Romancing Our Minotaur

Romancing Our Minotaur

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Once upon an ancient time in the beautiful land of Crete was a mighty King. King Minos. Ascending to power was not an easy task as he had two rival siblings. To become a king he asked God’s help. He prayed to Poseidon for a proof and Poseidon gave birth from the depths of the sea of a Bull, a snow – white - magnificent bull. Minos vowed to heaven that he would sacrifice the bull to Poseidon. Eventually he won the throne because the divine appearance of the Bull was taken as a sign. And the Bull became the symbol of his power and his kingdom. But he defied his promise to God Poseidon; he kept the majestic bull for himself and sacrificed a different one. Angered by King…
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The Nureyev Movement

The Nureyev Movement

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On June 16, 1961 Rudolf Nureyev defected to the West, seeking asylum in France. Less than a year later he was the most famous male dancer in the western world. Even before his defection, he was a star in his own country, Russia. He was from the very beginning a gifted, talented, unique, flamboyant, charismatic figure, who became indisputably amongst the greatest ballet dancers ever. Far beyond his powerful presence, within his aggressiveness and his capricious outbursts, he was hungry and curious for everything he could possible experience; dancing, lovers, travels, other forms of art. Under a naked eye, stripped to the bottom of his hunger, he was simply a disciple of movement. So, long before the political intrigues of his times, a time of the Cold War between Russia…
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