet remain stubbornly prevalent, making them less "throwback" and more "[yawn]." Please allow me to offer alternatives that, while perhaps unoriginal, aren't ubiquitous.
The thing that we often forget about words is that they have great power-- for better or worse. There is much to learn from Trump's foray into politics and much to be wary of. The perfect antidote to the Trump phenomenon is someone who does not dismiss his showmanship, but counters it with well-crafted rhetoric that is both appealing and based on truth.
There is no lake in this 20th century Swan Lake. Which may be a warning from Danish set designer and geologist Per Kirkeby about the crisis of global warming.
After suffering a heart attack, Plisetskaya passed away May 2, 2015, at the age of 89. Yet her talent and creative spirit
This coming Saturday, well over 100,000 hopeful and aspiring financiers will sit down in desks all across the world and attempt to pass one of the three levels of the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) exam.
North West and cousin Penelope Disick have reached a new level of cuteness as they channel the 2010 Oscar-winning film "Black
In the end, it's unfair to presume people are as judgmental as we fear, and we should stop playing our own worst critic. The key for me with this is to proceed with a sincere heart -- believing in yourself no matter what the outcome, imagining the goals you set in front of you, and shaking off the peppering of hypothetical thoughts that do not serve you.
Ballet's diversity problem can be distilled to two key obstacles: economics and lack of representation. We can directly address these issues in two concrete ways: by improving access to dance education for lower income students across racial lines, and by increasing representation of dancers of color on our stages.
HBO is about to corner the market on kids who need to do last-minute book reports. Darren Aronofsky, director of hugely successful
Directed and choreographed by Jean-Christophe Maillot, Lac is a pithy remix of Swan Lake that keeps the central story intact, but dares to rethink many of the ballet's sacrosanct conventions.
Despite the fact that it's an over three-hour-long intimate epic based on a graphic novel that features one of the year's most mesmerizing performances (by a 19-year-old, to boot), all the media wants to talk about is the film's minutes-long, explicit love scene between the film's two stars.
Science has largely debunked the effectiveness of subliminal messages (that is, the practice of inserting flash frames that
American Ballet Theatre soloist Isabella Boylston defines space around her by moving through it. As she moves, whether on stage or in rehearsal, everything seems to shift and realign itself around her.