Ballet

he royal couple began the first official trip to Cuba by the British royal family on Sunday, in a pomp-filled display of disagreement with the Trump administration's strategy of economically isolating the communist island.
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March 25, 2019 - 8:34 pm
HAVANA (AP) — Prince Charles and his wife Camilla began their first full day in Cuba Monday with a visit to Old Havana, touring churches, shops and cafes in the narrow cobblestoned streets of the historic center before other events around the capital city. The heir to the British throne arrived in...
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Internationally renowned dancer Gabe Stone Shayer visited String Theory Charter School.
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Steve Tawa
October 11, 2018 - 3:34 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Internationally renowned dancer, 25-year-old Gabe Stone Shayer, visited String Theory Charter School's Vine Street campus to offer advice to young performing arts students. He observed two-dozen ballerinas, between ages 12 and 18, go through their paces in the school'...
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Instead of hitting the weight room, these men are hitting the barre.
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Kimberly Adams
July 28, 2018 - 3:22 pm
CHERRY HILL, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — A popular exercise routine has seen an increase in participants at one Cherry Hill gym — mostly by men. But instead of hitting the weight room, these men are hitting the barre. "It's very hard, different coordination ... it's [a] completely different level," said...
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Misty Copeland
CNN
May 21, 2018 - 7:20 am
By Poppy Harlow and Dalila-Johari Paul (CNN) -- The world knows Misty Copeland as the first African-American principal dancer with the American Ballet Theatre -- her image splashed across billboards from coast to coast. But her purpose, Copeland says, is far greater than making history on stage or...
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Mayara Pineiro
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Pat Loeb
April 06, 2018 - 10:26 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Pennsylvania Ballet principal dancer Mayara Pineiro was just 17 when she defected from Cuba to the U.S., nearly ten years ago. This week, she was able to show off how far she's come to a very special audience -- her mother, Natividad. “This is the first time she saw...
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