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Author to speak on Rudolf Nureyev

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Linda Maybarduk-Alguire, author of "The Dancer Who Flew: A Memoir of Rudolf Nureyev," will give a presentation about the late Russian dancer at the Friends of the Sarasota Ballet holiday luncheon, 11:30 a.m. at Michael's on East, 1212 East Ave.

Rudolf Nureyev

Maybarduk-Alguire, a former first soloist with the National Ballet of Canada, danced with the legendary dancer after his defection in 1961 and her family became part of his adopted network of friends around the world. She will share her personal reminscences of Nureyev as well as a short film featuring performances, as well as archival footage of his homes, costumes and unique gravesite.

The cover of Maybarduk-Alguire's book on the famed Russian dancer.

The cost of the luncheon and presentation is $45, with profits going to the Sarasota Ballet and its school.For reservations, call 350-6872.

 

Friends of the Sarasota Ballet holiday luncheon featuring Linda Maybarduk-Alguire, author of "The Dancer Who Flew: A Memoir of Rudolf Nureyev." 1:30 a.m. Dec. 3, Michael's on East, 1212 East Ave., Sarasota. $45. 350-6872; more information, 924-9641.
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Carrie Seidman

Dance/arts critic, Sarasota Herald Tribune
Last modified: November 27, 2012
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