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Happy hour with a side of ballet

A happy hour with dancing like you’ve never seen at any other happy hour.

Richmond Ballet’s Don Quixote: You are what you wear

Richmond Ballet’s newest full-length production refuses to be any one thing. Except maybe non-boring. We talk to Director of Costumes Emily DeAngelis about what it’s like to keep everyone clothed.

Introducing the official cookie of team Nutcracker

You’re welcome! We do not suggest feeding these to your children before making them sit through a performance, even if that performance involves dancing bears.

5 Things

I’m just an average ghoul, trying to get some candy for goblin. Food! Fun! Terror! Halloween is so weird!

Richmond Ballet: Carmina Burana and Mozartiana

It’s Halloween weekend, but that doesn’t mean you have to spend three days feverishly putting together cute couple costumes at the last minute. You could actually just spend two days doing that, and then spend a little time at an often spooky, always awesome ballet/symphony collab.

5 Things

Sometimes, while writing this column, I stop and start texting babysitters. This weekend is one of those weekends. Get weird at the Fair, buy some beautiful things, see some innovative dancing, and ABBA ABBA ABBA.

So you want to get into dance this month?

Well, now’s the best time. Two big deal events are happening, and you, you lucky dog, are in the prime position to see one or both of them. Don’t think you’re into dance? Wishing you had a cathartic outlet for the beasts inside of you? Turns out, this is the best possible thing for you. Not kidding.

Ballet leaders return from China after laying groundwork for future partnerships

Ballet representatives join John Kerry and others to foster relations between the two countries.

A father, a dancer, a prince: Richmond Ballet’s Phillip Skaggs and Studio 3

With two kids at home and a work schedule that won’t quit, Phil Skaggs has to stay on his toes. And you can bet he uses THAT joke a lot.

5 Things for Families

This weekend is brought to you by the letter F: food, a festival, fanciness, and even a flea market!