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News - July 16, 2010

Dance school spices up ballet with Latin flavor in 'Danzon'

by Emily Hamilton

Most days now, you can find an unusual sight at Western Ballet. The sultry sounds of Cuban singer La Lupe float through the studio's open doors and windows. Inside, a group of professional dancers is learning how to move to this music. But they're not dancing tango or salsa; they are rehearsing Latin American-style ballet for a special, one-night-only performance of "Danzon!" at 8 p.m. on Friday, July 23, at the Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts.

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E-mail Emily Hamilton at ehamilton@mv-voice.com.

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