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I Left my Heart in San Francisco

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I'm in San Francisco on a three day stopover. Art doesn't just exist in this city. Art becomes this city. (War Memorial Opera House) Watching company ballet class is a delicious treat. Even more so to watch the San Francisco Ballet dancers. But as wonderful as the dancers were, there was one that particularly caught my eye. (www.sfballet.org Photo by Chris Hardy) Wan Ting Zhao. Every once in a while, there comes a dancer that doesn't just dance ballet. She becomes ballet. I couldn't take my eyes off her. Her adagio is decadent and rich, like resisting through thick honey....

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