Archive for the ‘Dance’ Category

Tap: Made in America

March 12, 2018

Tap dancing, like many things in the US, was manufactured here from imported components. Vox explains.
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Pas de Deux

March 4, 2018

Taiwanese engineer Huang Yi dances with a Kuka robotic arm. Choreography and programming: Huang Yi. Music: Joshua Roman.

Huang Yi website

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Jasmine

September 8, 2017

“Jasmine,” choreographed by Tingting Liu of the Liaoning Ballet of China, performed by 24 young dancers from the MorningStar Dance Academy of Atlanta, Georgia at Lincoln Center, 2015.

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42 choreographers, 1 dance

October 15, 2016

“42 choreographers, 1 dance,” directed by Mitchell Rose, with music by Robert Een.

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Before the Dance

June 18, 2016

Freed of London has made ballet shoes since 1929.

A film by Jack Flynn and Nick David , selected for the National Geographic Short Film Showcase.

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Wide Open

February 21, 2016

“Wide Open,” by the Chemical Brothers (Tom Rowlands and Ed Simons), with vocalist Beck.

Vide0 directors: Dom & Nic ( Nic Goffey and Dominic Hawley).
Choreographer: Wayne McGregor
Dancer: Sonoya Mizuno

Lyrics here.

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Paula Deen, Dancing Queen?

August 27, 2015

Paula Deen, Dancing Queen?

Disgraced former Food Network star Paula Deen tried to make her comeback with an online video network last year, but no one noticed. Now the 68-year-old is trying the last hope of has-been celebs, appearing as a contestant on Dancing with the Stars. We hear her moves are smooth as butter.

More:

“Paula Deen Is Joining Dancing With the Stars, Y’all!” Tierney Bricker, E! Online

“Paula Deen’s Gonna Bust a Move on Dancing With the Stars,” Yesha Callahan, The Root

“So, How Uncomfortable Will You Feel Watching Paula Deen on Dancing With the Stars?” Taylor Ferber, VH1+

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The Audacity of Hoops

April 9, 2015

The Audacity of Hoops

LEDs. Programmable. Bluetooth-enabled. These are not your grandma’s Hula Hoops:

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Flamenco Flash Mobs Strike Spain’s Banks

April 21, 2013

Financial institutions across Andalusia are under percussive attack from Flamenco Flash Mobs. Guerilla performances of these indignados flamencos are political demonstrations, expressions of anger and frustration at the Spanish economic crisis. Like this performance in a branch of Bankia, they’re choreographed by the anti-capitalist group Flo6x8. 

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“Los “indignados flamencos” Flo6x8 arrasan en Internet con su bulería contra Bankia,” Vertele.com

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Dancing With the Star-Crossed Bristol Palin

September 1, 2010

Dancing With the Star-Crossed Bristol Palin

Why did ABC ask Bristol Palin to appear on Dancing With The Stars?

Because Condoleezza Rice and Ann Coulter turned it down.

 

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