BY Intern Kerishma
on Mar 12, 2012
Now, I’m no Trekker – I was raised on Star Wars – but I do love me some George Takei. Whether he’s sassily taking on basketball player Tim Hardaway’s homophobic comments or brokering Star Peace and ridiculing Twilight, he’s proven himself over and over again to be a (fabulous) man among men.
And he has done it yet again, posting a video of his “happy dance” in celebration of over $158,000 raised for Allegiance, his ... Read More
BY Intern Sarah
on Dec 14, 2011
Searching the words “ballet” and “feminism” in tandem is unlikely to yield many inspiring results. After all, ballet has a unique rep in people’s perceptions of the dance world—as a rigorous discipline that celebrates only traditional femininity and promotes unhealthy body-image standards. There's even a belief that ballerinas spend most of their stage time supported by their male partners (an assumption that I, a longtime ... Read More
BY shannon carlin
on Oct 12, 2011
Every teacher I’ve had since I was about ten years old has been giving me the plagiarism speech. It’s ingrained in my brain. Never steal someone’s words without giving them credit.
In print the rules seem clear, but what if it’s something like a dance move? It seems like copyright gets a little more difficult to define.
When it was brought to everyone’s attention that ... Read More
BY Ariana Anderson
on May 16, 2011
Looking to get hot and sweaty this Friday night? Swimming Cities is hosting Motorboatin’ the Dance Party, featuring Dirty Finger (Black Label Bicycle Club, BK) and Rusty Lazer (New Orleans Bounce) as well as a Bike Burlesque act with Heather Loop, aka Ms. Spoke. With only a $5 cover, summer drinks, and cheap beer inside, what more could you want?
Head on over to 97 Wycoff Ave at Hart Street, Brooklyn, NY this Friday, May 27th, from 10 pm until 4 am.
For more ... Read More
BY Eileen Milman
on May 12, 2011
Come join Big Freedia in shaking your BUST bootays to some loud Bounce music! It should be a wild night, with lots of bass and boozy, sweaty dancing goodness.Big Freedia is going to performing tomorrow on Driggs Ave, Brooklyn. The party is being thrown in a century old Polish dance hall. She will be joined by DJ Rusty Lazer, DJ Barney, and the sultry/fierce vocals of LaurenSara. If you're shy about your booty popping abilities, be sure to check out New York School ... Read More