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Rumba


'Dancing with the Stars': Heather Morris performed a 'knockout' rumba before getting knocked off the show [WATCH]

GoldderbyGoldderby - Apr 25, 2017
It was the best of times and the worst of times for Heather Morris on “Dancing with the Stars.” On “Boy Bands vs. Girl Groups” night, she and her pro partner Maksim Chmerkovskiy, who was finally recovered from his injury, performed a flawless rumba ...  

Salsa


Cop Responds to Noise Complaint, Ends Up Giving Kids a Salsa Dancing Lesson

Inside EditionInside Edition - Apr 25, 2017
Instead, one of the officers taught the kids how to salsa dance. Leslie Sapp, who runs the Next Generation Dance Crew, said the officer asked her to play a song and when the music started, he broke out his moves. In a video she posted to Facebook, the ...  

Tango


Flamenco


Finding Flamenco at 75

NY City LensNY City Lens - Apr 22, 2017
Hanaah Frachette, the managing director of the studio said that although many of the students are younger, flamenco is great for an older crowd as the dance is all about, “bringing your life experience. And so the more life you've lived, the more you ...  

Lambada


WATCH: Dayanara dances Lambada, Macarena with Vice | ABS ...

ABS-CBN NewsABS-CBN News - Feb 19, 2017
Former Miss Universe Dayanara Torres, who was once tagged the Philippines' "Dancing Queen," showed that she still can groove during her appearance on ...  

Cha Cha Cha


Strictly vintage tea dance that's ideal with a cup of Cha-cha-cha

Yorkshire PostYorkshire Post - Mar 30, 2017
HUNDREDS of people danced the afternoon away after a traditional tea dance was revived, after a more than 20-year break. People were queuing outside Hull City Hall yesterday ahead of the event which was put on after a member of public Christine ...  

Samba


The heat of Samba, the magic from Aruanda will ignite Samba Fogo's Chama dance concert

The Utah ReviewThe Utah Review - Apr 18, 2017
Whenever Samba Fogo, Salt Lake City's impressive outlet for Brazilian dance and music, takes the stage, it kindles a choreographic blaze, metaphorically and literally. In the midst of its second decade, the group is preparing for Chama, its most ...  

Mambo


Merengue


Kent Memorial Library Hosts Mommy & Me Merengue

Patch.comPatch.com - Apr 11, 2017
Kent Memorial Library Hosts Mommy & Me Merengue. From Kent Memorial Library: Dance together with your little one using the rhythm and movement of merengue. It is a 4-week class starting Monday, May 1 and ending May 22. The free class will take place ...  

Cumbia


Cumbia rules at Friday's El Tambó Fest at Congress | Things to Do ...

Arizona Daily StarArizona Daily Star - Mar 29, 2017
The event is an extension of a popular dance night at the venue.  

Bachata


Bachata Finds A Beat In The Dominican Republic, Phoenix

KJZZKJZZ - Apr 17, 2017
A class of elementary school kids in Cabarete sit cross-legged on the floor waiting for Juan Abel Martinez to take them through the bachata basics. “This instrument used in bachata is called the bongo,” he tells the kids in Spanish, and a chorus of ...  

Ballroom Dancing


Org spotlight: Vassar Ballroom waltzes into spring

Miscellany NewsMiscellany News - Apr 20, 2017
The Lindy Hop, based on aviator Charles Lindbergh, and the Charleston, a popular dance from the 1920s, are staples of ballroom dancing. From bat mitzvahs to weddings and other social situations, it never hurts to develop these skills and wow your ...  

Waltz


A silly, sad dance in the Magic's 'Baltimore Waltz'

San Francisco ChronicleSan Francisco Chronicle - Mar 30, 2017
She wrote “The Baltimore Waltz” after her brother died from complications of AIDS, and though the play never mentions that disease, it's nonetheless haunted by a mysterious fatal illness believed to be transmitted through toilet seats. A public health ...  

Jive


Jitterbug


Shannon Trail dancing, lessons planned
Norfolk Daily News - Mar 30, 2017

Dances that will be called out will be polka, waltz, swing, two step, jitterbug, cha cha and others. Organizers said it's a fun day and evening of learning, teaching and great time with friends. Parents and grandparents are invited to bring their ...  

Tap Dancing


Tap dancing helped 'Stomp' cast member get her bearings
Colorado Springs Gazette - Apr 26, 2017

"Stomp" is known around the world as the show that makes music out of literally anything and everything. Well, except actual percussion instruments. But what happens when one of the performers loses the most crucial part of the show - the beat? As it ...  

Line Dancing


Line dancing lessons given
The Lawton Constitution - Apr 28, 2017

MEDICINE PARK - If you're up for an evening of line dancing, the old Legion Building is the place to be Saturday night. Doors open at 6:45 p.m. at the old American Legion Post, east of northbound Interstate 44 exit 49. A detailed teaching of line ...  

Cajun Dancing


Putting the Dance in Savannah Music Festival

GPB (blog)GPB (blog) - Mar 30, 2017
By that I mean Cajun dancing, zydeco dancing which is usually a traditional two-step, which is great because it allows you to take your partner or friend or whatever out onto the dance floor, have a good time, get some exercise, but it's also a very ...  

Zydeco


Travel|Accordions, Étouffée and Nonstop Dancing in a Zydeco Capital

New York TimesNew York Times - Mar 28, 2017
As 8 a.m. approached on a spring Saturday, a crowd of 70 to 80 patiently waited outside the front door of a cafe in the hamlet of Breaux Bridge in the heart of ...  

Classical Ballet


CenterStage presents an Evening with Classical Ballet Theatre

Fairfaxtimes.comFairfaxtimes.com - Apr 6, 2017
Pirouette, plié or assemblé your way to Reston Community Center's CenterStage this Saturday night as they host An Evening with Classical Ballet Theatre for the fifth year in a row. As Northern Virginia's premier ballet dance company, Classical Ballet ...  

Modern Ballet


Ballet instructor gives posthumous gift to his students

NorthJersey.comNorthJersey.com - Apr 27, 2017
Transforming the way modern ballet is taught, Atwood spent 40 years bringing dance to classes around the the New York/ New Jersey metropolitan area and across Europe. In the weeks before he succumbed to stomach cancer at age 63 in 2015, Atwood ...  

Belly Dancing


Want to belly dance? Let the Habibi Dancers teach you!

Lansing State JournalLansing State Journal - Apr 20, 2017
A few shimmies and hip drops can empower even the timidest woman to come — or dance — out of her shell. The trick to belly dancing is "all in the torso," said Garnett Kepler, longtime artistic director for the Habibi Dancers. For more than 30 years ...  

African Dance


SPECIAL EVENT | Sankofa African Dance and Drum Ensemble

Rochester City NewspaperRochester City Newspaper - Apr 26, 2017
The College at Brockport's Sankofa African Dance and Drum Ensemble will perform a program filled with passionate premieres this weekend during its annual series of concerts. Artistic Director Sarah Zehnder and Musical Director Khalid Abdul N'Faly ...  

Ballerina


Former Prima Ballerina shares her love and knowledge of ballet

The Park RecordThe Park Record - Apr 21, 2017
(Tanzi Propst/Park Record) Photographic and sculpture mementos of Natalia Chapourskaya's legacy as a prima ballerina in Russia clutter a shelf in her Park City home. Chapourskaya began her dancing career when she was 9 years old and living in St.  

Salsa Dancer


Chinese Salsa Dancer Might Make Steve Harvey Think of Asian Men Differently

NextSharkNextShark - Apr 6, 2017
The charming 10-year-old boy from China who went viral on Chinese social media almost a year ago for his amazing salsa dancing skills was recently featured in Steven Harvey's talent show “Little Big Shots”. Proclaiming himself as “Latin Dance Little ...  

Flamenco Dancer


Meet Sofia Vergara's Flamenco Dancer from The Emoji Movie: 'People Are Always Saying I Look Like Her!

PEOPLE.comPEOPLE.com - Apr 18, 2017
Sofia Vergara is breathing life into everyone's favorite party-girl emoji, voicing the Flamenco Dancer in the upcoming The Emoji Movie. Her character, debuted exclusively on PEOPLE, is a take on the familiar dancing woman in the red dress from your ...  

Ballroom Dancer


A ballroom dancer turns a dream into a goal, even after losing a leg

Napa Valley RegisterNapa Valley Register - Apr 12, 2017
With visions of ostrich feathers and high heels fading on the sidewalk next to her blown-off leg, the ballroom dancer whose dream of being the next Ginger Rogers was jolted back to determination when a doctor told her he'd never seen an amputee dance.  

Belly Dancer


Student Spotlight: Amy Liang '17, ballerina to belly dancer

The DartmouthThe Dartmouth - Apr 11, 2017
After spending four years packing schedules with advanced classes, extracurricular activities, volunteering and other application-boosting obligations, most undergraduate students enter college and begin to specialize, dropping wide-ranging affairs in ...  

 
 
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