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3 hrs ago | WTMA-AM North Charleston

Taylor Swift Says Twerking Is 'Mind-Blowing to Me...It's So Above My Comprehension'

Taylor Swift's a pretty smart woman, and she seems to be able to do everything -- write, sing, play instruments, act -- effortlessly.


Related Topix: Arts, Ballet

8 hrs ago | Racked

Hottest Trainer 2014: Hottest Trainer Contestant #16: David Holland

Welcome to Racked New York's search for New York City's hottest trainer. Over the coming weeks, we'll profile sixteen smoking locals-fitness experts who not only look hot in spandex, but can make you look amazing too.


Related Topix: Fitness, Pilates, Arts

11 hrs ago |

California Stage to Present LOVE, ISADORA, 9/20-10/12

California Stage will revive Rick Foster's smash-hit show Love, Isadora September 20th-October 12th, 2014.


Related Topix: California, Arts, Dance, Sacramento, CA, Theater

21 hrs ago |

Modern tweaks can't hide Rose of Tralee's naffness

Arizona Rose Sarah Hines performing modern dance at The Rose of Tralee Festival at The Dome in Kerry last night.


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Tue Aug 19, 2014


8 Things Taylor Swift's New Music Video Looks Like

For her new single "Shake It Off," Taylor Swift told her fans she wanted to make a song that sounded like nothing she'd ever done before.


Related Topix: Comedy Movies, White Christmas, Musical Movies, Danny Kaye, Arts, Ballet

Financial Times

Downtown Dance Festival, Wagner Park, Lower Manhattan, New York

For decades the Downtown Dance Festival served to illustrate a puzzling New York phenomenon: despite the abundant example of extraordinary art, a parallel universe of junk persists.


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Earl Sweatshirt Says Taylor Swift's Video For "Shake It Off" Is Offensive & Harmful

The question of how Hip Hop is appropriated into pop culture and used by non-Black/Latino artists has been a discussion within the culture since its inception.


Related Topix: Taylor Swift, Arts, Ballet

The Stranger

Taylor Swift Goes Pop, Twerks in New Music Video

Okay, to be fair, Taylor Swift doesn't just twerk in the just released video for her new song "Shake it Off," which, she says, is her first official attempt at pop music - Swift also attempts ballet, breakdancing, modern dance, cheerleading, and more .


Related Topix: Arts

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Tap Dancer Savion Glover to Play the Howard Theatre, 8/23-25

Washington, DC audiences will have the pleasure of seeing tap dancer, actor, choreographer Savion Glover this weekend at The Howard Theatre [620 T Street, NW, Washington, DC 20001].


Related Topix: Tap, Drama Movies, Savion Glover, Black Entertainment, Shaw (Washington, DC), Washington, DC, Arts, Dance


Review: TE San Pedro Rep engulfs audience in a The Lady of Shalotta

Directed and conceived by Aaron Ganz, the play - semi-based on Alfred, Lord Tennyson's 1842 poem “Lady” - is a shimmering, exciting, sometimes bewildering and always exalting celebration of Arthurian legend.


Related Topix: Arthur, CA, Theater, Arts, Dance

Bangor Daily News

Dancers embrace elegant intricacies of Argentine tango

Feet belonging to tango dancers Deb Rollins and Daniel Sullivan pause briefly as they practice steps of the dance at Noh Way School in Bangor.


Related Topix: Bangor, ME, Old Town, ME, Orono, ME, University of Maine, Arts

Sun Aug 17, 2014

Edmonton Journal

First five-star Fringe review: Propylene Glycol, Maltodextrin,...

Not only is it too long and impossible to remember, you don't really get a sense of what the show is about.


Related Topix: Arts

Sat Aug 16, 2014

Isadora Duncan dance company performs at Alice Austen House Museum

A dance ensemble paid homage to modern-dance pioneer Isadora Duncan Saturday at the Alice Austen House Museum in Rosebank.


Related Topix: Arts, Dance

Aspen Santa Fe Ballet returns to Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival

Aspen Santa Fe Ballet will perform Aug. 20-24 at Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival in Becket.


Related Topix: Arts, Ballet, Dance, Becket, MA, Entertainment

Ilford Recorder

Hainault dancer makes it to Got to Dance live shows

Mike McNeish, 18, is a member of Boyband, who have been picked by Diversity's Ashley Banjo to be one of his acts on primetime Sky1 dance show Got to Dance .


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Happy Birthday Madonna: Listen to the 'The Queen of Pop's' greatest hits

Madonna was born on August 16, 1958. 'The Queen of Pop' became an MTV fixture and thereby became a successful singer songwriter for her unconventional lyrics in the mainstream popular music and her bold music videos.


Related Topix: Celebrities, Dance, Pop/Rock, Madonna, Arts

Fri Aug 15, 2014

Colorado Springs Independent

Day of Dance this Sunday

Break, belly, cultural and modern dance will converge on the Downtown Sunday Market this week with Day of Dance , happening from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Local groups will perform individual sets, followed by line dancing that the audience can join starting at noon, led by Barb Thacker from Cowboys .


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Albany Times Union

Brazilian troupe revels in spirit of street dance

What would Jacob's Pillow founder Ted Shawn and his wife, Ruth St. Denis , have thought of hip-hop? What would their reaction have been, specifically, to the very 21st-century fusion of traditional and contemporary movement styles that the Brazilian troupe Companhia Urbana De Danca brings to the Pillow this week? Would they have recognized it as an ... (more)


Related Topix: South America, Brazil, World News, Arts,


ODC dancers set Weare's work on fire

ODC Dance's Joseph Hernandez and Natasha Adorlee Johnson perform in Kate Weare's "Drop Down" as part of the Music Moves Festival Aug.14-16 at ODC Theater.


Related Topix: Arts, Dance, Theater, Entertainment

The Jersey Journal

'So What If I Loved You' looks at nightmares of lost lover

"So What If I Loved You," a one-woman show that delves into the life of a young girl marred by nightmares of her "lost lover" will debut in Jersey City next Thursday.


Related Topix: Jersey City, NJ, Arts, Theater, Hudson County, NJ