Moscow Ballet will present its Great Russian Nutcracker performance at the Mahaffey Theatre in St. Petersburg on December 27th 2009 at 3PM
Set against Valentin Fedorov's spectacular hand-painted backdrops and life-sized dancing puppets, the Great Russian Nutcracker delights audiences with a visual tapestry rich in detail and whimsy. It is especially distinctive for its unique setting of Act II in the “Land of Peace and Harmony” and for the introduction of a new character, a Christmas Dove. New this year is a fantasy clock with wings of an owl that cast a shadow over the battle between the Soldiers and the Mice.
St. Petersburg, FL
The red carpet was rolled out for the 4th Annual Sunscreen Film Festival which had its kickoff on April 29th, at Baywalk Muvico in St. Petersburg.
Seen at the event was famed actor Patrick Wilson, looking suave in a blue blazer. He was there for the southeast premiere of his film “Passengers”, co-starring Anne Hathaway. The Watchmen star has local ties in the form of his brother, Paul, on the board for the festival, and his father, John, a local TV news anchor.
Chris and Victoria Kelly, a couple from Illinois were excited to be on the red carpet. Their film Hampshire was premiering at the festival as well. “I didn’t expect half of this,” said Chris. His wife added, “We couldn’t have picked a better location. The people are so nice.”