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TV 'Batgirl,' Yvonne Craig, dies

...died Monday at her Los Angeles home from complications from breast cancer, her family said. She began her career as a ballet dancer, the youngest member of The Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo, with which she toured for three years. Then she was discovered by...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-08-19/tv-batgirl-yvonne-craig-dies
Vanderbilt, Whitney enter racing hall together

...year older than Vanderbilt's Native Dancer, but each reached his peak of performance...Handicaps - in 40 years. Meanwhile, Native Dancer prevailed in nine of his 10 races, losing...Vanderbilt and Whitney, failed because Native Dancer had become unsound.An example of the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2015-08-06/vanderbilt-whitney-e
Once a sideshow, former preemies praise doctor years later

...babies to the world's fairs in New York and Chicago, where the display was on the midway next to the show of burlesque fan dancer Sally Rand. Couney ended the sideshows in 1943."We think this is a spectacle. We could never do this today," said Dr...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/people/2015-08-09/once-sideshow-former-preemie
Ramblin' Rhodes: Seldom Scene will kick off Southern Soul & Song series

...anniversary and officially opening the center's summer exhibit Native Americans of the Savannah River Area; special guests will be Chipa Wolfe talking about Native Americans in Georgia and Native American dancer Lisa Diamond.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2015-07-21/ramblin-rhodes-seldom
Saratoga Race Course gears up for 147th Travers Stakes, possible American Pharoah entry

...during the meet. Travers Day will offer seven graded stakes worth $4.6 million and six Grade 1 stakes, including the Sword Dancer for older turf horses, which had its purse boosted to $1 million."This is the pinnacle of racing in the United States...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2015-07-23/saratoga-race-course
Broadway in Augusta series to bring in 'Jersey Boys' for multiple shows

...Elvis Presley, Jerry Lee Lewis, Carl Perkins and Johnny Cash at Sun Records; and 42nd Street is the tale of a starry-eyed dancer who gets her big break to perform on a Broadway stage.Current season ticket holders have until Aug. 9 to order the same seats...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2015-07-21/broadway-augusta-seri
Catharine Ross

...spirit of kindness to them, a source of wisdom to her husband, a cheerful and delightful hostess and dinner companion, a great dancer, a mother who delighted in her sons and their families, a diarist, a model of feminine strength, virtue and faithfulness...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000175369421
Veteran dancer sees herself as emissary of New York City Ballet

For Wendy Whelan, the principal dancer in the New York City Ballet, hitting...Ballet dancers, including principal male dancer Albert Evans, at the Augusta Ballet's...spent nearly 25 years as a professional dancer in the demanding New York City Ballet...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/03/27/art_192398.shtml
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Dancer fills Juliet's shoes again after four years

Augusta dancer Julia Morgan is resurrecting the perpetually...and Juliet in its schedule with another dancer in mind for Juliet. Peter Powlus, the...Ballet's resident choreographer, said that dancer's departure from the company has proved...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/02/07/app_374854.shtml
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Former dancer finds satisfaction teaching

...Carl Crosby trained as a professional dancer in New York City and graced the stages...judge when he started his career. The dancer doesn't provide dates. It might give...Crosby says he'll always remain a dancer. "I'm completely involved in dance...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/01/03/met_438858.shtml
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