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14 hrs ago | AdLand the commercial archive

Taylor Swift - Shake It Off -

Taylor Swift, the girl so many seem to love to hate, has come out with a new song explaining that she just shakes it off.


Related Topix: Arts, African-American

18 hrs ago | The Straits Times

Dance review: Larger-than-life Martha Graham personified in layered performance

Dance history as meticulous drag act, Martha@... The 1963 Interview reveals volumes about the late modern dance doyenne Martha Graham.


Related Topix: Arts

Thu Aug 21, 2014

'Dancing Sondheim' Free App for iPhone Set for 9/1 Release

Dances for an iPhone comes in versions for the iPhone , and iPad and is available through iTunes.


Related Topix: iPhone, Classical, Stephen Sondheim, Ipad, Science / Technology, Arts, Dance, Easy-Listening, Broadway

The Detroit News

Detroit Dance City Festival brings students and pros together

Local dancer Joori Jung mixes her two loves -- Detroit and dance -- when her ArtLab J dance studio presents the Detroit Dance City Festival this weekend.


Related Topix: Detroit, MI, South Korea, World News, Marygrove College, Arts

Nashville Scene

Dancer and choreographer Banning Bouldin brings her contemporary...

A decade ago, anyone in Nashville who wanted to study contemporary dance had just one option: leave town.


Related Topix: Arts, Dance, Nashville, TN, Ballet, The Juilliard School

Kinston Free Press

Two-day dance workshop starts today at J.H. Sampson Community Life Center

New Voices/New Visions will host a dance workshop today and Friday from 1-5 p.m. at the J.H. Sampson Community Life Center on Tower Hill Road.


Related Topix: Arts, Dance, Kinston, NC, Middlebury College, Family, Kids

Wed Aug 20, 2014

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


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

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

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.


Related Topix: Arts

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.


Related Topix: Arts

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