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One-week New York City Ballet run to continue at SPAC

Officials hope to restore 2nd week for 2015 season

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New York City Ballet fans who want to see the company at the Saratoga Performing Arts Center for more than one week will have to wait at least two more years. SPAC and company officials have agreed to a one-week season for 2014, they announced Friday, four days before the start of this year’s residency. Both sides said they’re working on restoring the season to two weeks in 2015, but there’s no guarantee that will ...

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July 5, 2013
4:43 p.m.

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One week?
That's it?
SPAC was originally set up to bring a diversity of intellectual and sophisticated classical productions of the highest quality of performing arts to the masses.
The classical and romantic arts have endured for centuries but now SPAC is compromising its mission statement by catering to the lowest level of emotional, testosterone driven dabble sparked by incessant greed.
One promotes diversity, understanding, compassion and intellectual satisfaction while the other panders to passionate temptations of graphic violence, outrage and pure unadulterated disrespect for all things tried and true of good intent both of thought and purpose.
Oh, wait a minute.... I was speaking of Wagnerian Opera, or was that Tchaikovsky's Swan Lake? Sleeping Beauty? Hmmm. Never mind.