Kena Herod has just returned from Venice, Italy, where she traced the footsteps of New York City Ballet co-founder Lincoln Kirstein. The Dance Scene returns April 12 with a report exploring the significance of Kirstein's chance encounter in 1929 with the funeral of Serge Diaghilev, the great impresario of the Ballets Russes.
The Venetian grave of Ballets Russes impresario Serge Diaghilev, laden with mementoes and dance shoes from fans and dancers alike.
Kena Herod is the dance critic for Maisonneuve Magazine. The Dance Scene appears every other Tuesday.