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Give the gift of art with a Brooks + Ballet Memphis package

We are so pleased to offer our patrons an awesome deal for the holiday season. Along with our partners at the Memphis Brooks Museum of Art we are offering the Brooks + Ballet Memphis package consisting of a Brooks Advocate Level annual membership and a Ballet Memphis FLEX4 Pass. It's a $310 value for just $200, and it's only available for purchase until December 31, 2013. These packages can be purchased through either Ballet Memphis or Brooks Museum, either in person, by phone or ... Read More
Posted by Ballet Memphis at Friday, November 22, 2013 | 0 comments
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Sometimes a Great Tribute Has Nothing to Do With the Subject By ALASTAIR MACAULAY, New York Times

October 30, 2012  MEMPHIS — The Mississippi River, famous in song and literature, has also inspired choreography. At the end of Kansas City Ballet’s “Tom Sawyer,” new last year, the dancers embodied it. Now Ballet Memphis has taken up the theme with “The River Project,” a triple bill of new ballets honoring the Mississippi’s cultural importance. On paper Ballet Memphis often looks like one of the country’s most enterprising... Read More
Posted by Ballet Memphis at Wednesday, October 31, 2012 | 0 comments
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A river runs (vaguely) through it. River Project review by Christopher Blank

The first thing you might expect from Ballet Memphis' "River Project" — a program of three new dances inspired by the Mississippi River — are strong allusions to an actual river.Visual touches such as a watery lighting design or iconic music along the lines of "Proud Mary" or "Take Me to the River" may have been what artistic director Dorothy Gunther Pugh had in mind when she assigned three choreographers the task of riffing on the river and its metaphorical tributaries.The result, however, now... Read More
Posted by Ballet Memphis at Thursday, October 25, 2012 | 0 comments
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