I’ve always been fascinated by classical ballet dancers. How can they dance so lightly and gracefully, as if they weigh nothing at all? And how do they manage to dance on the tips of their toes? 516 more words
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On a rather rainy morning several Saturdays ago, I found myself scampering about the colossal architectural sculpture that is the Rhode Island State House. Situated in the heart of Providence, looking out over downcity with the north end to its right and the East Side over its left shoulder from atop college hill, the RI State House is perpetually hugged by PVD’s mini Burroughs. 155 more words
If you have ever seen the movie Center Stage you will notice a minute worth of footage where ballet dancers look like they are wrecking a pair of $80 shoes, but guess again. 816 more words
Okay so WordPress wouldn’t allow me to upload the video directly, so I have embedded it from Tumblr (incidentally if you have Tumblr go and follow my account on there!), if you have any thoughts or suggestions let me know in the comments!
I’ve talked about ethnicity before, but now I am going to talk about it even more. Most of you probably won’t like what I have to say, so here is my apology ahead of time. 1,492 more words