Kicking Around the Christmas Tree

These ladies rock!

What you, as a member of the general population, likely don't know is how much work goes into doing a kick line really well. Not only is it essential that kickers be flexible and in fantastic shape, but they also have to be coordinated and balanced in ways that most people aren't. See, when regular folks attempt to mimic high kicks, they throw their legs up with unsightly bent knees and unpointed toes, and they — gasp! — land with their feet apart. Ewww! These are reasons why it's important to leave kicking to the experts. And the Rockettes certainly qualify. The lovely ladies bring their high kicks and dancing skills to the Fox Theatre (527 North Grand Boulevard; for the Radio City Christmas Spectacular. This show features all kinds of characters in addition to the Rockettes, including flying reindeer, dancing teddy bears and more — they don't call it a spectacular for nothing! The holiday fun happens at various times daily (except Monday and Christmas Day) from Thursday, December 11, through Sunday, December 28, and tickets cost $29.50 to $69.50 (at 314-534-1111 or
Dec. 11-14; Dec. 16-21; Tue., Dec. 23; Wed., Dec. 24; Dec. 26-28, 2008

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