Grab those glitzy garments Ladies and Gents award season has arrived! January and February are jam packed with big awards shows like the Grammy’s, the Golden Globes, the SAG Awards and the nearly 100 year old Academy Awards. While some viewers are interested in the fashion, their favorite stars, or the awards themselves, what most […]
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Do you know which dance style is named after a legendary pilot? Did you know that there once upon a time there were dance marathons lasting several days? Or how many dancers it takes to break a world record? Find out the answers to this and more in this edition of fun dance facts!
With all of the dance crazes that have swept through pop culture over the years, it can be quite a task to remember them all. One era that arguably stood out from the rest was the 1970′s. A time period of major political and cultural shift helped to create a unique time of artistic expression […]
Cinco de Mayo is one of those holidays that many people eagerly celebrate without understanding what it’s about or why they’re celebrating! As we re-visit the history of how it came to be, we’ll also have a look at some of the colorful, artistic aspects that make it so appealing to people everywhere and make […]
For most, Easter brings to mind Easter bunnies, sweet treats, Easter egg hunts, as well as religious traditions for some. One thing that most people don’t associate with Easter is music and dance. So you might be surprised to learn that there is a centuries old Easter tradition of dancing with eggs!
When most people think of St. Patricks Day, what usually comes to mind are the color green, four leaf clovers, leprechauns and Irish pubs. While these are indeed commonly displayed symbols of Irish culture, additional aspects include music and dance among some of its notable traditions.