The West Village is an extraordinary place as much for its physical landmarks as for its living ones. WestView contributor Stanley Wlodyka profiles 95 year old Vija Vetra, celebrated for bridging the East and West through dance. Spoiler Alert: she's still moving and grooving!
By Stanley Wlodyka Almost 90 years ago, Vija Vetra peeked through a hole in the wall of a dance studio where ballet classes were taught. Who knows which adolescent boy had carved out the peephole, looking to stoke the fire kindled by adolescent hormones, watching the girls plié and rond de jambe th...