The Three Degrees – Starlight

Well, for openers…this song sends me right off the launching pad into some kind of third degree heaven. “You’re my never ending breath of mystic light?” Lyrics, people. I know the hair is major and the styles are so right on, but get into the words if you can.

Bling Blong. Bling Blong. (Airport Attention Tone) – This blog is issuing a Choreography Check for the following performance video. Bling Blong. Choreography Check, please.

 

NEWS FLASH – There never was a pot of gold. I’m pulverised.

GIFS of the Season

It’s all about Ballet gifs. I mean it is ALL about Ballet gifs. BALLET GIFS ARE GO.

Ballet gif?

Ballet gif?

Ballet gif anyone? I spent hours of my precious and very expensive time researching and discovering these RARE and genius B.G’s just for you, my reader. Happy holidays to all of you cyber friends. Enjoy the season and enjoy the gifs. Send them with text messages. People will think you have class.

Now, on with the gifs!!!!!!

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New York City Ballet – Serenade

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A wee Balanchine peel off for you.

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No sashay. No chante’. OK? now…FOUETTE! FOUETTE I SAY!

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The technical term for this little combination from a classical style Pas De Deux is “TA-DA!”

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That’s Manon – on and on and on and on and on and …

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Romeo and Juliet – The star crossed triple-jointed hyper extended remix.

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Chroma – A Subtle Color Coma

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Swan Lake – Nothing is ever purely black and white – EXCEPT SWAN LAKE.

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Christmas At The Ballet – A Holiday Mini Dialog

(In the soloist’s dressing room)

HER – Happy Holidays to you too – I think you oughta put down that gingerbread and think about disciplining yourself a little. You’re not getting any younger you know and actually, to be honest, I thought you looked kinda “chunky” in last night’s performance.

YOU -( a look of total dis-belief as you rush to drop the gingerbread into the toilet – flush )

HER – I’m not saying you are fat!  I’m saying you looked heavier last night. You appeared to be heavier to me. That’s all. That’s all I’m saying.

You – ( shock and disbelief turn to tears in the mirror as you survey your rear mid-body area ) Could it have been the lighting?

HER – Actually I don’t think it’s the lights babe because they haven’t changed the lighting for that ballet in fifty years – OK?  Look, you know what to do – you do what we’ve all done – come on, stop crying – we’ve all done it babe. A professional dancer sometimes needs to drop a few pounds fast. Period. That’s all I’m saying. You do it it for the company. (pause) Do you want me to call Raul and get you a couple grams of helper? Huh? look, let’s start with what I have now and we can walk over and see the windows at Bergdorf’s on the way to Raul’s. Come on tubby… Kidding! Kidding! Jesus! you’ll be a light bulb en pointe by next week so relax!  Now let’s go.

 

John Kelly – Love Of A Poet

John has some upcoming performances on Governor’s Island.

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Thursday, Jun 25, 4pm (Open Dress Rehearsal)
Friday, June 26, 4pm
Saturday, June 27, 2pm
Sunday, June 28, 2pm

Arts Center, lower level, Governors Island, NYC

Reservations are required. RSVPs are open now:
RSVP HERE (click on any blue show time to select a show)
The Governors Island ferry departs from the Battery Maritime Building in Lower Manhattan. Ferry schedule: govisland.com

Love of a Poet is presented by the Lower Manhattan Cultural Council as part of the River To River Festival 2015. LMCC.net

Love of a Poet was originally produced as a site-specific work in the Battery Maritime Building by Creative Time and Dance Theater Workshop in collaboration with John Kelly Performance in 1990.

“His artistic versatility is legendary in the downtown arts scene. He is, for me, among the most interesting artists alive.” David Roman, Theatre Journal

http://www.johnkellyperformance.org

Photo by Billy Erb
Copyright © 2015 John Kelly Performance, All rights reserved.

 

 

A Week-long ABBA Web Event is Being Scheduled!!!

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A certain Euro-compatible voltage of musical excitement and anticipation has been zapping around our headquarters as we begin to envision and to schedule our biggest Web Based Web Event to date.

The Week-long ABBA Web Event presented by BillyBeyond.com™© and blue eyeshadow.

 

UPDATE: A date for our upcoming ABBA Week-long Web Event has been firmed up  after nearly five unanswered telegrams from BBHQ to the Ledendary Scando Quartet. It is with great pleasure that we can now announce that this seminal (to some) WLWE ( Week Long Web Event ) will begin pretty soon.

ABBA – the original yabba zabba

 

ABBA – In the industry, the result of their  inventive approach to the very sound of recorded music became a technique known simply as “Perfect  Production.”

 

ABBA – Is it true they own Sweden? Find out during our WLWE!!!

 

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