Music: No. 2 Pushechnaya Street

Having completed their conquest of Manhattan last week with a series of performances at Madison Square Garden, the Bolshoi dancers packed their ballet slippers and at week's end boarded two chartered planes for Los Angeles, first stop on their month-long cross-continent tour (other stops: San Francisco, Toronto, Montreal). They were traveling light—40 tons of scenery had gone ahead by train—but never had more first-class dancing talent been hoisted aloft. Although Galina Ulanova (TIME, May 11) towers over the other Russians, she is surrounded by dancers who would shine in any company. Among the...

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