Miami City Ballet is about to have its own experience with dancing with the stars. Former All-Star catcher Mike Piazza (who, you might recall, was a Florida Marlins once for approximately a week) will join the production Slaughter on Tenth Avenue on May 3.
Lately, we have been reminded that dance is a fragile art form, as fleeting as life itself. Merce Cunningham's company disbanded at the end of 2011, a year and half after his death. And Pina, Wim Wenders' Oscar-nominated documentary about famed German choreographer Pina Bausch, is a memorial to t ... More >>
There's no doubt that Miami City Ballet is graceful. The debut this weekend of "Viscera," a new work by choreographer Liam Scarlett, proves the company has guts. The 25-year-old choreographer with Britain's Royal Ballet created the piece specifically for MCB dancers by channeling the power of the ... More >>
As 2011 comes to an end, we're getting all nostalgic about the great moments in Miami culture that took place over the past year. And we know we're not alone. So we've asked some of Miami's top artists, writers, film producers and other cultural geniuses about their favorite 2011 memories. Hi ... More >>
Cuban Classical Ballet of MiamiLorena Feijoo and Rolando Sarabia in Don QuixoteCuban ballerina Lorena Feijoo returns to south Florida this weekend, joining Cuban National Ballet alum and former Miami City Ballet dancer Rolando Sarabia in Marius Petipa's production of Don Quixote.The Cuban Classical ... More >>
Of the many things Chad Ochocinco has given us, the best is clearly his T-Rex end-zone dance. Since then, he has taken his crazy dinosaur shuffle to Dancing With the Stars, where it's working really well for him. He's one of the five z-list celebrities still in the running! But he's been dethrone ... More >>
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Miami City Ballet announced it won't renew contracts for eight of its ballerinas and all apprentice dancers next season. Getting laid off sucks, but what exactly do you do when you get cut from such a specialized position as ballerina?If you get cut, for example, as a journalist, you at least have s ... More >>