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When characters square off in a TV show or movie, they often engage in an epic battle of major fisticuffs. Not Legion. In Episode 3 of Season 2, there was a mind-blowing sequence that saw David (Dan Stevens) utilize the dance floor as a psychic battleground against his nemesis Farouk. So why didn't ...
When asked about dancing, a typical response from adults is, "I've got two left feet." However, members of the Sumter Ballroom Dance Club don't agree. They think most people can learn enough steps to enjoy an afternoon or evening of social dancing, and they want to showcase how much fun a group of ...

The head of the department of Islamic guidance in the Iranian city of Mashhad has been arrested after people danced at an event in a local shopping centre. A video showed a crowd of men and women enjoying a performance by a singer. Mixing between the genders and dancing in public are severely restricted under ...
DTC artistic director Kevin Moriarty commissioned the play eight years ago, soon after reading Loeb's 2010 off-Broadway play, Abraham Lincoln's Big Gay Dance Party, the story of a fourth-grade class in Illinois that starts a community firestorm by portraying a Lincoln character in a school play as gay.
In a recent Facebook post, Stephanie Linden wrote, "Thank you to everyone for your support and kind words about Freddie's story/ lawsuit. Our goal is to get this changed for Freddie and all the other male dancers that live within the 20 states that follow this same rule! I appreciate all the shares and posts.
That's where folk-flavored rocker Justin Vernon's band Bon Iver is rendezvousing with St. Paul-based modern dance troupe TU Dance and visual artists Aaron Anderson and Eric Carlson for a conflagration of creative energy called “Come Through.” Thursday evening's premiere proved unrelentingly ...

The university freshman calls herself the "dancing princess of the Beyhive," and you can see why. Brianna says she has been dancing ever since she was eight years old. The Alaska-native started recreating Beyonce's dance routines in December of 2016. You can watch many of her videos on her Twitter ...
When Justin Peck emerged as a professional choreographer in 2012, he seemed immediately a master of his trade. His dances for the new revival of the Rodgers and Hammerstein musical “Carousel,” at the Imperial Theater on Broadway, are yet another feather in his cap. Though just 30 years old, he's ...
Our guide to dance performances happening this weekend and in the week ahead. ¡ADELANTE, CUBA! FESTIVAL at New York City Center and the Jerome L. Greene Performance Space (April 22-28). The highlight of this celebration of Cuban music and dance is the appearance of the Havana-based ...
Growing up as an avid violinist, Tchaikovsky's Serenade for Strings was one of my favorite and most rewarding pieces to play. The fact that it was a staple in the repertoire of the New York City Ballet, where my dear parents, Ruth and Lamar Alsop were orchestra musicians, made it even more special.
Swedish-born producer and DJ Avicii, real name Tim Bergling, died Friday, April 20th, 2018, as confirmed by his publicist Diana Baron. His death comes just days after his 2017 EP, Avīci (01), was nominated for a Billboard Music Award for top dance/electronic album. “It is with profound sorrow that we ...
When you have neck pain, you probably write it off as a result of sleeping in a funny position, or pushing too hard at the gym, or lifting something the wrong way. But in some (more rare) cases, as Dance Moms star Abby Lee Miller recently learned, severe neck pain could be a clue that something more ...
An original member from the cast of Lifetime's Dance Moms is sashaying over to the daytime drama world. EW has learned exclusively that Nia Sioux is joining the cast of The Bold and the Beautiful. She will play Emma, an intern at Forrest Creations. After guesting on the show for a brief story arc, executive ...
LANSING — A doctor, a dental hygienist and a business owner are among the local personalities who will don dancing shoes to raise money for a local nonprofit. The eighth annual Dancing with the Local Stars pairs local celebrities with professional dance instructors to compete in a dance-off to benefit ...
After he leads the crowd through a fashion show that covers the ages, including 60s-inspired looks that are fresh for this spring at Dillard's, the agenda calls for a 9:30 p.m.-midnight Dance Party with hors d'oeuvres, cocktails and Texas beers. Doors open at 7:30 at the UTSA Institute of Texan Cultures, 801 ...
Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater Announces Programming For Lincoln Center Season Beloved as one of the world's most popular dance companies, Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater returns to Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts for a seven-performance engagement at the David H. Koch Theater ...
The Miami Heat, for the second time, will host a free and open to the public dance party for South Florida's LGBTQ community. The Heat Loud and Proud Dance Party will take place 9 p.m.-midnight Wednesday, April 4 at AmericanAirlines Arena's outdoor venue, the Xfinity East Plaza, overlooking Biscayne ...

Boban Marjanovic has been working on his craft. Yesterday he was seen bopping in an adorable huddle with Tobias Harris, an old friend who accompanied him from Detroit to Los Angeles in the January trade; and new friend DeAndre Jordan.
Showstopper has been making its impact on the dance world since 1978. Before then, dancers didn't have a stage to perform on, the opportunity to learn from peers, or a competitive outlet like most sports. Debbie Roberts recognized this missing piece in the dance community and that is how America's first and longest ...
According to the CDC, one in every 68 children is diagnosed with autism. The developmental disability occurs in people of all races, ethnicities and socioeconomic groups. On World Autism Day, a local gym teacher is celebrating the unique talents of those with autism through a dance class. On Mondays at ...
93-year-old dancer Judy Job and Christy Funsch, artistic director of the postmodern company Funsch Dance Experience, perform tai chi, which Job teaches in Oakland. Photo: Michael Macor / The Chronicle. Image 2 of 14. 93-year-old dancer Judy Job and Christy Funsch, artistic director of the postmodern ...
A new dance choreographed by Takehiro "Take" Ueyama pays tribute to the victims of a devastating event in recent Japanese history. The 2011 earthquake and tsunami that struck northeastern Japan killed some 16,000 people and destroyed over 120,000 buildings. Over 2,500 people are still reported ...
“I seen a man dancing one time and it was his birthday and this was a true story, he said, 'You can shag when you're 96 (years old) too,'” Billy said. “So it's a dance anybody can do. It's not that complicated.” SASS meets every third Friday of each month at the Sanford VFW, though they won't meet in April.
WILLIAMSVILLE, N.Y. (WKBW) - Casey Middle School teachers in the Williamsville Central School District are breaking out their dance moves for a good cause. Dozens of middle school teachers make dance videos to raise awareness for cancer. The group is called 'Teachers Beat Cancer.' The group ...
The free-to-play Fortnite: Battle Royale has become a cultural sensation with a wide-ranging playerbase. How do we know? Because professional sports players won't stop mimicking the game's weird dances in real life. Maybe one day they'll be doing one of your dances -- because Epic Games just ...
“We had been studying dance for years and we wanted to put our work on the stage,” said Vaughan, “but we weren't seeing ourselves on stage other than when Ailey would come to town,” she said, in a nod to famed choreographer Alvin Ailey and his New York-based Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater.
The professor makes the kids dance as a punishment for tardiness. Brandon Goderich had to dance for all the wrong reasons. It's an unusual policy inside Professor Jonathan Lowndes' class at the Keiser University campus. Students can't say they weren't warned. It isn't expressly written in the American ...
It's the Friday before April Fools' Day. It's time to get weird as hell. Justin Jay may be the strangest person in dance music today, but he also might be one of its most genius creative minds, and when he teams up with live musicians, he breaks down the barriers of what dance music can be -- or maybe he's ...
When the 60-ish heroine of the moderately charming Finding Your Feet decides on a change of locale, she doesn't travel to anyplace as warm and colorful as The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel. Yet viewers may think of that dramedy anyway, even though the expatriate merely takes refuge with her older sister ...
Our guide to dance performances. JANE COMFORT at La MaMa (April 5, 7:30 p.m., through April 8). For 40 years, Ms. Comfort has made compelling dance dramas that investigate timely issues while experimenting with ingredients like spoken text and polyrhythms. She celebrates this impressive ...
10 social dance event, Baile Mejicano (Mexican Dance), which was at the Chase Center on the Riverfront in Wilmington. One of the Delaware patients was working at another Baile Mejicano event on March 3 at the Chase Center. Another Delaware patient's exposure is still under investigation. Common ...
A Warped Tour favorite, the alt-rock act Dance Gavin Dance plays a bit of everything. The band's music has alternately been described as post-hardcore, experimental rock, progressive rock, psychedelic and jazz fusion. To promote its forthcoming album, Artificial Selection, the eclectic band has announced ...
The short clip, which says Bush "tears up the dance floor," shows the 71-year-old grooving to Dead or Alive's "You Spin Me Round (Like a Record)." But it's not the first time the Dallas resident has busted out some dance moves. Here are five other times Bush has cut a rug, with some performances earning ...
In the Supreme Court's first decision of the term, Hamer v. Neighborhood Housing Services of Chicago, Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg cited language from the court's 2010 decision in Magwood v. Patterson stipulating that “[w]e cannot replace the actual text with speculation as to Congress' intent.” Indeed, as ...
A Keiser University Tampa professor demands his students dance if they are late to his American Literature class. After being late once, Brandon Goderich came prepared this week to put on a show. Video published to Twitter by a classmate with the handle @vvanee shows Goderich dropping it low in front ...
In case you were wondering, Odell Beckham Jr. is STILL dancing ... and this time he's using the art of movement to send a message to all of his haters to LEAVE HIM THE HELL ALONE. Beckham has been going through it lately ... there's a multi-million dollar lawsuit that's been filed against him, a video that ...
It should come as no surprise that the world's most populated country contains 56 unique ethnic groups. They all call China home yet are influenced by bordering nations, and differ in religion, language and culture. Most notably for the Atlanta Chinese Dance Company, these groups represent an endless ...
Faye Driscoll, an inquisitive choreographer whose work is rooted in exploring how people interact with one another, will receive this year's Jacob's Pillow Dance Award. The prize comes with $25,000, as well as a performance engagement at the annual festival, which runs from June 20 through Aug.
Abby Lee Miller gained fame as the tough owner/instructor of Dance Moms' The Abby Lee Dance Company, but lately her name has been in the news for all the wrong reasons — she was just released from prison after serving eight months for bankruptcy fraud after she pleaded guilty to hiding hundreds of ...
In 1933, Minneapolitans Cal DeVillier and Vonny Kuchinsky danced for more than five months — 3,780 consecutive hours, less brief breaks to … well, you know — in order to win a dance marathon. It's such an astonishing, unbelievable bit of trivia that it's hard to get past the “how” and into the “why” they ...
As teacher of Israeli folk dancing classes at a local synagogue, Pearland-area resident Amira Hemme presides over a group that goes about learning dance steps and socializing with equal vigor. "It is very much a secular thing," Hemme, who was born in Israel, says of the Monday night classes, which have ...
But when Davis and her daughter Kay Davis Hamielec, the dance studio's other owner, concluded they bought a point-of-sale, or POS, system that was incompatible with their records and wasn't going to work for their 43-year-old small business, the three companies didn't seem nearly as interested in ...
“With the continued success of 'Strictly Come Dancing,' the BBC is undoubtedly the home of dance,” said Kate Phillips, controller of entertainment commissioning. “By launching 'The Greatest Dancer' we want to give the vast array of dance talent across the U.K. the chance to shine.” Nigel Hall, global head ...
She said the dance was originally conceived as a learning opportunity for social skill development, but it turned into a confidence building, student celebrating extravaganza. With the assistance from Berachah and volunteers from Young Life and church members, MHS students were “made to feel important ...
The nonprofit Connecticut Theater Dance Company in Norwalk is establishing a youth scholarship in honor of a 6-year-old girl who recently died from complications with the flu. Christy Pugh, says her daughter, Emma Splan was the “kindest, sweetest” child who was also a natural on stage. She says her ...
Bon Iver premiered new music over the weekend during two special shows with Minnesota-based contemporary dance company Tu Dance. Watch snippets below. Bon Iver & Tu Dance was held at MASS MoCa in North Adams, MA, and featured “a work-in-progress score” from Justin Vernon. He played ...
SUNY Oswego ballet instructor Ligia Pinheiro helps student Marquia Williams fine-tune her positioning during barre work in a session of intermediate ballet in the Lee Hall dance studio. The college's theatre department will begin offering a minor in dance this fall.
STOCKHOLM — Something was wrong with the Penguins, the incoming class of toddlers at the Seafarer's Preschool, in a wooded suburb south of Stockholm. The boys were clamorous and physical. They shouted and hit. The girls held up their arms and whimpered to be picked up. The group of 1- and ...
The design team of Reid Bartelme and Harriet Jung, who have created sophisticated, understated costumes for dance with increasing frequency over the past few years, mastermind an evening created in collaboration with some of their clients and choreographers: Lar Lubovitch, Pam Tanowitz, Jack Ferver ...
Alena Harrison knew as a 2-year-old that being a ballet dancer was the thing she wanted to do. It started when her older sister, Natalie, started taking ballet classes. She wanted to join, too, but she was too young and had to wait until she turned 3. Her parents had her try different dance styles such as jazz ...


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