New exhibit in NYC examines ballet's lasting influence on fashion

This photo provided by The Museum at FIT shows the “Dying Swan” tutu, head piece, and pointe shoes worn by iconic Russian ballerina Anna Pavlova, that are part of the new exhibit at the Fashion Institute of Technology in New York.   The exhibit features 90 items, including ballet costumes, high fashion and athletic wear, or what we call today “athleisure.”  (Eileen Costa/The Museum at FIT via AP)

A crowning jewel of the new exhibit at the Fashion Institute of Technology is a feathered white tutu



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Upcoming concerts and shows

Jackson Browne — June 21 at Foxwoods' Grand Theater; tickets on sale at 10 a.m. today; $60-$85

The Masked Singer National Tour — June 14 at Mohegan Sun Arena; tickets on sale now; $20, $39

Little River Band — Sept. 18 at Foxwoods' Fox Theater; tickets on sale now; $55

Nikki Glaser — May 2 at Foxwoods' Fox Theater; ticket on sale now; $40

Sugarland — June 6 at Xfinity Theatre, Hartford; tickets on sale at 10 a.m. today; $45-$125

Backstreet Boys — July 18 at Xfinity Theatre, Hartford; tickets on sale now; $39-$299.50

Fetty Wap — April 7 at Toad's Place, New Haven; tickets on sale now; $25



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