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South African prelate and leader of the antiapartheid struggle (born in 1931)


very short skirt worn by ballerinas


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A search and rescue team was then formed by the Sungai Merah Bomba after receiving a call from Sungai Nanga Tutus longhouse.
In 2006, a class of kids, ten-year-olds and younger, from Fellview Primary, a school in the town of Wigton in the UK, decided to write a letter to Desmond Tutu. In that letter, which was individually signed by the children and reproduced in full by Lavinia Crawford-Browne in Tutu as I Know Him, they refer to Turn as one of the "famous Christian people," noting in particular, his work "for greater understanding and peace in Ireland." The kids, who thought Tutu "might like to know about our opinions," then proceed to make "a list of our ideas about you.
The tutu. The distorter of placement, the chafer of necks, the twister of thumbs, but above all, the displayer of the ballerina's legs.
In three chapters, the Tutus ask: Where is God when we suffer?
Black Swan spun a trend for ballet-inspired pleat skirts and a return to romantic dressing, and now Julien Macdonald is designing his own take on the tutu. WM editor Claire Rees says the iconic dance costume's enjoying a major fashion moment ...
Made for Goodness: And Why This Makes all the Difference, by Desmond Tutu and Mpho Tutu.
Throughout his career as a cleric in the Anglican Church, Archbishop Tutu, a Nobel Prize laureate and political legend, has had great concern for the plight of the poor.
"To help them stay stiff when they're not being worn," explains Holly Hynes, the designer who serves as consultant to NYCB's costume shop, "short tutus are hung upside down." Millinery spray starch can also help a tutu retain its shape, and layers of tulle are often replaced when a skirt loses stiffness.
Pacific Northwest Ballet principal Patricia Barker has danced contemporary ballets in both skirts and tutus. Clad in the latter, she performed Donald Byrd's Capricious Night and Val Caniparoli's Torque.
For that matter, a tutu is also a very revealing thing.
THE BOLSHOI BALLET'S tour to the United States this fall is showing off more than the traditional tutus and macho men.
Resident costume designer Mike Gonzales, who has infinitely enhanced the wardrobe overall, outdid himself with luscious tutus. Kip Marsh's and Tricia Tolliver's crisp lighting highlighted their rich hues.
Tutus and other belongings of the late Dame Margot Fonteyn raised 654,144 [pounds sterling] ($953,400) December 12, auctioneers at Christie's in London said.
Some designers have been clever in creating beautiful, structurally original and comfortable stage wardrobes: Halston's long pajama-leg gowns for Martha Graham; Karinska's immovable bodices for tutus; and Irene Sharaff's discreetly sexy costumes for stage and screen."