George Balanchine

Mike Piazza (credit: Michael Loccisano/Getty Images for Birdies for Breast Cancer)

Legendary Met Mike Piazza To Take Stage With Miami City Ballet Next Month

Mike Piazza knows that some people think it’s funny for a baseball player to take up ballet, but the former catcher hopes to turn whoever is jeering him now into dance fans when he takes the stage with Miami City Ballet next month.


Maria Tallchief attends the Producers Guild Of America Presents 2006 Celebration of Diversity at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel in Beverly Hills, California - May 9, 2006 (credit: Mark Mainz/Getty Images)

New York City Ballet Legend Maria Tallchief Dies At 88

Tallchief joined the company that would become the New York City Ballet in 1948 and was married for a time to George Balanchine.