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Sunday Morning

Sunday morning finds me sitting just inside the door to our porch watching the sun shine broadly thru the trees. The smell of dusky earth and leaf drifting in the screen. 228 more words

Weary Whispers

Etta James - Swing Low, Sweet Chariot

Of course, this is a traditional spiritual performed by hundreds if not thousands of performers besides Etta James. It might be too jubilant an arrangement for a tune about finding relief from slavery through death? 62 more words

Racism

...and here we are in heaven!

“L’invito ad amare il prossimo tuo come te stesso dice Freud, è uno dei principi di fondo della vita civile. È anche quello maggiormente contrario al genere di ragione che la civilà promuove: la ragione dell’egoismo, e quella della ricerca della felicità. 250 more words

Sirens Sing the Blues

This is my June playlist, centered around classic female singers and heartbreak. Last year at this time, I thought my life was going to take a very different turn. 41 more words

Inspiration

We Prefer Them

Here we’ve got for you my other favorite piece from BluesSHOUT this year!  I really appreciate that Dexter wanted to show that solo dancing isn’t just for the ladies.   1,540 more words

Choreography Interviews

First dance

A tradition passed on from the era of elegant high society balls, where the guest of honour would open the dancing, usually with a waltz or ballroom dance, preceded by the other guests. 219 more words