The Daily Frame

BY Tom LeGro  November 1, 2011 at 9:51 AM EDT

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Students of the Bolshoi Ballet Academy in Moscow practice for last Friday’s gala concert for the reopening of the Bolshoi Theatre. The 235-year-old theater, which underwent a six-year, $700-million-plus restoration, will open Wednesday with the premiere of Mikhail Glinka’s opera “Ruslan and Ludmila.” Photo by Natalia Kolesnikova/AFP/Getty Images.