Author Archive | movita beaucoup

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crap no. 24

Summer blogging update: I haven’t been doing it. But given that the internet is bursting with gems like 8 Ways to Write on a Balloon, I’d say you’ve got enough to keep yourself busy. Kitty update: both of our cats are still alive and eating! Effie celebrated her 14th birthday on Friday. Back in June, I couldn’t imagine that […]

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beaucoup ballet look book // movita beaucoup

beaucoup ballet: media release

June 26, 2016 Movita Beaucoup, Artistic Director of Beaucoup Ballet, today announced the 2016/17 season which celebrates the 4th anniversary of the company. “The 2016/17 season features Coppélia and probably some other stuff,” says Beaucoup. “We are extremely proud to be showcasing such mediocre work.” The company’s current repertoire includes Swan Lake, Giselle and La Bayadère. […]

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niles // movita beaucoup

feline fine

I have been doing everything and nothing, feeling up and feeling down. To be honest, I haven’t felt very motivated to blog. Or bathe. Or to get rid of that cobweb I noticed by the basement door three weeks ago. Both Effie and Niles have been under the weather. When you have two geriatric cats, you […]

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movita beaucoup // movitabeaucoup.com

just a milkshake

My siblings and I were raised in a small, rural village. Poor kids were poor, middle class kids were rich. Lewis was one of the poor kids. Lewis lived in a run down house with his mother, and wore a uniform that consisted of a stained t-shirt, threadbare corduroy pants and a pair of tattered sneakers. Lewis had no advantages – […]

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crap i've been meaning to tell you about // movita beaucoup

crap no. 21

Last week, a few of my students asked about my high school experience in the 80’s. What did we wear? What were record stores like? Were there richie kids? Did I make my own prom dress? Eventually I had to tell them that I didn’t grow up on the set of Pretty in Pink. In a recent email exchange, I told my […]

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caking // movita beaucoup

caking

Behold, my week in cakes. (Because I suspect many of you enjoy looking at photos of sweets more than actually baking the sweets.) And possibly my favourite: the LionBear Smash Cake. In case you’re feeling productive: Swiss meringue buttercream (the addition of melted and cooled chocolate makes the most divine chocolate frosting on the planet) easy chocolate cupcakes how […]

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