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Thursday, September 4, 2014

Patricia McBride named a 2014 Kennedy Center Honoree — you go, girl

Posted By on Thu, Sep 4, 2014 at 6:25 PM

Al Green. Tom Hanks. Patricia McBride. Lily Tomlin. Sting.

All of these fine folks have been selected for the 2014 Kennedy Center Honors, but only one has a building donning her name (along with her husband's) in Charlotte.

Charlotte Ballets Patricia McBride has been named a Kennedy Center Honoree
  • Jeff Cravotta
  • Charlotte Ballet's Patricia McBride has been named a Kennedy Center Honoree

The press release announcing the news called McBride, Charlotte Ballet's associate artistic director, "one of the world’s greatest ballerinas."

Damn, Patty. You go, girl.

You can read more of her bio here. Be prepared to feel like a slacker at life.

Here's a video posted by Charlotte Ballet showing its dancers reacting to the news.

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