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  • proper n. A ballet by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

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  • The Nutcracker is no more a threat to Jewish identity than any other part of the civil religion America has built around Christmas.

    Ballet’s December Dilemma and Our Own « The Blog at 16th and Q

  • But allowing for a moment of self-criticism, my distaste for The Nutcracker is wrapped up in an internaland ongoing debate I have in which my relationship to Christmas is either that of an alcoholic to booze (even a taste is too much and destructive) and that of an anthropologist (not my culture, but I can learn and grow from observing and perhaps limited participation).

    Ballet’s December Dilemma and Our Own « The Blog at 16th and Q

  • And if you are a subscriber, remember that Nutcracker is not part of the 2004 – 2005 subscription package.

    PNB's Nutcracker

  • He and Wasserstein have conceived a fairly traditional "Nutcracker" -- with a few important differences.

    A Mouse King, A Boy Prince--And A Cash Cow

  • The Royal Ballet at Covent Garden, for example, often has "Nutcracker"-free years, and my time in London made me more used to watching Frederick Ashton's staging of Prokofiev's three-act "Cinderella" as

    NYT > Home Page

  • Few American cities are "Nutcracker"-free zones at this time of year; among those in New York, City Ballet's production by George Balanchine runs now for two and a half more weeks, and that's just the best known.

    NYT > Home Page

  • This is what I love most about PNB's "Nutcracker" - it's not all candy canes and gumdrops, like some productions.

    The Seattle Times

  • Covent Garden was a "Nutcracker"-free zone for more than 20 years.

    NYT > Home Page

  • Few American cities are "Nutcracker" - free zones at this time of year; among those in New York, City Ballet's production by George Balanchine runs now for two and a half more weeks, and that's just the best known.

    NYT > Home Page

  • Strange Food Special, but since then they had some updates: here is a busy-looking "Nutcracker" -

    Dark Roasted Blend

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