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On Being with Krista Tippett is a public radio project delving into the human side of news stories + issues. Curated + edited by senior editor Trent Gilliss.

We publish guest contributions. We edit long; we scrapbook. We do big ideas + deep meaning. We answer questions.

We've even won a couple of Webbys + a Peabody Award.
This image of Ginger Stanley during her solo underwater ballet in 1956 was just too beautiful not to share. 
(Photo by Bruce Mozert/Three Lions/Getty Images.)
This image of Ginger Stanley during her solo underwater ballet in 1956 was just too beautiful not to share. 
(Photo by Bruce Mozert/Three Lions/Getty Images.)

This image of Ginger Stanley during her solo underwater ballet in 1956 was just too beautiful not to share. 

(Photo by Bruce Mozert/Three Lions/Getty Images.)

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What a gorgeous piece of music to wake up to: “Gayane’s Adagio” by the  Armenian composer Aram Khachaturian. He’s better known for his frenetic "Sabre Dance" but this performance by the St. Petersburg State Symphony Orchestra (conducted by Andre Anichanov) is a welcome contrast.

(Thanks for the introduction, antoniopolophotography!)

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allegroassai:

Uliana Lopatkina in Swan Lake 

Just adore how she holds her right hand.
~Trent Gilliss, senior editor
allegroassai:

Uliana Lopatkina in Swan Lake 

Just adore how she holds her right hand.
~Trent Gilliss, senior editor

allegroassai:

Uliana Lopatkina in Swan Lake 

Just adore how she holds her right hand.

~Trent Gilliss, senior editor

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newshour:

Villagers in Zhengyangguan, in China’s eastern Anhui province, raise two children dressed as a deities onto poles. The “floating ballet” is an annual ritual once celebrated in many other villages but is now on the decline with fewer children now participating.
(Photo by AFP/Getty Images)

~reblogged by Trent Gilliss, senior editor
newshour:

Villagers in Zhengyangguan, in China’s eastern Anhui province, raise two children dressed as a deities onto poles. The “floating ballet” is an annual ritual once celebrated in many other villages but is now on the decline with fewer children now participating.
(Photo by AFP/Getty Images)

~reblogged by Trent Gilliss, senior editor

newshour:

Villagers in Zhengyangguan, in China’s eastern Anhui province, raise two children dressed as a deities onto poles. The “floating ballet” is an annual ritual once celebrated in many other villages but is now on the decline with fewer children now participating.

(Photo by AFP/Getty Images)

~reblogged by Trent Gilliss, senior editor

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