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Love

These resources offer ways to look at the concept of love beyond the lovey-dovey. Whether as sweeping ballet choreography or tragic Shakespearean poetry, you'll explore how love can be expressed in different artistic contexts.

Grades 9-12 Lesson
Explore the Arthurian codes of chivalry and courtly love in art, modern films, books, and poetry
Article
You haven't experienced stage romance until you've experienced opera. Here's a look at opera in love
Article
The pas de deux is not just a dance of love
Article
Find out why William Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet is such an enduring love story
Article
Shakespeare made the pursuit of love just as difficult as leading men to war, or solving your father's murder
This Day in the Arts
January 29, 1595: Romeo and Juliet premieres on stage in London, England
This Day in the Arts
September 26, 1957: West Side Story premieres on Broadway
This Day in the Arts
December 24, 1871: Aida premieres in Cairo, Egypt
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