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My 2am

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See the beauty raw and exposed
In its vulnerability
Flickering flames
Incense burning in my bathroom sink
Can’t blink, let alone sleep… 170 more words

A Woman And A Wordsmith (Poetry)

Days of Art - #44: Tap

1. Savion Glover: Rhythm

(Did you make it all the way through?)

2. Gregory Hines: Flair

(Crappy picture quality – just listen to the riddim.) 58 more words


Audra McDonald to Star in Broadway Musical Produced by Scott Rudin

Audra McDonald, the Broadway favorite who last year notched a history-making sixth Tony win, will star next spring in “Shuffle Along, or, The Making of the Musical Sensation of 1921 and All That Followed,” a musical that reunites director George C. 193 more words


Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater - Revelations

Recently, I had the pleasure of finally seeing the world-renowned Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater perform Revelations.

It was everything I thought it would be… except better. 536 more words

Perspective Park

Spike Lee's Bamboozled (2000)

When I was in high school, I had dreams of attending an art school to study acting and film-making. I had a thesis already picked out – “Blackface in Hollywood”. 921 more words


JANUARY 26: Savion Glover: "My style is young"

ON THIS DATE in 1989, fifteen-year-old Savion Glover appeared in the Broadway musical Black and Blue, which opened at the Minskoff Theater and played for 829 performances. 161 more words

Blog Entry #1

Topic: Tap Dancing

Question: How does the history and the principles of tap dancing affect its influence today?

What I Know: I have been tap dancing for approximately 13 years. 81 more words