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Ready to rumba: Eamonn's wife Ruth to put dancing shoes on for Strictly

Belfast TelegraphBelfast Telegraph - Aug 10, 2017
Daytime television presenter Ruth Langsford will be donning the sequins as she prepares to compete for this year's Strictly Come Dancing trophy. Langsford - wife of Belfast-born broadcaster Eamonn Holmes - will be joining the likes of The Saturdays ...  


Salsa your way through the solar eclipse with Holy City Salsa

Charleston City PaperCharleston City Paper - Aug 17, 2017
Things are getting hot, hot, hot as all hell here in the Holy City. And while the temps are still hovering in the high 90s, the heat we're referring to is coming out of Holy City Salsa's West Ashley dance studio. Holy City Salsa (HCS), owned and ...  


Are You Making These Communication Missteps? It Takes Two To Tango

ForbesForbes - Aug 8, 2017
Communicating can be a lot like dancing. When dancing is done well, two people glide across the floor and make difficult moves look effortless. They have fun and feel good about engaging with one another. When done poorly, one partner may be pulling ...  


Flamenco Puro set to bring the passion to Mandurah

Mandurah MailMandurah Mail - Aug 17, 2017
Mandurah Performing Arts Centre will again host an exciting, eclectic event for Hot Shore Shuffle on August 27, when Flamenco Puro stops by to show off the passion of Spanish dance. The traditional music and dance of Andalucia, Spain, a large swathe of ...  


Lambadas observe Teej in Nalgonda

Telangana TodayTelangana Today - Aug 3, 2017
The Lambada community, in their traditional lambada attire, took out a rally with wheat sprout bowls dancing to traditional tribal songs in Lambada language and drum beats. The rally, which began at ST Girls' Hostel ended at Clock Tower Centre after ...  

Cha Cha Cha

SLIDESHOW: Gravenstein apple festival brings out the fairest of all

Sonoma WestSonoma West - Aug 15, 2017
People, young and old, flocked to the makeshift dance floor to swing and shake as Reinoso and his band trumpeted lively cha-cha-cha tunes. Composting efforts were new to the fair this year, thanks to inspiration from self-dubbed “garbage gal,” Pam ...  


Tracing origins of Samba | The Herald
The Herald - Aug 18, 2017

Samba is a dance authentic to black/African people in Brazil who brought much of their music and dance culture into Latin America with, them upon arrival into ...  




Bomba Estéreo Releases 'Ayo': 21st-Century Cumbia For The ...

NPRNPR - Aug 11, 2017
On its new album, Colombian band Bomba Estereo continues to redefine contemporary Latin music.  


Bachata Under the Stars: Fremont coffee shop event strikes the right chord

East Bay TimesEast Bay Times - Jul 22, 2017
Dozens of people gathered last Sunday at the parking lot of Slap Face Coffee & Tea for a Bachata Under the Stars event. It marked the second time the shop has hosted a dance party centered on Bachata music, which originated in the Dominican Republic.  

Ballroom Dancing

Come Dancing In Silverton

Jersey Shore OnlineJersey Shore Online - Aug 14, 2017
It's home to the Silverton Community Club, an over 30-year-old establishment with a favored pastime – dancing. Although the six-month-old sign out front advertises “ballroom dancing,” member Lou Gura understands that can sometimes scare people away.  


Waltz, Tango, Foxtrot: The Influence Dance

ForbesForbes - Jul 24, 2017
Clammy palms, leg cramps, uncomfortable sweaty proximity. A series of missteps and muttered apologies. Yes, it's the ordeal we all endured which allowed us to dance with our parents and, later, our dates at the prom: ballroom dancing lessons. Surely ...  



This love story started with the jitterbug in Wildwood, 70 years ago

NJ.comNJ.com - Aug 5, 2017
At the Starlight Ballroom in Wildwood, he saw a young woman slip and fall while doing the jitterbug, a popular swing dance at the time. Capone helped her up, and the two made introductions: she was Evelyn, who would later marry him in 1946. On June 29 ...  

Tap Dancing

Line Dancing

Dance Country hopes to bring line dancing, Jazzercise to wide audience in Gales Ferry

theday.com (subscription)theday.com (subscription) - Aug 10, 2017
That's part of the first lesson on the basic steps of line dancing that owners Lisa Mazzaro and Linna Rouquayrol gave to students Wednesday night at Dance Country, the pair's new dance studio in Gales Ferry. "People learn at different levels but the ...  

Cajun Dancing

Where to swing dance in New Orleans

NOLA.comNOLA.com - Jan 20, 2017
"It's kind of like Cajun dancing or zydeco dancing. ... It can be pretty simple, and you can go have a nice time with another person and listen to some great music and really enjoy yourself." And here, these dancers said, enjoying yourself is ...  


Zydeco 'Stomp Down' Festival set for Richmond Memorial Auditorium

Richmond StandardRichmond Standard - Aug 10, 2017
More than 5,000 people are expected to dance for a cause at the Zydeco “Stomp Down” Festival at the Richmond Memorial Auditorium on Saturday, Aug. 19. Zydeco is brand of African American dance music originally from southern Louisiana, typically ...  

Classical Ballet

AOM Hosts 15th Anniversary Open House
New Jersey Stage - Aug 15, 2017

Classes are offered for Pre-K through the Professional level in classical ballet, modern, contemporary, jazz, hip hop, tap and Elementary Ballet/Tumbling and Acro Dance. Emphasis is placed on artistry and learning about the totality of the performing ...  

Modern Ballet

The week ahead in LA dance, Aug. 6-13: American Contemporary Ballet and more

Los Angeles TimesLos Angeles Times - Aug 6, 2017
Raiford Rogers Modern Ballet The troupe is accompanied by Jacaranda Chamber Orchestra for a program that includes the world premiere of composer Zbynek Mateju's “Joshua Tree Symphony.” Luckman Fine Arts Complex, Cal State L.A., 5151 State ...  

Belly Dancing

African Dance

Return to dance with Queen T
Columbia Star - Aug 17, 2017

Tremontenia “Queen T” Morgan Tremontenia “Queen T” Morgan When African dance expert Tremontenia “Queen T” Morgan first visited Columbia, she knew she had to return and return she did, becoming a well-known resident and a beloved ...  


Prima ballerina had to learn that yes, she was good enough

The Mercury NewsThe Mercury News - Aug 16, 2017
Stephanie Herman was a prima ballerina, a protégé of legendary choreographer George Balanchine. She worked with Martha Graham and Alvin Ailey. She danced with Mikhail Baryshnikov and Rudolph Nureyev. In 1986, at age 35, 16 years into her ...  

Salsa Dancer

Wilmer Valderrama Returns For 'Felices Los 4' Salsa Version Video

HuffPostHuffPost - Aug 11, 2017
The Colombian reggaeton star released a video for the hit's salsa version, featuring Marc Anthony, on Friday. The new video picks up where the first one left off, and gives us the other side of the story ― Valderrama's character, a salsa dancer ...  

Flamenco Dancer

Flamenco singer Alfonso Cid to perform Aug. 12

Atlanta IntownAtlanta Intown - Aug 7, 2017
Cid will be joined in his Atlanta performance by flamenco dancer Julie Moon and guitarist Doble T. INtown asked Cid about his influences, inspiration and his upcoming performance. You grew up in the heartland of flamenco and came from a musical family.  

Ballroom Dancer

Equestrian, Ballroom Dancer, Bowler: George Washington, The Athlete

WBURWBUR - Aug 4, 2017
"My mother would say, 'Well, can't you be a little more like George Washington?' And I always felt like I could never live up to that," Smucker says. Maybe not. But if anyone could, it would be one of Washington's descendants, right? "I do have a ...  

Belly Dancer

At 81, this Brewer belly dancer is still perfecting her art

Bangor Daily NewsBangor Daily News - Jul 21, 2017
Fast-forward a half-century or so and Cain thinks she may be the oldest practicing belly dancer in the country. Over the years, while she was living in Texas and working as a psychiatric nurse, she studied with different instructors, incorporating ...  

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