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Lincoln Center Celebrates 50th Anniversary of Balanchine’s Jewels

Balanchine's Jewels pic
Balanchine’s Jewels
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Asha Pabla managed quality control for businesses such as Miliken & Company, and later worked as a fashion designer for Liz Clairborne. During her free time, Asha Pabla enjoys taking in new shows and performances at the Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts.

Based in New York City, the Lincoln Center leads the world in presenting high-quality artistic programs, including theater and ballet. The center also serves to educate the public in the performing arts and manages its Lincoln Center Campus.

The Lincoln Center announced its 2017 festival will commemorate the 50th anniversary of George Balanchine’s ballet, Jewels. The ballet focuses on three different styles, with the first act, Emeralds, highlighting French; second act, Rubies, focusing on the American Jazz Age; and closing act, Diamonds, dedicated to the grand beauty opulence of Russia. The Paris Opera Ballet, the New York City Ballet, and the Bolshoi Ballet will dance to represent each of their countries. Performances will take place July 20-23, 2017.