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Author:  Francis Timlin [ Wed Nov 26, 2008 4:05 pm ]
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In the San Jose Mercury News, Andrew Gilbert previews "The Christmas Ballet" in Mountain View, December 3-7:

Mercury News

Author:  LMCtech [ Mon Dec 01, 2008 2:01 pm ]
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From the SF Chronicle.

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Dance review: Smuin's 'Christmas Ballet'

Mary Ellen Hunt, Special to The Chronicle

Monday, December 1, 2008

Holiday jollity hit the stage Friday as Smuin Ballet heralded the arrival of the holidays with a cheery, chipper opening of "The Christmas Ballet" at the Lesher Center for the Arts in Walnut Creek.

In its 14th outing, Michael Smuin's spiffy, toe-tapping alternative to the avalanche of "Nutcrackers" retains its lovable verve and still sports loads of eye candy for the anti-snobs of ballet.


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Author:  LMCtech [ Wed Dec 10, 2008 12:04 pm ]
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From the SF Bay Guardian.

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Party hardy
Smuin Ballet's holiday extravaganza "The Christmas Ballet" is a mixed bag
BY RITA FELCIANO
Wednesday December 10, 2008

REVIEW Going to Smuin Ballet's The Christmas Ballet feels like going to a big party. You're glad to see some guests while others make you want to head for the door. Currently touring the Bay Area, the 15-year-old holiday extravaganza finishes its annual run at Yerba Buena Center for the Arts Dec. 17 to 28.


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Author:  Francis Timlin [ Mon Nov 30, 2009 3:30 pm ]
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In the San Francisco Chronicle, Mary Ellen Hunt reviews The Christmas Ballet: 2009 Edition at the Lesher Center in Walnut Creek on Friday, November 27, 2009. Further performances will be held in Carmel (December 4-5), Mountain View (December 9-13) and the Yerba Buena Center in San Francisco (December 16-27).

SF Chronicle

Author:  Francis Timlin [ Thu Dec 03, 2009 2:43 pm ]
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In the San Jose Mercury News, Andrew Gilbert previews the Mountain View performances of The Christmas Ballet and provides some further background on the work's evolution.

Mercury News

In the Monterey County Herald, Lily Dayton previews the December 4-5 performances in Carmel.

Monterey County Herald

Author:  Francis Timlin [ Wed Dec 09, 2009 3:46 pm ]
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Janos Gereben previews the performances at Yerba Buena Center in the San Francisco Examiner.

SF Examiner

Author:  Francis Timlin [ Sat Nov 13, 2010 5:19 pm ]
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In the San Francisco Chronicle, Rachel Howard interviews choreographer Amy Seiwert and ballet master Amy London regarding updates to "The Christmas Ballet" for the 2010 season, which begins November 26-27 at the Lesher Center in Walnut Creek. Scroll to the end of the article for a complete schedule of performances throughout the Bay Area.

SF Chronicle

Author:  Francis Timlin [ Fri Nov 26, 2010 3:14 pm ]
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John Orr previews the 2010 edition of "The Christmas Ballet" in the San Jose Mercury News.

SJ Mercury News

Author:  Francis Timlin [ Tue Nov 30, 2010 1:17 pm ]
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Rachel Howard reviews the Friday, November 26, 2010 performance at the Dean Lesher Center in Walnut Creek for the San Francisco Chronicle.

SF Chronicle

Author:  Francis Timlin [ Tue Dec 21, 2010 4:37 pm ]
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Zach Chouteau reviews "The Christmas Ballet" in The Examiner.

The Examiner

Author:  Francis Timlin [ Thu Dec 23, 2010 6:43 pm ]
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Linda Ayres-Frederick reviews a performance of "The Christmas Ballet" at San Francisco's Yerba Buena Center in the San Francisco Bay Times.

SF Bay Times

Author:  Francis Timlin [ Thu Nov 24, 2011 3:26 pm ]
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Smuin Ballet opens the holiday season with "The Christman Ballet" at the Lesher Center in Walnut Creek, Friday and Saturday, November 25-26, 2011. Lou Fancher previews the performance for the Walnut Creek Patch.

Walnut Creek Patch

Author:  Francis Timlin [ Mon Nov 28, 2011 10:54 pm ]
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In the San Jose Mercury News, Ann Murphy reviews the 2012 edition of "The Christmas Ballet" at the Lesher Center in Walnut Creek.

SJ Mercury News

Author:  Francis Timlin [ Sat Dec 17, 2011 2:31 pm ]
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Mary Ellen Hunt reviews the Wednesday, December 14, 2011 performance at the Yerba Buena Center for the San Francisco Chronicle.

SF Chronicle

Author:  Francis Timlin [ Sun Dec 18, 2011 10:14 pm ]
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Leba Hertz writes a feature on the 42 foot boa in "The Christmas Ballet" for the San Francisco Chronicle.

SF Chronicle

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