Opera ballet

Opera and ballet still cling to offensive and outdated motifs – The Miscellany News

On Friday March 15, I watched “Rigoletto” by Giuseppe Verdi with my mother. My mom loves Lincoln Center, loves opera, and loves to sing opera. Opera aficionados regard “Rigoletto” as standard repertoire, even though it was my first formal encounter with it. However, the song “La Donna e Mobile” was extremely familiar due to its […]

Ballet academy

Centralia Ballet Academy offers dance lessons for boys

This ballet class is a little different from most – it’s made up entirely of boys and young men. Classical music fills a bright studio full of dancers. An instructor shouts “over-under…folded” and a group of graceful students practice their ballet steps. However, this ballet class is a little different from most. It’s a class […]