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Ways to Kiss the Ground, Part 1

(Day 2 of  Blogging University 201:  Write about a gift, using metaphorical language.   The ground is a gift.)

Ballet shoe

makes the floor

its chalkboard… 9 more words


International Festival 2015

Sunday, October 4th, PTDT, Apprentice Company, and the Third Stage danced at the UC Davis International House’s International Festival in Davis’ Central Park.  The companies provided an example of Contemporary Dance, an American art form that incorporates elements of ballet, jazz, and other dance forms, in a long line up of performing groups of many cultures from the Davis and Sacramento areas.

Contemporary Dance

Cultural extravaganza - Trivandrum

Trivandrum (Thiruvanthapuram) the capital of Kerala, organizes  a number of cultural programs through out the year.   The distinctive ways of celebrating the festivals in Kerala is considered to be the unique feature of its culture . 1,721 more words

Inktober: Princess Tutu

My parents met on a dance team in college.  As a result, they always wanted me to learn how to dance.  I rebelled by growing up into an awkward, uncoordinated white kid, and thus refused to learn. 25 more words


Yo-Yo Ma & Misty Copeland Win Over Twitter In A Stunning 'Late Show' Performance — VIDEO

When you see someone’s name trending on Twitter, more often than not something bad has happened and your first instinct is to think the worst. Late Monday evening, Yo-Yo Ma and Misty Copeland began to trend on Twitter, but thankfully, there’s no need to worry. 350 more words


Farewell Miss Guillem!

We cannot talk about Sylvie Guillem, without mentioning her charismatic personality. Known in the dance field as “Miss no” or even the “alien”, she is a rare person able to impose her vision of dancing into the most honorable operas. 580 more words