Dance and Ballet en New Center for the Arts at Virginia Tech <p>The curtain rises next month in Blacksburg on a new ‘state of the art,’ Center For the Arts at Virginia Tech.&nbsp; They’re busy putting on the finishing touches and getting ready for opening night.&nbsp;</p> Thu, 12 Sep 2013 08:00:00 +0000 Robbie Harris 10355 at New Center for the Arts at Virginia Tech Arts in the Air <p>Students across the country are celebrating graduation in a variety ways – but none quite like a troupe of dancers at Washington &amp; Lee here in Virginia.&nbsp; They’ll be dancing on air – literally, with a performance 40 feet above the ground.&nbsp;</p><p>They dangle from ropes far above the theater floor, swinging and spinning, turning flips or hanging upside down, tapping their toes on the wall and flapping their arms as if to fly.&nbsp; Aerial dancing is an art form pioneered in the 70s and taught at just one university in the nation.&nbsp;</p> Wed, 15 May 2013 15:59:49 +0000 Sandy Hausman 4421 at Arts in the Air