The Jet Set
Spark is along for the ride with globe-trotting members of the world's artistic elite.
Travel to New York City with LINES Contemporary Ballet's artistic director Alonzo King, who works as a guest choreographer for more than 50 international dance companies.
Next, experience the Danish dancer Flemming Flindt as he begins rehearsals at Ballet San Jose for "Out of Africa," his adaptation of the Isak Dinesen memoir of life in Kenya.
Then meet violinist Midori while she's in town for a one-night appearance at San Francisco Performances.
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Travel with Alonzo King to New York City as he mounts new ballets with the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater.
Catch up with globe-trotting choreographer Flemming Flindt at Ballet San Jose Silicon Valley.
Meet world-renowned violinist Midori as she stops in San Francisco for a performance.
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