The Core presents an article from The Atlantic discussing the Bolshoi ballet and its changing state. Here is an extract:
History and lingering popular sentiments tether the institution to the state more than any other cultural venue, even if ideologically speaking, neither is much use to the other. Though Putin’s own insistence on machismo makes clear his disinterest in cultivating the ballet, it is a subject impossible for his government to ignore.
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The Core often organizes ballet-oriented events, so watch out for any announcements!