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"The Twist", Chubby Checker

My sister and I loved dancing to “The Twist” when we were kids, thanks to our mother showing us how it’s done.  When you’re a kid and you hear a great song, your body just starts to move and you feel happy.  527 more words


Mix Tape Monday: Footloose Edition

Sometimes I fall into dance routine funk. You know. When I’m out on the town and I’m pushed into the dreaded dance circle (or more accurately when I’m dancing around my apartment) sometimes I’m just at a loss. 257 more words


Rumba Cultural: Cuba and Tampa-Ybor City

By guest blogger, Marlowe Fairbanks

Over the summer I traveled to Cuba for 16 days to study popular and folkloric dance. It was an extraordinary opportunity as an American artist, but especially as a dancer living in Tampa, given the status of dance in Cuba and the deep roots that bind Tampa and the island. 752 more words


ISYS Assignment 3

Music connect people from past, present and future. Either its old, country, hip hop, electronic, dance, or any other genre, music.. connect people through heart, mind, body and soul. 14 more words

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Dance Crazes on WNYC's Soundcheck

Tune in to WNYC’s Soundcheck this week to learn about dance crazes throughout history. Soundcheck, WNYC’s daily music and conversation program, has kicked off a week-long series dedicated to the subject. 95 more words


The Joy of Disco

This documentary history of the music genre of disco was broadcast in 2012 on the UK digital terrestrial channel BBC4 as part of a themed night of programmes featuring disco artists and music from the late 1970s. 1,245 more words

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