• 25 Oct
    John Lam

    Blog 3

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  • 25 Oct
    John Lam

    Blog sample 2

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    LOREM IPSUM DOLOR SIT AMET, CONSECTETUR ADIPISCING ELIT. CURABITUR PHARETRA LIBERO EGET ARCU ELEMENTUM CONGUE. VESTIBULUM TEMPUS MI ERAT, VITAE DAPIBUS EROS FRINGILLA UT. NAM NEQUE LACUS, SAGITTIS VITAE ELIT VEL, HENDRERIT CURSUS URNA. PELLENTESQUE SUSCIPIT MAGNA RUTRUM MI SUSCIPIT,

  • 25 Oct
    John Lam

    Blog sample 1

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    LOREM IPSUM DOLOR SIT AMET, CONSECTETUR ADIPISCING ELIT. CURABITUR PHARETRA LIBERO EGET ARCU ELEMENTUM CONGUE. VESTIBULUM TEMPUS MI ERAT, VITAE DAPIBUS EROS FRINGILLA UT. NAM NEQUE LACUS, SAGITTIS VITAE ELIT VEL, HENDRERIT CURSUS URNA. PELLENTESQUE SUSCIPIT MAGNA RUTRUM MI SUSCIPIT,
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  • 18 Oct
    John Lam

    Barnard Ballet Dancer Back From Devastating Injury

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    BARNARD — It was 2008 and John Lam had just been promoted to a soloist in the Boston Ballet. And he was sure his career was over.

  • 18 Oct
    John Lam

    The Brilliance of John Lam and the Charity That Changed His World

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    If you’re a fan of ballet, then chances are you’re already familiar with the super talent that is John Lam. At just 29-years-old, the artist has seemingly redefined the world of dance, yet–somehow–he has…

  • 18 Oct
    Boston Ballet 50th Anniversary

    Boston Ballet’s 50th Anniversary at Lincoln Center’s David H. Koch Theater…

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    The Boston Ballet, led by its Artistic Director Mikko Nissinen pulled out all the stops for the 50th Anniversary Season at the David H. Koch in New York City’s Lincoln Center…

  • 18 Oct
    John Lam

    Boston Ballet’s Gay Soloist John Lam

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    The Boston Ballet will conclude its 50th season with a debut engagement at New York City’s Lincoln Center.

  • 18 Oct
    John Lam

    The Ballet Dad

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    Boston Ballet soloist John Lam can leap and spin with the best of them. Now the 29-year-old and his husband are adjusting to new roles—as fathers.

  • 18 Oct
    John Lam

    5 Dads Dish on Parenting in Boston

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    One of America’s founding father was Samuel Adams—he was born and raised in Boston and dad to six (yes, six!) children. Fatherhood has certainly changed a lot since his time so we asked a few Boston dads what being a dad in Boston means to them.

  • 18 Oct
    John Lam

    Five dads are moving on

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    South End resident Lam is soloist for Boston Ballet . He’s also dad to 9-month-old Gio with husband John Ruggieri, a lawyer. At his modern garden duplex, Lam spent his first precious moments of just-baby-and-me time…

  • 18 Oct
    John Lam

    Boston Ballet program surprises, satisfies

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    The Boston Ballet continues its 50 th anniversary season with a stunner of a program that offered as many surprises as satisfactions to an audience that roared its’ appreciation throughout the Thursday opening performance.

  • 18 Oct
    John Lam

    Style and Home

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    If you follow dance at all, chances are you’ve seen John Lam perform. Since landing at the Boston Ballet in 2003—by way of Canada’s National Ballet School—he’s glissaded and pliéd in everything from Don Quixote …

  • 18 Oct
    John Lam

    It’s a wunderkind life

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    Is there any role – on stage or in fashion – that Boston Ballet soloist John Lam won’t embrace? Known for his expressive athleticism in dance, he doesn’t think twice about whirling into a party …

  • 18 Oct
    John Lam

    More than a tea party

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    After our celebration of the 100th anniversary of The Rite of Spring last month, we get back to business with another packed issue of Dancing Times. I was lucky enough to travel to Norfolk, Virginia, with Birmingham Royal Ballet in order to see…

  • 18 Oct
    John Lam

    John Lam, Soloist

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    Even on a crowded stage, all eyes land on Lam, His star started rising at age four when Lam, whose parents were Vietnamese refugees, discovered the inner-city dance program Performing Stars of Marin.

  • 18 Oct
    John Lam

    MARIN BALLET CELEBRATES 50 YEARS OF DANCE

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    The Marin Ballet is celebrating 50 years of service this year and it’s bringing back some of its alumni for a spectacular reunion. One of those performers is now a major artist with the Boston Ballet who came from humble beginnings in the Bay Area.

  • 18 Oct
    John Lam

    50 years of dance

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    The Marin Ballet is celebrating 50 years of service this year and it’s bringing back some of its alumni for a spectacular reunion. One of those performers is now a major artist with the Boston Ballet who came from humble beginnings in the Bay Area.

  • 18 Oct
    John Lam

    Performing Stars of Marin Honors Dancer John Lam

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    Last December, The Pacific Sun recognized Felecia Gaston as a Hero of Marin. Her boundless energy and commitment to fostering the talents of Marin County’s youth—through her nonprofit…

  • 18 Oct
    John Lam

    John Lam, Alumni to Return

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    John Lam trained with Marin Ballet for over a decade before going on to complete his training and graduate from Canada’s National Ballet School. He competed in the 2005 Seoul International Ballet Competition and the 2005 Helsinki International Ballet Competition.

  • 18 Oct
    John Lam

    At Home with John Lam

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    Boston Ballet’s The Nutcracker is a local hallmark of the holiday season. (Sort of like our annual eggnog-induced emotional breakdowns, though those tend to garner fewer glowing reviews from audiences.) …

  • 18 Oct
    John Lam

    Boston Ballet Presents Rooster, Awake Only, Second Detail

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    Well disposed towards modern dance, the Boston Ballet, under the leadership of its current artistic director Jorma Elo, has pushed the boundaries of classical ballet by shedding the old school…

  • 18 Oct
    John Lam

    Boston Ballet soloist John Lam

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    The Boston Ballet is often overlooked when my friends make plans to go out, and I thought by sharing a conversation I had with John Lam, a Boston Ballet Soloist, it might help raise awareness and encourage …

  • 18 Oct
    John Lam

    John Loves John

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    Though everything about their wedding day was picture-perfect, it was dirty laundry that brought South End residents John Lam and John Ruggieri together.

  • 18 Oct
    John Lam

    Review: Boston Ballet’s Bella Figura

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    In Boston Ballet’s program Bella Figura, at the Boston Opera House through this Sunday, all three pieces stretch conventional notions of what is beautiful. William Forsythe’s The Second Detail is set to a booming electronic score…

  • 18 Oct
    John Lam

    Boston Ballet ‘Bella Figura” Everything is Beauitful

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    “Bella figura” in Italian is more than a phrase — it’s a philosophy. It makes life beautiful. “Bella Figura” as the title of Boston Ballet’s latest program is an invitation to find beauty in three disparate…

  • 18 Oct
    John Lam

    BALLET REVIEW: ‘A Midsummer Night’ delight from Boston Ballet

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    Legendary choreographer George Balanchine knew the value of children on stage, not only for their mothers and fathers in the audience but for the fledgling dancers themselves. When he was a young…

  • 18 Oct
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    Cupcakes & Conversation with John Lam, Soloist, Boston Ballet

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    Typically I take a nap ahead of time, listen to whatever is on my iPod at the time, and do my hair and make-up – it gets me into whatever character I am dancing. Then I stretch and get myself warmed up…

  • 18 Oct
    John Lam

    Boston Ballet

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    Boston Ballet made its first appearance in Barcelona’s Teatro Coliseum under the artistic directorship of Mikko Nissinen, presenting two interesting programmes: Ultimate Balanchine and Made in Boston.

  • 18 Oct
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    On the Rise

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    Certain gestures in the solo from William Forsythe’s 1988 The Vile Parody of Address suggest intravenous drug use and limb amputation. To perform it well, a dancer must possess rock-solid classical …

  • 18 Oct
    John Lam

    Stars shine bright in Boston Ballet gala

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    One of the most enthralling aspects of Boston Ballet’s “Night of Stars” at the Wang Theatre last night was the sheer variety packed into the evening-long event. Large ensemble pieces by Twyla Tharp, Balanchine, and Petipa shared the stage with intimate duets…

  • 18 Oct
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    Dance

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    It has been much too long since “La Sylphide” has been seen in New York City. Or so it seemed on Sunday afternoon, when the Boston Ballet danced this August Bournonville classic at the Wang Theater here. The nostalgia was partly a result of the orchestra’s…

  • 18 Oct
    John Lam

    POISED FOR THE SPOTLIGHT / Marin ballet dancer ready to leap to the next level

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    John Lam was a bouncy, noisy 4-year-old who couldn’t sit still when the Marin Ballet Center came looking for talent at his day-care center in the summer of 1990…