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Ready to rumba: What to expect at Dancing with the Lehigh Valley Stars

Allentown Morning CallAllentown Morning Call - Apr 19, 2018
Past contestants of 'Dancing with the Lehigh Valley Stars' know you don't have to be a great dancer to compete in the show — just a good sport. Just ask Michael Anthony, general sales director of Connoisseur Media, managing 99.9 The Hawk radio. As a ...  



Dance of Cultures

Richmond magazine (blog)Richmond magazine (blog) - Apr 16, 2018
She describes the scene in her recent memoir, “Ginseng Tango” (Big Table Publishing). “Ancient and modern Korea collide with exquisite invisible circuitry.” In that moment, Pallant witnesses a ritual in which the animal is skewered and divided, “the ...  


Wheel of Fortune Contestant Misses $7000 After Mispronouncing 'Flamenco'

Money MagazineMoney Magazine - Apr 10, 2018
Spare a thought for Jonny. The Wheel of Fortune contestant lost out on $7,100 and a holiday to Europe after he mispronounced 'flamenco' as 'flamingo', confusing the Spanish dance with the exotic pink bird during Monday's show. Jonny was faced with a ...  


Cha Cha Cha

The week in theatre: The Way of the World; The Country Wife; Plastic – review

The GuardianThe Guardian - Apr 15, 2018
Fredericks has a background in dance which tells in the fluid display of the evening. Scene changes are performed by the cast, who scythe their way across the stage in silk pyjamas and clinging robes, bumping bums, shimmying, cha-cha-cha-ing. Bright ...  


Where to Celebrate Saint George's Day in Rio de Janeiro

The Rio TimesThe Rio Times - Apr 21, 2018
From Zona Norte (North Zone) to Zona Sul (South Zone), several events will honor the saint, including “rodas de samba”, feijoadas, processions, live music, and dance presentations. São Jorge, the “Santo Guerreiro” (the warrior saint, as many like to ...  


Lip tales: 'Toro Mambo' helps Tranquillity capture second place

Vida en el ValleVida en el Valle - Apr 18, 2018
Tranquillity High School vice principal Rubén García was no bull in a china shop last Saturday night. He proved that as he danced to 'Toro Mambo' and weaved between dancing students in the opening minutes of the Principal's Lip Sync Contest at the ...  



Mexico's Los Ángeles Azules aims to set Coachella fans dancing to ...

Los Angeles TimesLos Angeles Times - Apr 13, 2018
Over the last 35 years, Mexico's Los Ángeles Azules has become one of the country's top-selling bands using something of a radical strategy: introducing new generations to cumbia, the style of dance music considered as unhip in some corners of the ...  


Bachata Fest draws hundreds to UCCU Center

UVU ReviewUVU Review - Apr 10, 2018
Multicultural Student Services hosted Bachata Fest to share Latino culture through dance at the UCCU Center, March 31. Bachata is a genre of Latin American music, which originated in the Dominican Republic and has indigenous and African musical ...  

Ballroom Dancing

Phil Rosenthal: So this is what an ESPN version of 'Dancing with the Stars' looks like
Bristol Herald Courier (press release) (blog) - Apr 17, 2018

A complication for “DWTS” competitors is that, while most if not all top sports figures have, by definition, great athleticism as well as outstanding innate coordination, not all are equipped to meet the multifaceted demands of ballroom dancing. The ...  


Down in Jungleland: Waltz Not To Like?

The Indian ExpressThe Indian Express - Apr 14, 2018
The callow young guns have been practising their steps since February — when their costumes weren't even ready. The ladies watched them with amused derision: “These guys, look at them, they are dancing in their boxers!” By the time the monsoon hits ...  


JIVE! includes 'Hamilton' in Spring Showcase

Twin Falls Times-NewsTwin Falls Times-News - Apr 22, 2018
TWIN FALLS — Jive! will present its Spring Showcase, an array of music and dance, at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday, with a matinee at 1 p.m. Saturday, at Roper Auditorium, 1615 Filer Ave. E., Twin Falls. Performances will feature a blockbuster ...  


Melvin Earl Hakola
NRToday.com - Apr 17, 2018

Melvin loved to dance ballroom, jitterbug and the swing where he later met the love of his life Darlene, who was the best dancer at the Lawrence Welk Show. They were married in 1956, and had two children, Preston and Melony. Melvin loved music. He ...  

Tap Dancing

Tap dancing, music, more fun in the Erie area, April 23 and later
GoErie.com - Apr 23, 2018

Earth Day lecture: Monday, April 23, 7 p.m.; Taylor Little Theatre, Mercyhurst University; Lois Gibbs, founder of the Love Canal Homeowners Association in Niagara Falls, New York, talks about the nearly 40-year-old environmental disaster that emerged ...  

Line Dancing

Line Dancing
Fairfield Daily Republic - Apr 16, 2018

Published April 16, 2018 | Last Modified on April 15, 2018 at 6:40 pm. Community Contributor. Content created by a member of the community. Story Archive. Leave a Comment. Leave a Reply Cancel reply. Search. Most Shared Posts. Fairfield, Vacaville ...  

Cajun Dancing

Dance offerings at LEAF Festival and beyond

Mountain XpressMountain Xpress - Oct 12, 2017
Part of LEAF's mission is to connect cultures, and the fall festival will include an Argentine tango workshop, Cajun dancing to Grammy-nominated band Feufollet, and swing, waltz and flatfoot dance workshops, in addition to blues-fusion and ecstatic ...  


Friends, family to two-step in memory of zydeco-loving military vet

The Daily AdvertiserThe Daily Advertiser - Mar 21, 2018
By 2009, Lange had moved to Lafayette, just to be closer to the next zydeco dance. “He was an excellent dancer,” said longtime friend Kay Wright. “He would call me and say, 'There's music at Coushatta Thursday. I need to leave at 4.' We would go to ...  

Classical Ballet

Classical ballet thrives in Valley through foundation stewardship

Walla Walla Union-BulletinWalla Walla Union-Bulletin - Apr 12, 2018
Hutson Hutson-Fish and parents like Janis started the foundation in 2014 to support the performing dance company's journeys to competitions in Italy. The nonprofit has since expanded its mission to foster classical ballet in the community by bringing ...  

Modern Ballet

In 'Next Door,' Terminus Modern Ballet Dancers Must Forget Ballet

WABE 90.1 FMWABE 90.1 FM - Mar 21, 2018
Terminus Modern Ballet Theatre, Atlanta's newest contemporary dance company, is back for their third major performance with “Next Door.” TMBT co-founders John Welker and Rachel Van Buskirk told Lois Reitzes on “City Lights” that guest choreographer ...  

Belly Dancing

Belly dancing classes to begin May 15
The Bryan Times - Apr 24, 2018

The Bryan Parks and Recreation Department will be having a belly dance class for women ages 15 and older. American Tribal Style (ATS) belly dance celebrates the beauty and strength of women growing together in community. A stylized format of steps ...  

African Dance

Spring brings African dance to Port Townsend

Peninsula Daily NewsPeninsula Daily News - Mar 26, 2018
As Kala, 50, moved around this and other continents, she met others interested in African dance. One fellow traveler: Karen Pardini, a New Yorker who encouraged Kala to visit her dance family in Guinea. Turned out Pardini's family included Hamidou ...  


WHAT I EAT IN A DAY | Non-vegan | Ballerina
Daily Mail - Apr 17, 2018

Ballerina, 17, details the perfectly-balanced diet that gives her enough calories to keep dancing for FIVE HOURS a day, while ensuring she stays fit and healthy. Luna Hoetzel, a ballerina and student based in Los Angeles, detailed everything she ate in ...  

Salsa Dancer

Aubrey Plaza Could Have Been a Salsa Dancer

VultureVulture - Apr 14, 2018
The queen of deadpan, Aubrey Plaza, might have a surprising, untapped talent: salsa dancing. On the Late Show With Stephen Colbert, Plaza revealed that she, in fact, comes from a line of professional flamenco and salsa dancers. Her great-grandparents ...  

Flamenco Dancer

The Cry Moves takes flamenco dancer Jairo Barrull to new heights

Edmonton JournalEdmonton Journal - Apr 14, 2018
The Cry Moves takes flamenco dancer Jairo Barrull to new heights. "The whole theme behind this is that the singing moves the dancing and the guitar. It's about the interaction between the singing and dancing and the guitarists,” -Jairo Barrull. Roger ...  

Ballroom Dancer

Ballroom dancer pleads guilty to credit-card fraud

Nantucket Island InquirerNantucket Island Inquirer - Apr 12, 2018
(April 12, 2018) The founder of a Nantucket ballroom-dance school accused of stealing nearly $25,000 from a Connecticut man late last summer by withdrawing cash from island ATMs using a stolen credit card pleaded guilty to several charges in Barnstable ...  

Belly Dancer

Meet Priyasha Deochake: Biotechnology Student Turned Belly Dancer
Feminism in India (blog) - Apr 9, 2018

And what is the secret to success when you begin from scratch? Priyasha Deochake is a Biotechnology student turned dancer. She sheds light on her dancing career that began after quitting a job in the health sector. A post-graduate, wife and mother ...  

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