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To Dance

Dance is the first language I ever wanted to learn—to be able to communicate with motion. I envied those who were fluent, those whose bodies could articulate every emotion and perfectly pronounce the rhythm of any song. 313 more words

Everyday Life

Race and Religion: Moving Forward Through Dance

As a young girl who refused to let her parents sign her up for anything sports related, I spent many years in leotards, tap shoes, and ballet buns as a dancer. 474 more words

The Anniversary Dance

We went to the Festival Theatre in Edinburgh on the evening of our wedding anniversary to see the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theatre. 😏 (The link is to a short Youtube clip but seeing it in a Theatre with hundreds of spellbound people around you really enhances the mood) 485 more words


Book Review: The Prisoner's Wife by Asha Bandele

Over the weekend Jamaica had a little hurricane scare, or rather a big hurricane scare since at one point it did blow up to a Category 5, fortunately for us (unfortunately for Haiti) the worst was diverted and we only suffered tropical storm conditions. 322 more words


This Fall's Dance Season Is Jam-Packed

Here comes another fall season, and this year it’s fuller than ever—exhausting to think about but also exhilarating after the usual summer doldrums. As always, there are the four mainstays: American Ballet Theatre, New York City Ballet, Fall for Dance and Alvin Ailey. 1,224 more words


Alvin Ailey American Dance Theatre: Free Classes & More

Hey fam!

If you love dance — both doing it and watching it — then this video is for you. Especially if you are between the ages of 21 and 30. 38 more words