Category Archives: Dance

Tuesday Open Thread | 60′s Rock & Roll Hits

Chubby Checker (born Ernest Evans, October 3, 1941) is an American singer-songwriter. He is widely known for popularizing the twist dance style, with his 1960 hit cover of Hank Ballard‘s R&B hit “The Twist“. In September 2008 “The Twist” topped … Continue reading

Posted in Current Events, Dance, Music, News, Open Thread, Politics | Tagged , , , | 7 Comments

Monday Open Thread | Out of Africa

The Samburu people reside in the Rift Valley province of Northern Kenya. The striking traditional Samburu dress consists of red cloth that is wrapped around the body , tied with a white sash and accessorised with colourful beaded necklaces, earrings … Continue reading

Posted in African Music, Africans, Culture, Current Events, Dance, Music, News, Open Thread, Politics | Tagged , , , , , | 36 Comments

Ntozake Shange’s “For Colored Girls” 40th Anniversary Exhibition

I don’t believe any black girl can graduate to womanhood without knowing about, seeing, and understanding Ms. Ntozake Shange’s Choreopoem “For Colored Girls who have Considered Suicide when the Rainbow is Enuf.” Ntozake Sahnge- Poet, author, and playwright Paulette Williams … Continue reading

Posted in Arts, Black History, Celebrations, Dance, Employment News, Empowerment, Inspiration, Tribute | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 5 Comments

Serendipity SOUL | Saturday Open Thread | Cyndi Lauper Week

Happy Saturday, Everyone! Hope you’e enjoying your weekend. Today we’re checking out the 2013 Tony Award-winning musical Kinky Boots. KINKY BOOTS! Kinky Boots is a musical with music and lyrics by Cyndi Lauper and a book by Harvey Fierstein. Based … Continue reading

Posted in Arts, Culture, Current Events, Dance, Media, Music, News, Open Thread, Politics | Tagged , , , , | 41 Comments

Saturday Open Thread | TV Show Theme Songs

In Living Color was the brainchild of Keenen Ivory Wayans, the eldest acting sibling of a large and extremely talented family whose guidance toward his brothers and sisters would help shape his creation into something truly memorable, the likes of … Continue reading

Posted in Current Events, Dance, Music, News, Open Thread, Politics, TV Show Theme Songs, TV Shows | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 39 Comments

Saturday Open Thread | Native American Dance

The Ghost Dance (Natdia) is a spiritual movement that came about in the late 1880s when conditions were bad on Indian reservations and Native Americans needed something to give them hope. This movement found its origin in a Paiute Indian … Continue reading

Posted in Current Events, Dance, Music, Native Americans, News, Open Thread, Politics | Tagged , , , , , | 38 Comments

Friday Open Thread | Native American Dance

Stomp Dance – Performed by various Eastern Woodland tribes including the Muscogee Creek, Yuchi, Cherokee, Chickasaw, Choctaw, Caddo, Delaware, Miami, Ottawa, Peoria, Shawnee, Seminole, Natchez, and Seneca-Cayuga, the Stomp Dance is a ceremony that contains both religious and social meaning. … Continue reading

Posted in Current Events, Dance, Music, Native Americans, News, Open Thread, Politics | Tagged , , , | 54 Comments