Feature: Online gift ideas

Friday 7 April 2006

A selection of gift ideas available to order online. There are plenty more items to choose from on the following websites, so set aside some time to have a good surf!

*Clothing!! *

w“ww.dans-ez.com”:http://www.dans-ez.com
A collection of sports tops including:

Micro-Mesh Sleeveless Boatneck – £27.00
Mesh Cool Back – £27.25
Mock Turtle Neck Cutaway Tank – £29.40

To have a look visit the website and go to: Dans-ez shop / Sports Tops

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www.dancechoice.com
short sleeve T-shirt with a ballet logo. $12.00 / Euro 10.32
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www.rambert.org.uk

A selection of Rambert Dance Company short and long sleeved t-shirts in various colours.

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www.tapirouettes.co.uk
Childrens’ fancy dress Bumble Bee Tu-tu.
Bumble bee tu-tu with attached wings, complete with headband – £17.50
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www.auroradancewear.co.uk
Wear Moi International and Aurora Dancewear and Costume.
Jesper Polar Fleece Vest.
Polar Fleece vest with high neck and front zip, ideal for warm up – £28.35
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Books

www.dancebooks.co.uk Ailey video)!
Alvin Ailey dance moves!
Author: Friedman, Lise
An exercise programmed developed from the dance and movement techniques taught at the Ailey School. The book is beautifully illustrated with hundreds of photographs posed by members of the Ailey companies. – £15.95
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*Mao’s last dancer.!! *
Author: Cunxin, Li
Li Cunxin grew up in a remote commune village in China, in 1971, at the age of eleven, he was chosen to train as a dancer at Madam Mao’s Beijing Dance Academy. After seven years of punishing training Li won a rare scholarship to America. In 1981 he defected, and began a career in the west that took him first to Houston later to the Australian Ballet. Hardback – £18.99
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Pina Bausch und das Tanztheater Wuppertal.
Author: Kaufmann, Ursula
A handsome, large format, 168 page hardback book of colour photographs of Pina Bausch’s Tanztheater Wuppertal, mostly taken between 1998 and 2002. Hardback £22.50
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www.auroradancewear.co.uk
Sophie’s Ballet Class
A book by Ruth Tilden with pull tabs to see Sophie dance.
A first book for the very young. – £5.99
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Music, DVD & Video

www.dancebooks.co.uk
CD that includes; Appalachian Spring (suite), Clarinet Concerto, Quiet City, Three Latin-American Sketches. Laura Arden, Nashville Chamber Orchestra/Paul Gambill. CD £ 4.99
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Video of Quidam – Cirque du Soleil.
Published: 2000
A breathtaking combination of acrobatics, mime, dance, and music make up this circus show about personal anonymity and human frailty in the face of the millenium. Also included are two documentaries about the work of Cirque du Soleil. PAL Video £13.50
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DVD of Mats Ek’s Sleeping Beauty with The Cullberg Ballet.
Published: 2000
Category: DVDs – Modern ballet
Princess Aurora is a headstrong teenager who is dissatisfied with her life in her parents’ home and flees into a world of superficiality. The evil Carabosse brings her into contact with drugs, but she is finally awakened from this illusory world through the love of a young man. – £24.99
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www.thedancersshop.co.uk
DVD Dein Perry’s Tap Dogs [1996]
Six Australian dancers, Dein Perry’s Tap Dogs, stomp their way through a series of pulsating routines. Recorded live at London’s Lyric Theatre in March 1996 – £22.31
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Calendars

www.dancebooks.co.uk
Balanchine 2004 Calendar.
A 270 × 350 colour calendar featuring the dancers of New York City Ballet, photographed by Costas. – £ 9.99
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www.danceworld.ltd.uk NB: This is a very noisy site!
ENB 2004 Calendar
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Toys & Gifts

www.thedancersshop.co.uk
Ballerina Rag Dolls, height approx 10” (25cm)Available in 4 colours – Price: £5.99
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Beanie Ballerina Animal key rings. 3 animals to choose from. – £4.99
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Luxury Angelina Ballerina beach/bath towel 100% cotton in pink.
Approx size 50” x 30” (150cm x 75cm). – £15.00
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www.rambert.org.uk

Rambert Mixed Postcard Pack – PreSentient & Visions Fugitives
Set of 6 postcards comprising 3 PreSentient images and 3 Visions Fugitives images.

Size: 21 × 12cm £3.00
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Rambert posters. A selection of 15 different posters from Rambert Dance Company productions

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www.auroradancewear.co.uk
Earthenware mug depicting dancers – £5.17
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Accessories

www.fish4dancewear.com
A selection of dance cases and holdalls.
Including: Purple holdall with pointe shoe design – £6.99
Ballerina Backback for little dancers – £6.99
To have a look visit the website and go to: Gifts / Vanity Cases and Bags.
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www.tapirouettes.co.uk
Small Shoulder Bag. Small pink shoulder bag, with cartoon dancer motif – £4.50
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Dispatch Bag with Motif – £8.95
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