Nutcracker At Avon/Hope Stroll

(12.4) Head over to the Avon Cinema on Thayer Street Sunday, December 4, at 12:55pm for a one-off showing of The Nutcracker. Danced by the Bolshoi’s principals, E.T.A. Hoffmann’s fairytale staged by Russian ballet master Yuri Grigorovich will transport children and adults alike to a world of magic and wonder for the holiday season. And/or …

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Royal Ballet’s Alice At Cable Car

(5.5) I want this frock coat. Heads up Alice fans, the Cable Car will be screening Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland as performed by the Royal Ballet of London Those familiar with Lewis Carroll’s literary menagerie of colorful characters will enjoy the clarity with which Christopher Wheeldon portrays them in dance. The whole Company is drawn …

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Riot At The Rite: Scandal, Myth, Hype?

FirstWorks presents a screening this Thursday of the 2005 BBC docu-drama “Riot at the Rite” followed by a panel discussion. The premiere night of The Rite Of Spring was a seminal event in arts circles at the time of its debut in Paris in May 1913. The audience comprised a literal ‘Who’s Who’ of the …

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‘First Position’ Held Over At Cable Car

The documentary ‘First Position,’ directed by Bess Kargman, is a behind-the-scenes look at young ballet dancers “duking it out, sometimes on point and in tulle, for top honors at the Youth America Grand Prix.” (Each year, this prominent competition hands out both actual contracts and more than a quarter of a million dollars in scholarships …

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Ballet Fun at Barnes & Noble in Warwick

A perfect day of ballet fun for the budding dancers and story lovers in your family will be held on Wednesday, December 16th at 6 PM when the Festival Ballet Providence brings its ballerinas to perform and read at the Warwick, Barnes & Noble. Inspired by their favorite childhood stories, the dancers of FBP will bring one …

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Festival Ballet Providence’s NUTCRACKER

Attention all art lovers — please help support ‘Festival Ballet Providence’ by attending The Nutcracker this holiday season. As the economy continues to falter, it is more important than ever to support local non-profit arts organizations — especially those whose performers depend on audience support for their livelihood. Art and culture serve as the foundation …

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