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ToDo ToDay: Nijinsky’s Last Dance and Culinary Battles

In the days before Baryshnikov and Balanchine, one man dominated 20th-century ballet: Vaslav Nijinsky, the star dancer of Ballet Russes, whose precise leaps and intense commitment to character set a high bar that still applies today. After Ballet Russe director Sergei Diaghilev dismissed him from Ballet Russes, Nijinsky had to set out on his own. [...]