ballet http://wlrn.org en Miami Choreographer Channels Her Inner Showgirl, Teams Up With NY's Ballet Hispanico http://wlrn.org/post/miami-choreographer-channels-her-inner-showgirl-teams-nys-ballet-hispanico <p><em>Originally published June 6, 2014.</em></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">They’re cat’s-eye glasses, the kind that made Rocky’s girlfriend Adrian look like such a plain Jane in the first “Rocky” movie. But when Rosie Herrera wears them, she’s probably one of the few people who can make them look cool.</span></p><p>“I’ve had the same glasses since I was in the third grade,” says Herrera, with a chuckle. “I think I can pull them off because I really like them,” she says.</p> Mon, 09 Jun 2014 16:30:17 +0000 Christine DiMattei 33527 at http://wlrn.org Miami Choreographer Channels Her Inner Showgirl, Teams Up With NY's Ballet Hispanico Taste of the Nation, Ballet Hispanico, Annual Hukilau and Florida Keys Calendar http://wlrn.org/post/taste-nation-ballet-hispanico-annual-hukilau-and-florida-keys-calendar <div></div><div>05/30/14 - Friday on <strong>South Florida Arts Beat</strong>, Chef Allen Susser talks about <span style="font-size: 13.63636302948px; line-height: 1.5;">Share Our Strength’s Taste of the Nation and their “No Kid Hungry” mission.&nbsp;</span><span style="font-size: 13.63636302948px; line-height: 1.5;">Choreographer Rosie Herrera speaks with contributor, Judith Bishop, about &nbsp;</span><span style="font-size: 13.63636302948px; line-height: 1.5;">Ballet </span>Hispanico’s<span style="font-size: 13.63636302948px; line-height: 1.5;"> world premiere coming to the </span>Arsht<span Fri, 30 May 2014 17:00:00 +0000 Ed Bell & Paul Leary 33196 at http://wlrn.org Friends of Nature Music Festival, Miami City Ballet, and Broward County Arts Calendar http://wlrn.org/post/friends-nature-music-festival-miami-city-ballet-and-broward-county-arts-calendar <p></p><p>10/04/13 - Next time on <a href="https://twitter.com/sofloartsbeat"><strong>South Florida Arts Beat</strong></a>, we&rsquo;ll find out about the premiere <strong><a href="http://www.fonfest.com/">Friends of Nature Music Festival</a></strong>. Co-founder, Oscar Diaz, will be our guest. Artistic Director of <strong><a href="http://www.miamicityballet.org">Miami City Ballet</a></strong>, Lourdes Lopez, joins classical contributor, Charles Greenfield, for a discussion about South Florida&rsquo;s grand ballet company, school and their exciting season of events. <strong><a href="https://twitter.com/normanvanaken">Chef Norman Van Aken</a></strong> cooks up <strong><a href="http://wlrn.org/programs/word-food">A Word On Food</a></strong> and Jody Horne-Leshinsky delivers her <strong><a href="http://www.broward.org/arts/Pages/Default.aspx">Broward arts calendar</a></strong>. Catch the conversation and information every Friday on <a href="https://www.facebook.com/SouthFloridaArtsBeat"><strong>South Florida Arts Beat</strong></a> at 1:00pm.</p><p> Fri, 04 Oct 2013 17:00:00 +0000 Ed Bell & Paul Leary 21601 at http://wlrn.org Friends of Nature Music Festival, Miami City Ballet, and Broward County Arts Calendar Ballet Provides Cuban Defectors A New Start In Miami http://wlrn.org/post/ballet-provides-cuban-defectors-new-start-miami <p><iframe allowfullscreen="" src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/Wv1mK1uZJBg" width="560" frameborder="0" height="315"></iframe></p><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.15;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;">The Cuban Classical Ballet of Miami operates out of an old, white mansion in Little Havana. Just like any company, the dancers start their day with ballet class.</p> Fri, 24 May 2013 10:00:00 +0000 Arianna Prothero 14477 at http://wlrn.org Ballet Provides Cuban Defectors A New Start In Miami Rolling Out The Red Carpet For Boys In Ballet http://wlrn.org/post/rolling-out-red-carpet-boys-ballet <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5; ">If you ask someone to name a valuable commodity, they may say gold, or oil. Ask someone in ballet the same question, and there’s good chance they’ll say boys.</span></p><p>Most ballets have almost equal part male and female roles. But in the U.S., boys who want to do ballet are hard to come by. &nbsp;</p><p>For that reason boys often receive full scholarships to ballet schools and other forms of special treatment in order to attract them to the profession.</p><p>Former principal dancer with New York City Ballet Philip Neal was one of those boys.</p> Fri, 03 May 2013 11:00:00 +0000 Arianna Prothero 13445 at http://wlrn.org Rolling Out The Red Carpet For Boys In Ballet