Behind the Scenes: Ballet Beautiful

    Paris Opera Ballet in new Chanel costumes   Variations   photo: Lara Giliberto         Melissa Hamilton, Reece Clark   Manon   photo: Andrei Uspenski     Paris Opera Ballet   Raymonda rehearsal   photo: Svetlana Loboff   Paris Opera Ballet in new Chanel costumes   Variations   photo: Lara Giliberto […]

Jazz it up

“Life is a lot like jazz.  It’s the best when you improvise.” — George Gershwin Saxophonist  Mariusz Drawings Jazz it up a little Music in Film: All That Jazz (1979) dir. Bob Fosse   Billie Holiday singing at the Downbeat Club in New York, 1947, photo by William Gottlieb   Chicago (2002) dir. Rob Marshall […]

Ballet Beautiful

Evgenia Obraztsova and Alexander Volchkov (The Bolshoi Theatre, Moscow) in Raymonda (Adagio, 2nd act), music by Alexander Glazunov, choreography by Yuri Grigorovich. Weltstar Gala 2019, organized by Kourlaev and Esina Production, shot on 1.12.2019 in Volkstheater Vienna. Photography: Jack Devant Iana Salenko and Dinu Tamazlacaru (Staatsballett Berlin) in La Halte de Cavalerie Pas de deux, music […]


“…There are days when everything about us is ethereal, scarcely outlined in the luminous atmosphere and yet distinct.”     – Rainer Maria Rilke, tr. by John Linton, from a journal enrty featured in “The Journal of my Other”     instagram: les_dames_dabord instagram: caffeflorian Vincent van Gogh “Starry Night over the Rhone”     via:zsazsabellagio […]


NEW YORK CITY DANCE PROJECT Misty Copeland Principal dancer, American Ballet Theatre.    Dancing with Alexandre Hammoudi, Principal with American Ballet Theatre “After dancing Swan Lake, you feel like you can conquer the world.” NEW YORK CITY DANCE PROJECT Visit:  ArtPassionZsaZsaBellagio

Floral Cake Fabulous

CULINARY DOTS  Juliana – is a Berlin-based chef who creates unique cakes using only raw, vegan ingredients. Creating under the name Culinary Dots, Juliana’s cakes have the most unique designs, often featuring beautiful bouquets of flowers.  Each cake is made so precisely, and with so much detail – it’s hard to believe they’re edible! Plus, […]

Ballet Beautiful

Uliana Lopatkina and Andrey Ermakov via:goodgolly Ekaterina Shipulina in Paquita.   Meaghan Grace Hinkis Soloist, The Royal Ballet   NYC Dance Project     Svetlana Zakharova as Odette   Oksana Skorik in Walpurgist Night.   Uliana Lopatkina and Andrey Ermakov via:goodgolly Tiler Peck   Principal dancer, New York City Ballet   NYC Dance Project “I […]