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In the Hot Seat: Alexander Daev of Moscow Festival Ballet

By Kendall Buzzelli Time for another “In the Hot Seat”! We talked with Alexander Daev, the Ballet Master and Assistant Artistic Director of Moscow Festival Ballet. Hear about his passion for ballet and see it in motion at Wharton Center

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Posted in At Wharton Center, Behind the Scenes, IN THE HOT SEAT, Performing Arts, Q&A, Wharton Center News

In the Hot Seat: Kana Kimura from Jessica Lang Dance

By Kendall Buzzelli We sat down with dance ensemble member Kana Kimura to learn a little more about Jessica Lang Dance and life on the road as a professional dancer. Name: Kana Kimura Age: 34 Hometown: Hiroshima, Japan How long have you

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Posted in Performing Arts, Q&A, Wharton Center News

Happendance’s Missy Lilje on Wharton Center’s 2016-2017 Dance Season

Happendance Executive Director Missy Lilje talks about the upcoming shows in Wharton Center’s 2016-2017 dance season, featuring Jessica Lang Dance, Moscow Festival Ballet: Swan Lake, and Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater.

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Posted in At Wharton Center, Dance, Events, Performing Arts, Q&A

Interview with Nardo Poy from Orpheus Chamber Orchestra

Check out this interview with Nardo Poy, a violist with Orpheus Chamber Orchestra! They perform tonight at Wharton Center – get your tickets! “When I first picked up an instrument in my first year in junior high school, I knew

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Posted in At Wharton Center, Classic Series, Events, Q&A

Ten Lansing Veteran Organizations

  By Jacob Arnold     “We don’t heal in isolation, but in community.” –  S. Kelley Harrell   With the increase in Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder cases, as well as the need for benefits and assistance, Veterans are facing more

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Posted in At Wharton Center, Events, Performing Arts, Q&A, Wharton Center News

Meet Daryl Powell, Director of Music for The Band of the Royal Marines with the Pipes, Drums of the Scots Guard

With over 300 years of practice, The Band of the Royal Marines with the Pipes, Drums, and Highland Dancers of the Scots Guards brings traditions that hark back to the roots of British and Scottish heritage and celebrates the beauty

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Posted in At Wharton Center, Q&A, World

NextGen@Wharton Insider: Andrea Ragan

By Madison Stapels Andrea Ragan is the Executive Director of the Capital Area IT Council and Special Events Chair on the board of directors for Grand River Connection and a steering committee member for NextGen@Wharton, a program for young professionals

Posted in At Wharton Center, Events, NextGen, Q&A

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