Spaniard Angel Blasco runs a ballet school in the western Germany town of Solingen. His pupils range in age from 2 to 78, but no matter how old, Blasco teaches them all the art of the perfect pirouette.
Banned from giving courses in early December, the head of New York's City Ballet has now retired but still contests the charges.
War orphan Michaela DePrince defied all odds and became a successful professional ballerina. She will be the focus of a new biopic based on her autobiography, "Taking Flight." The film is to be directed by Madonna.
What music did Beethoven play as a youth? What saved him from suicide? "Fate" is not only in the subtitle to the Fifth Symphony — it's also the motto for this year's Beethovenfest.
The widely acclaimed film is based on a 2015 terrorist attack on a bus in northern Kenya. It tells the moving story of Muslims shielding Christians from the militants who were planning to murder them.
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