Posts Tagged ‘dance’

High School Principal Who Got Lap Dance From Student Was Also Fondled by Boy During Drag Show

A marketing executive who was fired for being a white male and replaced by two woman, one of whom was black, as part of a diversity goal, has been awarded a $10 million dollar discrimination payout. David Duvall sued Novant Health in North Carolina after working there for five years as the Senior Vice President […]

Shen Yun Lifts People’s Spirits, Says Dance Instructor

SEATTLE, Washington—Robin Brumley’s chance to watch Shen Yun Performing Arts at the Marion Oliver McGaw Hall in Seattle on Oct. 3 was a wish come true, she said. “I’m absolutely loving it,” said the dance instructor and owner of Winlock Dance Center. “The costumes are colorful and very detailed. The way that they complement all of […]

‘I Felt Like I Was Seeing Kindred Souls,’ Says Former Dance Educator

HOUSTON, Texas—Angela Hayes was full of praise after she attended the classical Chinese dance and music performance, Shen Yun Performing Arts, at the Wortham Center Brown Theater in Houston, Texas, on Sept. 18. Hayes, with nearly 30 years as a dance educator in a Texas public school and then as the director of a performing […]

The Art Of Noh: 14th-Century Japanese Dance Drama

Since the 14th century AD, Noh has been a major form of classical Japanese dance-drama. It is the oldest major theatre art form that is still performed on a regular basis to this day. Noh, which is written in late-middle Japanese, incorporates masks, costumes, and various props in a dance-based performance. The masks represent roles […]

VASSY Single “Chase” Tops Dance Charts in Australia and US

VASSY has topped Australian and American dance charts with her latest single “CHASE.” Credit: Greek Reporter Award-winning Greek-Australian recording artist VASSY has topped Australian and American dance charts one more time with her latest single, “CHASE.” The song reached #1 on the Mediabase Dance Radio Chart in the US & The Aria Dance Chart in […]

Programming Alert: Shen Yun to Showcase Lost Techniques of Classic Chinese Dance in Video Premiere

Shen Yun Performing Arts will showcase lost techniques of classic Chinese dance in a video premiere at 8:00 p.m. ET on Monday, May 31. The premiere video can be preordered online at: ShenYunCreations.com. Classical Chinese dance, martial arts, and operatic dance have similar movements and postures, also known as shen-fa in Chinese, which have been […]

Tango Dance in Bengal

What we are witnessing in Bengal today reminds us of the saying: `It takes two to tango’, implying that in a dispute it is not one alone, but the other is also responsible. During the electoral campaign in the state, the Trinamul Congress (TMC) chief minister Mamata Banerjee coined the slogan: ‘Khela Hobey’ (It will […]

Billy Crystal and Tiffany Haddish Dance the Hora in New Film ‘Here Today’

(JTA) — Comedian Billy Crystal and actress Tiffany Haddish are so close that Crystal read a Torah portion at Haddish’s 2019 bat mitzvah ceremony in Los Angeles. Now the two Jewish celebrities are taking their friendship to the big screen in a buddy comedy called “Here Today.” The first trailer for the movie, out May […]

Two Parallel Visits, or “We’ll Dance with Both of You”

Two important visits took place on April 2-3, 2021, the combination of which perfectly illustrated the difficult situation in which Seoul finds itself amid the standoff between Beijing and Washington. On the one hand, the US is South Korea’s main military and political ally, and the policy of rebuilding alliances that the new President Biden […]

Billy Crystal and Tiffany Haddish dance the hora in buddy comedy

Comedian Billy Crystal and actress Tiffany Haddish are so close that Crystal read a Torah portion at Haddish’s 2019 bat mitzvah ceremony in Los Angeles. Now the two Jewish celebrities are taking their friendship to the big screen in a buddy comedy called “Here Today.” The first trailer for the movie, out May 7, was released Thursday, […]

COVID SONG AND DANCE; COVID ART

Nothing on this blog constitutes or should be interpreted as medical advice; and nothing replaces medical advice from a qualified medical professional; and medical advice from a qualified medical professional should always be sought. NB Blogger only allows a limited amount of space for comments.   We’ve been closed down, Christmas has been canceled and the stable […]

The tormented dance of the colonizer: Peter Beinart, liberal Zionism and the battle for Palestine

Earlier this year Jerusalem-based journalist and analyst Nathan Thrall called out the Zionist left for promoting the fiction that as long as Israel refrains from annexing occupied Palestinian land, it does not cross the line into apartheid. The essay, “The Separate Regimes Delusion: Nathan Thrall on Israel’s Apartheid,” was published by the London Review of […]

BORN TO DANCE

According to Dr. Peter Lovatt: Humans are born to dance.  When we see tiny babies responding to music and wiggling to a beat before they can stand, we are looking at proof that human beings are born to dance.  [embedded content]… Lovatt’s research sprang out of his personal story: dancing changed the course of his […]

Sydney Says People Can Dance Again As Locally Acquired COVID-19 Cases Fall To 0

SYDNEY ― On Monday, for the first time in a year, Sydneysiders can dance. The state of New South Wales said it would dramatically relax COVID-19 restrictions next week, a landmark move as officials said large swaths of quarantine and frontline workers had been vaccinated. “With no community transmission and our quarantine and frontline workers […]

Jersey Police Criticized Over TikTok Dance Routine

A Hasidic Jewish family says they were kicked off a flight because they refused to make their 18-month-old baby wear a mask, while passengers claimed Frontier Airlines staff performed celebratory high-fives after the incident. A video of the incident shows the family walking off the plane as other passengers complain, “This is Nazi Germany! “and, […]

Jailed rapper Casanova disciplined for video dance challenge

Rapper Casanova who is jailed in New York in a gang-related federal racketeering case, is facing disciplinary charges over a dance challenge video posted on social media. The 34-year-old rapper whose legal name is Caswell Senior, will be disciplined by officials at the Westchester County Jail after a woman recorded him accepting the so-called Junebug […]

Superspreader Super Bowl: Maskless crowds, dance parties and bumping clubs in Florida shock health officials

Health and law enforcement officials in Tampa, Florida have expressed shock and disappointment after thousands of Americans gathered in clubs and bars, many declining to wear face masks, amid the host city’s Super Bowl celebrations during the weekend.  As the Tampa Bay Buccaneers prepared to face off with the Kansas City Chiefs, scores of partygoers […]

Jerusalema Dance Challenge Insanity Becomes Part Of “The New Normal”

Nothing says “The New Normal” like a dance craze to a supposedly spiritual song originating from a black DJ in South Africa and, like a virus, spreading to the boys and girls in blue, healthcare workers, airline personnel, etc. around the world. It just brings such a “warm feeling to my heart” knowing that members […]

Jerusalema: Police on the beat as European feelgood dance challenge goes viral

National police forces have traded busting villains to busting moves after posting videos of officers dancing to Jerusalema by South African musician Master KG. The initiative aims to raise public spirits as countries around Europe are hamstrung by COVID-19 restrictions. The Federal Office of Police in Switzerland kicked off the challenge, posting a montage of […]

The Route to Secular Art through the Kwakiutl Hamatsa Dance

“Magic preceded art, art served magic, and art was then liberated from magic.” This was among a number of sometimes controversial assertions made by Scottish anthropologist James Frazer in his 19 th century book The Golden Bough : A Study in Comparative Religion . Magical rituals were the source of what would become secular art. […]

Two Egyptian women to stand new trial over TikTok dance videos

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Hypnotizing circle dance by Sufi Zikr

[embedded content] Unknown writes  –  ‘A short video on Sufi Dhikr (rememberance). The circle dance is truly mesmerising (not whirling). The circle dance being performed by Chechens.’ 

The Whirling Dervish Dance: A Sacred Ritual to Touch the Divine

The divine may be experienced through a variety of means. In various global spiritual traditions, these include prayer, meditation on sacred texts, participation in religious ceremonies, and going on pilgrimages. There are other means of achieving a religious experience that are perhaps not so common in the Western world. One of these is through the […]

Spanish dance schools protest coronavirus restrictions

Hundreds of dancers gathered in Barcelona on Monday to protest virus restrictions that have closed dance school across the northeast region of Spain. Wearing black attire, the flamenco, salsa, ballet, tap and even hip-hop dancers sat on the square in front of the Catalan regional government building and broke out into different dances demanding that […]

The Dance of the Dead

By Lady Francesca Speranza WildeFrom Ancient Legends, Mystic Charms, and Superstitions of Ireland [1887] It is especially dangerous to be out late on the last night of November, for it is the closing scene of the revels–the last night when the dead have leave to dance on the hill with the fairies, and after that […]

The Reog Ponorogo: A Dance of Rebellion Which Changed History

A fearsome lion monster with peacock feathers on its head charged and twirled about as cavalrymen curtseyed and jumped by. The onlookers were entranced with the story playing out in front of them. This is just a taste of the Reog Ponorogo, a traditional dance which is more than just a performing art. It also […]

Men With Little Hats Have Youngsters Doing the Safety Dance

I am not exactly sure where this video is from, but the stupidity of what we are seeing here is just one example amongst many happening around the whole world. I love how the dance partners end up face-to-face with other couples they bump into. This is all thanks to men in little hats.

My last (electoral) dance

Here I am stranded on this island called Dumarika. Being a baby boomer this writer can recall the days when this place was never as dumb as it is now. Don’t get me wrong, this was always home to many fitting the description of Dumb, but never such a preponderance. I mean, how dumb can the majority of us be that […]

Antifa Member Does Hot Two-Step Faggot Dance

Dang, these Antifa members know how to get down, yo. That two-step nigger jive is hot stuff.

Not the last dance: Preserving an Israeli cultural jewel in times of coronavirus

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