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Backstage at the Bolshoi Ballet: Bolshoi Babylon on HBO

Regina Weinreich | Posted 12.21.2015 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

The Bolshoi Ballet, the very symbol of Russian culture around the world, gets a backstage look in the new documentary Bolshoi Babylon, to air on HBO on December 21.

Stunning Trailer For Bolshoi Ballet Documentary Promises Drama

Associated Press | Katherine Brooks | Posted 12.16.2015 | Arts

MOSCOW (AP) — On the stage of the Bolshoi Theater, the dancers were all elegance and grace, leaping through the air and lifting their partners with ...

DOC NYC: Miss Sharon Jones! And Bolshoi Babylon

Regina Weinreich | Posted 11.14.2015 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

The sixth annual DOC NYC festival opened on Thursday with Miss Sharon Jones!, Barbara Kopple's documentary about soul singer Sharon Jones and the Dap-Kings. Early on we see Sharon Jones getting her short braids shorn, an accommodation to her stage two pancreatic cancer as she was being treated with chemo.

Meet The Man Taking Over The Bolshoi Theater Post-Acid Attack

The Associated Press | Katherine Brooks | Posted 10.26.2015 | Arts

MOSCOW (AP) — The Bolshoi Theater has announced that Makhar Vaziev, the Russian ballet director at Italy's La Scala, will be joining the renowned Mo...

The Bolshoi Ballet Engulfs Hong Kong in The Flames of Paris

Carla Escoda | Posted 05.26.2015 | Arts
Carla Escoda

In a remarkably apropos programming coup for these unsettling political times, the Hong Kong Arts Festival offered two notably different works that shine a light on the collateral damage of political fanaticism.

Who's Who In The Bolshoi Ballet Drama

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 10.29.2013 | Arts

The real-life drama surrounding Russia's Bolshoi Theater reached all new heights of absurdity this week when it was revealed that the acid attack on a...

Police Detain Suspect In Bolshoi Acid Attack

Reuters | Posted 05.05.2013 | Arts

MOSCOW, March 5 (Reuters) - A suspect was detained on Tuesday over an acid attack that nearly blinded the artistic director of Russia's Bolshoi Ball...

Was The Bolshoi Acid Attack An Inside Job?

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 02.12.2013 | Arts

After weeks of speculation as to who was behind the vicious acid attack on Bolshoi director Sergei Filin, multiple sources are pointing fingers at the...

Bolshoi Director Released From Hospital

Posted 02.04.2013 | Arts

Sergei Filin, the artistic director of the Bolshoi Ballet, was released from the hospital today after being the recent victim of a vicious acid attack...

Bolshoi Ballet Cancels 'Rite Of Spring' After Acid Attack

Posted 01.31.2013 | Arts

The Bolshoi Ballet is canceling its new performance of "The Rite of Spring" after the violent attack of artistic director Sergei Filin. The production...