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Diablo Ballet & Lafayette Library "Dance on Film" Series

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Lights! Camera! Dance!Diablo Ballet & Lafayette Library Foundation present the 2012 Dance on Film series at the Lafayette Library with a screening of the 1948 dance classic "The Red Shoes" on Wednesday July 18th 6:30 PM.  For information, click here or call 925-283-6513.The series kicks off with the legendary 1948 ballet story of “The Red Shoes.” This breathtaking film captures the story of a young ballerina who is torn between the man she loves and her pursuit to become a prima ballerina. Considered a film classic, “The Red Shoes” was nominated for the Best Picture Academy Award.Before the screening, join Lauren Jonas, Diablo Ballet Artistic Director, as she shares some fascinating information about the making of the film.  Guests are also welcome to enter a free drawing to win tickets to a future Diablo Ballet performance.Admission is $5 for all ages. The Dance on Filmseries takes place in the Arts & Science Discovery Center at the Lafayette Library – 3491 Mt. Diablo Blvd. Other screenings in the series include: Wednesday August 15th 6:30 PM An American In Paris (1951) (Rated G)Thrilling MGM musical with a Gershwin score starring Gene Kelly as an American caught up in a love triangle with Parisian Leslie Caron. Winner Best Picture Academy Award.Wednesday September 12th 6:30 PM West Side Story (1961) (Rated PG 13)Classic musical retelling of “Romeo & Juliet” as rival gang members fall in love and face the consequences. Featuring Jerome Robbins choreography. Winner Best Picture Academy Award.For information on Diablo Ballet’s “Dance on Film” series, click here or call 925-283-6513. 

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