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. 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. 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 information check out the Facebook event. 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. Read More
BY Kate Senecal
on May 10, 2011
There is not much that Leslie Hall can’t do. My favorite performance artist/singer/dancer/awesome-gem-sweater-maker’s band, Leslie and the Ly’s, has just released a new jam from their new album Destination Friendship: The Feelings Album. “Hydrate Jirate” promises a quality dancing experience; layering Leslie’s sweet, droney voice over a pulsing beat that’s reminiscent of old school Madonna’s “Burning up” (which I have always been a total sucker for). Read More