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The James Sewell ballet will present 'Winter Tales' on Thursday, Jan. 31, at 7:30 p.m. in the Historic Holmes Theatre. Submitted Photo

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When most people hear the word "ballet," they think of pretty ballerinas dancing to "The Nutcracker Suite" or "Swan Lake."

Yes, classical ballet does include those iconic performances, but contemporary ballet can embrace everything from jazz, to blues, to rock -- and even zombies.


The James Sewell Ballet's performance of "Winter Tales" at the Historic Holmes Theatre in Detroit Lakes on Thursday will include many elements that audiences may find surprising.

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Vicki Gerdes
Staff writer at Detroit Lakes Newspapers for the past 14 years, currently editor of the entertainment and community pages as well as obituaries. Living in DL with my cat, Smokey.
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