New York City Ballet Introduces Its Future With a Flurry of 'Nutcracker' Debuts

New York City Ballet Introduces Its Future With a Flurry of 'Nutcracker' Debuts
How do you make your debut in roles as exalted as the Sugarplum Fairy and her cavalier in “George Balanchine's The Nutcracker”? And how much does a debut performance count for? The questions recurred this Christmas season at New York City Ballet …
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Pritzker Prize for Architecture Is Awarded to Alejandro Aravena of Chile
A Chilean architect who has focused his career on building low-cost social housing and reconstructing cities after natural disasters has been named the winner of architecture's highest prize, the Pritzker.
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Review: HBO's 'Sesame Street,' Fancy but Not Free
The new block is so clean you could eat off the pavement. In the restyled opening titles, Elmo, the baby-talking red Muppet, blows soap bubbles that burst juicily in slow motion. Abby Cadabby, the fairy, sends glitter shimmering at the camera. Cookie …
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