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Mikhail Baryshnikov

13 Unique Baby Names For Artistic Parents

nameberry | Posted 10.19.2012 | Parents

Written by Linda Rosenkrantz for Nameberry Coincidentally or not, many dancers have names that aptly project an image of lightness and grace. And t...

Dance and Love (Part 1 of 3)

Lightsey Darst | Posted 12.19.2012 | Arts
Lightsey Darst

What held me was how this passage linked dance, which I knew and loved, with sex, which as a good little girl, I feared. It proposed passion as a natural outgrowth of dance; it linked the ecstasy I knew with the one I didn't. It was a sign -- for a long time, one of a very few -- that I would cross with pleasure into my adult body.

"Just Like You": Finding Inspiration With Amy Williams, President of Citizens of Humanity

Teddy Wayne | Posted 12.03.2012 | Impact
Teddy Wayne

"The success (however that's defined) will come in time... but is secondary to doing what you love. And all of them see themselves as a part of the greater creative community -- there seems to be a real respect among this level of achiever for the people who have influenced them."

Old Men, Take a Look at Your Work: Why Neil Young and Jerry Seinfeld Need to Stop Phoning It in or Retire Already

Christina Pesoli | Posted 09.23.2012 | Entertainment
Christina Pesoli

Both Neil Young and Jerry Seinfeld got famous for good reason. They both are incredibly gifted. And they both have accomplished a lot in their careers. But if they want to stay in the game, they have to keep using their talent.

What a Piece of Work Is Man

George Heymont | Posted 09.07.2012 | Arts
George Heymont

While each has its unique moments of despair, a ribald sense of optimism courses through each filmmaking effort. It's too bad these films have such limited potential for distribution. My hope is that each finds a wider audience.

First Position Will Keep You on Your Toes

Carole Mallory | Posted 07.07.2012 | Home
Carole Mallory

As I watched First Position I was reminded of my friendship with Mikhail Baryshnikov.

When Theater Stage Embraces Cutting Edge Art

Edward Goldman | Posted 06.20.2012 | Arts
Edward Goldman

I did find some amazing artwork, though it was not in the galleries or museums, but on the stage.

Did You Wish The World's Best Dancer Happy Birthday?

Posted 01.27.2012 | Arts

Mikhail Nikolaevich Baryshnikov is hailed as one of the greatest ballet dancers of the 20th century. He was also nominated for an Oscar for The Turnin...

Mikhail Barynshikov's Street Style

The Huffington Post | Sarah Leon | Posted 10.11.2012 | Style

"A Look Back" is a daily column that highlights a moment from fashion's fabulous past. Today's pick is of dancer Mikhail Baryshnikov and actress Jessi...

What the World of Dance Can Learn From World of Warcraft

Jennifer Edwards | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Jennifer Edwards

Given the strong community aspect of WoW and the level of commitment players maintain, I was fascinated by the choreographic aspects of this technologically interactive platform.

Movie Review: Mao's Last Dancer

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

I once had an editor question whether I meant it as an insult when I referred to a film as "middlebrow." The answer was yes. Bruce Beresford's Mao's Last Dancer is a middlebrow film.

Zero Destruction

Norman MacAfee | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Norman MacAfee

Perhaps someone who reads this will help me do the math on the environmental effects of pointless destruction. What are the effects on global warming of a policy of unthinking destruction?

10 Cheap Celebrity Homes On The Market | Ann Brenoff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Along with Rolexes and Corvettes, our homes are an accessory that tells the world our station in life -- which may be why we are so surprised to see c...

New York's Fashion Elite Goes to the Dogs (PHOTOS)

Lesley M. M. Blume | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Lesley M. M. Blume

Luminaries from New York City's fashion and art worlds came out in droves last night to support Man's Best Friend. The Humane Society of New York hel...

Through the Looking-Glass: Performing at Studio 54

Heather Kristin | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Heather Kristin

What if we all returned to a magical time in our childhoods? Would we discover our true selves? As the subway rumbled past my old neighborhood, I traveled back to when I first performed at the infamous disco club Studio 54--at age eight.

Culture Zohn Off the C(H)uff: Misha (That's Baryshnikov) Mixes It Up

Patricia Zohn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Patricia Zohn

2009-09-04-misha.jpg The U.S. leg of Misha Baryshnikov's sold out European tour alights at the multi-purpose, multi-praised Broad Stage in Santa Monica.

Sex and The City The Movie. Part Deux.

Val Brown | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Val Brown

The moment I read about the Sex and the City movie sequel I thought, "they've got to tone things down." They can't ignore the recession, particularly in New York.

Dancing With the Stars Needs to Do Something Other than Add Social Dances and a Non-Ballroom Judge to Spice Up the Show

Tonya Plank | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Tonya Plank

Is it just me or is this the most boring season thus far of Dancing With the Stars?

Colbert Welcomes Back His Writers — With Help From Tiki, Judy Miller, Kevin Bacon, And Baryshnikov

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

With the vote to end the strike made official on Tuesday, writers returned to work yesterday — and while scripted TV shows will come back at varying...