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Top 5 Shows Coming to Robinson Center

by Lydia McAllister 11/18/2016 12:00 am

As we celebrate the return of The Robinson Center, we round up the top five shows not to miss in the coming months.

Your Exclusive Sneak Peek at the New and Improved Robinson Center

by Lydia McAllister 11/10/2016 8:00 am

The Soirée team had the privilege of going behind the scenes at the Robinson to give those of you who couldn't make it to Thursday's grand opening a sneak peek.

A Look Inside Ballet Arkansas' Pursuit of Perfection

by Jess Ardrey 11/2/2016 5:30 pm

As Ballet Arkansas prepares for its annual production of “The Nutcracker” in the newly renovated Robinson Center, Soirée learns what it takes to be a professional male dancer.

Ballet Arkansas

by Soirée Staff 11/2/2016 12:00 am

As the state’s foremost professional ballet company, Ballet Arkansas strives to provide world-class dance performance to Arkansans through a company of elite dance athletes and professional artists.

Ballet Arkansas (Finally) Comes Home to Creative Corridor

by Jess Ardrey 10/25/2016 4:26 pm

After years of flirting, Ballet Arkansas and the Main Street Creative Corridor finally solidified their relationship status as the dance company moved into its brand new headquarters.

After 5 Years of Waiting, Ballet Arkansas to Find New Home on Main Street

by Alexis Crowe 10/19/2016 11:21 am

Five years after development began, Ballet Arkansas is finally moving into its new office and rehearsal space on Main Street Little Rock's "Creative Corridor."

Ballet Arkansas Announces 2016-17 Season

by Jess Ardrey 7/14/2016 3:44 pm

It's a lineup full of big news and old favorites.

Turning Point Gala

by Arvest Bank 5/27/2016 12:00 am

Ballet Arkansas hosted its annual fundraising gala at the Little Rock Marriott. Guests shopped auction items while enjoying cocktails and then dined in style before experiencing an exclusive performance by the Ballet Arkansas Company Dancers. The 2016-2017 season was announced by Artistic Director Michael Bearden.

Instagram Takeover: Ballet Arkansas Takes Us Behind the Stage

by Jess Ardrey 5/19/2016 8:43 am

What is it like to prepare for a weekend of professional ballet performances? Now we know.

Diamond Bear and Ballet Arkansas Team Up to Celebrate Return of Strawberry Blonde

by Jess Ardrey 5/9/2016 8:39 am

Sounds like this party is en pointe. (We’ll be here all week.)

AMR Construction Wins Main Street Arbitration Case

by George Waldon 4/11/2016 12:00 am

The general contractor on Little Rock’s troubled Main Street Lofts project has been awarded $896,756 in its arbitration case.

Q&A With Ballet Arkansas Executive Director Ganelle Blake

by Jess Ardrey 3/31/2016 9:13 am

For Ganelle Blake, the role of Ballet Arkansas’ executive director might still feel a little new, seeing as she’s only been in the position since January. But as this weekend marks the dance company’s largest annual fundraiser, Turning Pointe, Blake is more excited than ever.

Ballet Arkansas’ Turning Pointe Gala Tickets On Sale Now

by Jess Ardrey 2/17/2016 8:21 am

Join the state's professional dance company as they celebrate another year with their annual spring gala, and no, tights and tutus are not required.

Ballet Arkansas Names Ganelle Blake Executive Director

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/28/2016 9:38 am

Ballet Arkansas announced Thursday that Ganelle Blake will lead the state’s only professional ballet company as its new executive director.

Ring in the Holidays with 'The Nutcracker'

by Sandra McGrew 11/30/2015 8:00 am

Ballet Arkansas and the Arkansas Symphony Orchestra are teaming up to bring you the magic of the annual holiday ballet.

Meet the Artists Party

by Staff 10/1/2015 12:00 am

Ballet Arkansas hosted a Meet the Artists party at Good Food by Ferneau in Argenta. Guests enjoyed hors d’oeuvres and drinks and had the chance to mingle and chat with the company of Ballet Arkansas dancers.

Creative Corridor Debuts First Completed Section

by Alexis Crowe 9/15/2015 9:08 am

The city of Little Rock on Monday opened the 500 block of Main Street — the first section of the Creative Corridor streetscape. Includes video and slideshow.

Mayor Mark Stodola Looks to Keep Main Street Makeover Moving

by George Waldon 9/14/2015 12:00 am

A mix of retail and of-fice buildings that decades ago were part of the city’s historic commercial core have combined with new construction to recast a string of properties. A foundation of restaurants, apartments and the performing arts will be joined by a high-rise hotel redevelopment and the Little Rock Tech Park.

Win Tickets to Ballet Arkansas' 'Visions' Performance

by Sandra McGrew 8/11/2015 6:20 am

We're giving away a pair of tickets to Ballet Arkansas' latest show, "Visions Choreographic Competition," which features works from five emerging choreographers across the country.

Ballet Arkansas Announces 2015-16 Season

by Jess Ardrey 5/29/2015 8:25 am

Mark your calendars, dance lovers. The state's most accomplished dance company recently announced details for three big events across central Arkansas as part of its upcoming season. Cue the dramatic music.