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Thursday Open Thread | Disco Week: The Bee Gees

Boogie….Boogie…..Boogie… Can’t do a Disco Week without The Bee Gees. The Bee Gees were a pop music group that was founded in 1958. The group’s line-up consisted of brothers Barry, Robin, and Maurice Gibb. The trio were successful for most … Continue reading

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Wednesday Open Thread | Disco Week: The Village People

Get up and dance. The Village People is an American disco group that formed in the United States in 1977, well known for their on-stage costumes depicting American cultural stereotypes, as well as their catchy tunes and suggestive lyrics. Originally … Continue reading

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Tuesday Open Thread | Disco Week: Chic

I don’t care what anyone says – I loved disco. The music was fun, and you could dance to it. Chic (/ˈʃiːk/ SHEEK; currently Chic featuring Nile Rodgers) is an American band that was organized during 1976 by guitarist Nile … Continue reading

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Monday Open Thread | Disco Week: Various Artists

Thought we’d have some fun with disco this week. Disco is a genre of music that peaked in popularity in the late 1970s, though it has since enjoyed brief resurgences including the present day.[10] The term is derived from discothèque … Continue reading

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Wednesday Open Thread | Native American Dance

The Gourd Dance is a type of Native American celebration dance and ceremony. It is believed that the dance originated with the Kiowa tribe. Gourd dances are often held to coincide with a pow-wow, although the Gourd Dance has its … Continue reading

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Tuesday Open Thread | Native American Dance

The sun dance is a religious ceremony practiced by a number of Native American and First Nations Peoples, primarily those of the Plains Nations. Each tribe that has some type of sun dance ceremony has their own distinct practices and … Continue reading

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Monday Open Thread | Native American Dance

Rain Dance – This ceremonial dance is performed by numerous agricultural peoples, especially in the southwest, where summers can be extremely dry. The ceremony was performed to ask the spirits or gods to send rain for the tribes ‘ crops. … Continue reading

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Sunday Open Thread

Hope you’re enjoying this weekend with family and friends.

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Saturday Open Thread

I hope you’re enjoying this weekend with family and friends. Published on Apr 4, 2014 This week, the President wrapped up a six day trip to Europe and Saudi Arabia, spoke on the success of the first open enrollment period … Continue reading

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Friday Open Thread | Sting Week

I hope you have enjoyed this week with Sting.

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