When Sugarhill Gang’s Rapper’s Delight came out 40 years ago, it was dismissed by many tastemakers as a gimmicky track made to make money. Then the song started moving units in the millions and
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5 POPULAR NORWEGIAN FOLK DANCE FORMS
The Scandinavian region with its vast and unique history has various folk dance styles. The folk dances of Norway are the integral part of the region’s history and culture. So here is presenting
Girls Are Outnumbered in Jazz. At This Summer Camp, They Run the Show.
COPENHAGEN — On a morning in late June, 16 girls arrived at an urban courtyard for the timeless summer ritual of camp drop-off. Some came clutching their parents’ hands; others raced ahead to g
What’s the story behind this venue?It’s not often that a city the size of Denver gets a brand new, state-of-the-art music venue. Located in the industrial-yet-chic River North (RiNo) neighb
What a professional ballet dancer eats in a day
Ever wondered what ballet dancers eat to maintain their strong but elegant physiques? Their jam-packed training sessions and back-to-back performance schedules can be gruelling, so how do they nour
What is Hip-Hop as a Dance Style?
The style of hip-hop dance, like hip-hop itself, is sometimes a bit hard to define. Lots of styles have developed in and around the genre, and many people have very strong opinions on what is and i
HISTORY OF FOLK DANCE IN THE PHILIPPINES
Philippine folk dances incorporate influences from immigrants and conquerors and at the same time maintaining distincly Filipino roots. Philippine folk dancing is a true reflection of daily life in
All generations of the Honda Jazz in 20 years – Here’s our favourite
The Honda Jazz is also known as Fit in some regions, and it’s a bit of a funny story as to how the name ‘Jazz’ came about. Honda originally intended the name to be ‘Fitta’, and upon disco
Top 10 Health Benefits of Ballroom Dancing
There are plenty of keys to happiness, and dancing is definitely one of them! The art of ballroom dancing has been alive since the 16th century- peaking in the 19th and 20th century after the incor
Why Is Ballet the Foundation of Dance Disciplines?
Take a peek at any dance studio’s class lineup and you’ll see a lot of variation. Some studios offer combination classes, while others separate out disciplines into individual sessions. You may