The Nutcracker has long since been a traditional Christmas performance attended by Americans since the 1940’s. The Nutcracker made it’s worldwide debut in 1892 in St. Petersburg, Russia. As many are familiar with the composer, Tchaikovsky, the original choreography was conceived by Marius Petipa. Petipa became very ill in the middle of composing the choreography so his assistant, Lev Ivanov aided in the completion of the dance.
For any of you who have been living under a rock for the past month or have absolutely no interest in pop culture, the Kardashian’s have been all over the news. Kim Kardashian, daughter to Robert Kardashian known most famously for representing OJ Simpson in his murder trial, got married and divorced to NBA star Kris Humphries. The Kardashian family has built an empire including reality television, clothing, perfume, and even weight loss supplements – to name a few.
Sister Wives premiered on TLC in 2010. It showcased the lives of the Brown family residing as a polygamist household. Kody Brown is married legally to Meri, his first wife. After Meri, Kody proceeded to have a spiritual marriage with three other women. These marriages are not recognized by the government of the United States but are recognized through their practiced religion as fundamentalist Mormons. Although Kody is not legally married to all four women, as soon as the show premiered the family went, and still is, under investigation for bigamy.
Wilson Ramos is catcher for the Washington Nationals. Ramos, 24, was born in Valencia, Venezuela on August 10, 1987. On Wednesday, November 9, Ramos was Abducted by four men near his home and was taken off in an SUV. Thankfully, he was only held for 2 days and was freed on November 11.
Angelina Jolie, Brad Pitt and their 6 children were photographed at the Haneda International Airport today, November 10. The family was photographed Japan after Brad Pitt’s “Moneyball” premiere.
This year was the 41st annual ING New York City Marathon.