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Please Enjoy the Quarantine Genius of “Swan Lake Bath Ballet”

That old saying about limitations breeding creativity—hat tip to Orson Welles—has never felt more relevant than in these lockdown days. Here’s the latest brilliant dance project born (hatched?) of quarantine restrictions: “Swan Lake Bath Ballet,” a contemporary take on the classic featuring 27 A-list ballet dancers performing from their own bathtubs. The BBC commissioned the […]

Turns Out Michael Fassbender Is a Fairly Decent B-Boy

Michael Fassbender is many things: Oscar-nominated actor. International heartthrob. Boyfriend to former ballet dancer Alicia Vikander. B-boy? Yes, b-boy. Sort of. On the BBC’s “Graham Norton Show,” Fassbender revealed that he had a “break dance phase,” and was affiliated with a local Irish dance group, back in the ’80s. And thanks to some aggressive peer […]