Category Archives: Dance

First Lady Michelle and Ellen dance-off to ‘Uptown Funk’

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Saturday Open Thread | Baby girl dancing with dad & killing it

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Video Highlights | 2014 Kennedy Center Honors

Tonight CBS airs the 2014 Kennedy Centers Honors at 9 p.m.ET/8 p.m. CT.  Watch it here.   This year’s honorees are: Lilly Tomlin Al Green Tom Hanks Sting Patricia McBride Mavis Staples and Sam Moore, took folks in the KC … Continue reading

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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

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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

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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

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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

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