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Let's get ready to rumba! Cross Lanes teacher leads local ballroom dance classes

Charleston Gazette-MailCharleston Gazette-Mail - Aug 7, 2018
Surbaugh offers private and public lessons in several ballroom dance styles, such as foxtrot, rumba, cha-cha, mambo, tango, swing and waltz, frequently in six-week installments at the Academy of Arts at January's studios on Charleston's West Side.  



Jonas and Ruby ('World of Dance') got a standing ovation from Derek Hough for their fiery Duels tango [WATCH]

GoldderbyGoldderby - Aug 9, 2018
Yes, you're going to come out here and you're going to dance the most beautiful tango, ballroom, gaucho moments we've ever seen. But then you're also going to give us some other entertainment quality that lifts our spirits and that makes us scream.”.  


Dance will take Canmore back to the 'wild, emotive roots of flamenco'

The Crag and CanyonThe Crag and Canyon - Aug 8, 2018
Fin de Fiesta Flamenco will dance its way to Canmore this weekend on its cross-country tour. SALVAJE is their show at artsPlace – the group “lovingly assembled” the performance “in the “sweltering studios of Madrid” said Lia Grainger, artistic director ...  


Soca Dance, Yakalélo, Ketchup Song: 15 tubes de l'été inoubliables (ou...à oublier) qui ont enflammé les dancefloors

RTBFRTBF - Aug 9, 2018
Le hic dans l'histoire de la Lambada, c'est que les Portugais de Kaoma n'ont pas fait part à l'époque de leur "influence" bolivienne à la SACEM. Mais le plagiat est évident. Los Kjarkas toucheront environ 1,3 millions d'euros (6 millions de francs ...  

Cha Cha Cha

Coming up at the Wilmington Public Library
Wicked Local - Aug 10, 2018

How to Cha Cha Cha! (RR): 7 p.m. Aug. 14. “Two, three, chachacha!” Learn the cha cha cha with the directors of Dance Fever Studios, Emil and Ruta Ioukhnikov. Learn the rhythm and syncopation of the dance, basic steps and arm and shoulder movements.  



Robyn performs new music at Ibiza's Café Mambo
Dancing Astronaut - Aug 8, 2018

With the “Dancing on My Own” artist's close and common ties to dance music, she gave fans at Pikes Hotel and Café Mambo opportunities to witness her perform live. After appearing at Pikes Hotel alongside friend and collaborator Mr. Tophat, Robyn hit ...  


Leslie Grace Talks Selena Quintanilla, Dancing Merengue & More in 'Growing Up Latino': Watch

BillboardBillboard - Jul 18, 2018
Asked to recall an unforgettable childhood memory, Grace highlights her parents teaching her how to dance. “My parents are big dancers,” she tells Billboard. “There was always music in the house. They taught me how to dance merengue…salsa, even a ...  


Chulita Vinyl Club Presents Live Cumbia with La Gran Puchica

East Bay ExpressEast Bay Express - Aug 8, 2018
Do you like cumbia music? Are you a fan of the all-women of color DJ collective Chulita Vinyl Club? If you answered yes to both or even one of these questions, then you will want to make plans to spend a Friday night dancing to cumbia and other Latinx ...  


World's largest Bachata Festival in Washington, DC
CGTN America (blog) - Jul 22, 2018

It's called “Bachata.” Originally played late at night in the countryside, it spawned a dance of the same name. But it was rejected by the mainstream. Here in Washington, DC a young couple have been introducing the dance to a new audience. They started ...  

Ballroom Dancing

Group aims to promote ballroom dancing

NewsOK.comNewsOK.com - Jul 31, 2018
An effort is underway by several award-winning Oklahoma ballroom dancers to promote ballroom dancing, especially to the youths of Oklahoma. Amateur Dancesport athletes from throughout the United States and the world will compete in a ballroom dance ...  


Hip Hop, Tango, Waltz, Belly Dancing and Lesson in Tucson Aug. 9-17

Arizona Daily StarArizona Daily Star - Aug 1, 2018
Tucson Swing Dance Club Weekly Dance — Dream Dance, 405 E. Wetmore Road. Volunteer instructors teach. 7-7:45 p.m. beginner West Coast Swing; 8-8:30 p.m. intermediate; followed by general dancing until 10:30 p.m. 7-10:30 p.m. Aug. 9 and 16. $7.  


Learn to Jive

Buckinhamshire Free PressBuckinhamshire Free Press - Aug 2, 2018
Learn to Jive - Beginners Jive Dance Classes. Where: Marlow British Legion, Station Approach, Marlow, SL71NT. When: 3 August to 21 December: 7:30pm to 11:45pm. Every: Friday. Next On: August 3rd 2018 at 7:30pm. How much: £5. Contact: ...  


Founders' Day celebrates Tsimshian culture and family

KRBDKRBD - Aug 9, 2018
But John and Barbara Fawcett, who are the Jitterbug Dance contest champs for the day, remember a different kind of Founders' Day from decades ago. They've lived here since the 1940s. “They weren't allowed to dance when we were kids. So it didn't come ...  

Tap Dancing

5 Things To Do This Weekend, From Fog Sculptures To Tap Dancing

WBURWBUR - Aug 8, 2018
A tap dance festival? Sculptures made of fog? Read on for Boston's most interesting cultural happenings this weekend: On Tap! Beantown Tapfest Faculty Showcase | Friday, Aug. 10 | Mosesian Center for the Arts, Watertown. Did you know that Boston is ...  

Line Dancing

Line dancing to stay fit and have fun

WBIR.comWBIR.com - Jul 23, 2018
Some local seniors are building better bodies and minds one step at a time. The leader of a line dance class at Strang Senior Center wears a big smile, and red boots. Eveyln Yeagle is 85 but she's not counting birthdays. She counts on line dance ...  

Cajun Dancing

Put on your dancin' shoes

The AdvocateThe Advocate - Jul 11, 2018
While based in the two-step and waltz, however, Cajun dancing follows no strict rules, according to longtime Northshore Cajun Dancers member Bill Weissborn. Hence Weissborn's view is “doing whatever the music is moving you to do,” especially when “Jole ...  


NC Folk Festival 2018: Nathan and the Zydeco Cha Chas bring big, fun dance music to town

Greensboro News & RecordGreensboro News & Record - Aug 2, 2018
He's the unofficial Louisiana ambassador of fun, a traveling party purveyor spreading the gospel of good time zydeco since 1985. Accordion strapped to his chest, big grin on his face, Nathan Williams leads the Zydeco Cha Chas through rowdy sets that ...  

Classical Ballet

Classical Ballet Dancers Invade Mexico City Streets

teleSUR tv HTTPS (press release) (blog)teleSUR tv HTTPS (press release) (blog) - Jul 29, 2018
Classical Ballet Dancers Invade Mexico City Streets. IN PICTURES: The streets of Mexico City have been transformed into a temporary stage as members of classical ballet company Ardentia highlight the city's fine arts in public spaces. galeria 7 ...  

Modern Ballet

Terminus Modern Ballet Theatre Heads To High For Pop-Up Performance

WABE 90.1 FMWABE 90.1 FM - Jul 27, 2018
In “pop”-ular fashion, Terminus Modern Ballet Theatre will have a pop-up performance at the High Museum July 27 and 28. Not only will students have a chance to showcase their dance works, but Rachel Van Buskirk and Christian Clark will perform Heath ...  

Belly Dancing

LA adult ed courses include cooking, budgeting and belly dancing

Lewiston Sun JournalLewiston Sun Journal - Aug 6, 2018
For the first time, fall adult education courses for Lewiston and Auburn are listed in one brochure, the result of rising tariffs on Canadian paper. Bill Grant, adult ed director for both programs, said the single brochure will save about $1,600, or 40 ...  

African Dance

Review: African Dance and Drum celebrates 10th year with enthralling Afriky Lolo troupe

ArtsATLArtsATL - Aug 1, 2018
The Atlanta African Dance and Drum Festival celebrated its 10th anniversary last weekend at Sylvan Hills Middle School in southwest Atlanta. The festival's three days of celebration and education were presented by the Afrikan Djeli Cultural Institute, ...  


Indonesian ballerina dances her way into Genée, Asian Grand Prix finals

Jakarta PostJakarta Post - Aug 14, 2018
Indonesian ballerina dances her way into Genée, Asian Grand Prix finals Soraya Nathasya performs a dance titled 'Aku dan Waktu' during a show held by Namarina Youth Dance. (Instagram/sorayanathasya/prapt) ...  

Salsa Dancer

Q&A with Von Diaz, author or 'Coconuts and Collards: Recipes and Stories From Puerto Rico and the Deep South'

The Boston GlobeThe Boston Globe - Jul 23, 2018
Von Diaz introduces her new book, “Coconuts and Collards: Recipes and Stories From Puerto Rico to the Deep South,” with a simple confession: She's a terrible salsa dancer, is prone to saying “y'all,” and is Puerto Rican. Through the rest of the book ...  

Flamenco Dancer

Ironton Council for the Arts series announced

The IndependentThe Independent - Aug 9, 2018
Flamenco dancer Diana Dinicola will perform with Flamenco Louisville at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 17 at Ironton High School's auditorium. The Greater Huntington Symphonic Band will bring its annual Christmas concert to the Ironton High School auditorium at 3 p.m. ...  

Ballroom Dancer

'AGT': 71-year-old ballroom dancer brings judges to tears

Quin and her partner Misha brought down the house with a jaw-dropping ballroom routine that was ultimately worthy of tonight's Golden Buzzer during the ...  

Belly Dancer

Foreign Belly Dancers? Egyptians Shake Their Heads (and Hips)

New York TimesNew York Times - Jul 8, 2018
CAIRO — When undercover police officers in Egypt swooped on an upscale nightclub on the Nile last spring and arrested a Russian belly dancer, the focus of their investigation was her costume — and what, if anything, lay beneath it. Was the dancer ...  

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