Dancing on the Fringe – 2014 San Diego International Fringe Festival

July 7th, Monday, 2014, 6:06 pm

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fringe |frinj|   (often the fringes) the outer, marginal, or extreme part of an area, group, or sphere of activity        • (the fringe) the unconventional, extreme, or marginal wing of a group or sphere of activity   adjective [ attrib. ]        not part of the mainstream; unconventional, peripheral, or extreme: fringe theater. We began this post with the dictionary definition of the word, “fringe,” because when trying to define the San Diego International Fringe Festival, we ran up against a brick…


California Ballet Newsletter – Spring 2014

April 26th, Saturday, 2014, 9:32 pm

Spring 2014 – Vol. 21 No. 4 Welcome to the first digital edition of Our Pointe! California Ballet’s newsletter has finally joined the online world. So curl up with your iPad, smartphone, or computer and enjoy saving some trees while you learn about the laters goings-on at California Ballet. Sleeping Beauty – Unabashedly Romantic Waltzing…


Getting to Know Ballet’s Sleeping Beauty

April 5th, Saturday, 2014, 9:32 pm

A lovely princess is cursed to die an early death by an offended evil fairy. Her spell is softened by a good fairy, and the would-be demise becomes a deep sleep. After 100 years of slumber, a prince fights his way to the Princess, kisses her awake, and the two live happily ever after. Sounds…


California Ballet Announces its 46th Season at the San Diego Civic Theatre

July 12th, Friday, 2013, 11:32 pm

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California Ballet has just finished up a scintillating 45th Sapphire Anniversary Season, and we are excited to look towards the future as we prepare for another year of professional dance in San Diego! We invite you to join the fun at one or all of the following productions at the San Diego Civic Theatre: Dracula…


Blood, Fangs, and Death . . . No Tutus: California Ballet’s Dracula

October 24th, Wednesday, 2012, 9:39 pm

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The mythos of the vampire has been around for countless centuries, in countless cultures, in countless forms. From creatures who drink blood, to demons from hell, the vampire has held a place in human superstitions and mythology across the world. Most people associate the vampire with Romania – specifically Transylvania – and this is largely…