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Washington Football Team Will Replace Cheerleaders With a Coed Dance Team

Washington Football Team Will Replace Cheerleaders With a Coed Dance Team

Washington Football Team Will Replace Cheerleaders With a Coed Dance Team Washington Football Team Will Replace Cheerleaders With a Coed Dance Team On a trip to Costa Rica in 2013 for the cheer team’s annual calendar shoot, five cheerleaders said, male sponsors were invited to photo shoots where the women were scantily clad or, at times, naked. Those cheerleaders said …

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Super Bowl 2021: The Weeknd unites a divided country on the dance floor with a slick, hyper-stylised halftime show

Super Bowl 2021: The Weeknd unites a divided country on the dance floor with a slick, hyper-stylised halftime show

Super Bowl 2021: The Weeknd unites a divided country on the dance floor with a slick, hyper-stylised halftime show Super Bowl 2021: The Weeknd unites a divided country on the dance floor with a slick, hyper-stylised halftime show The Weeknd, aka Canadian pop-R&B superstar Abel Makkonen Tesfaye, had no shortage of press in the lead-up to his Super Bowl LV halftime show. …

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Robert Cohan, 95, Dies; Exported Contemporary Dance to Britain

Robert Cohan, 95, Dies; Exported Contemporary Dance to Britain

Robert Cohan, 95, Dies; Exported Contemporary Dance to Britain Robert Cohan, 95, Dies; Exported Contemporary Dance to Britain Robert Cohan, a New York-born dancer and choreographer who changed the course of British dance by helping to establish an acclaimed contemporary dance company and school in London in the late 1960s, died there on Jan. 13. He was 95. His nephew, …

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Sunil Kothari, Eminent Scholar of Indian Dance, Dies at 87

Sunil Kothari, Eminent Scholar of Indian Dance, Dies at 87

Sunil Kothari, Eminent Scholar of Indian Dance, Dies at 87 Sunil Kothari, Eminent Scholar of Indian Dance, Dies at 87 Few critics or historians have been so central to the performing arts as Sunil Kothari was to the world of Indian traditional dance. As a critic, scholar and teacher of youthful energy, he explored India’s rich dance spectrum in at …

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The Royal Academy of Dance: From Music Hall to Ballet Royalty

The Royal Academy of Dance: From Music Hall to Ballet Royalty

The Royal Academy of Dance: From Music Hall to Ballet Royalty The Royal Academy of Dance: From Music Hall to Ballet Royalty “It is absolute nonsense to say that the English temperament is not suited for dancing,” Edouard Espinosa, a London dance teacher, said in 1916. It was only a lack of skilled teaching, he added, that prevented the emergence …

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Keep on moving: Celebrating six decades of dance spaces

<p>Partygoers take to the streets of Berlin during the 1994 Love Parade</p>

Keep on moving: Celebrating six decades of dance spaces Keep on moving: Celebrating six decades of dance spaces A new photography project curated by the Goethe-Institut is celebrating the story of club music and culture across 10 urban centres in Africa and Europe from 1960 to pre-pandemic March 2020. In a bittersweet tribute to communal spaces, Ten Cities looks at …

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Best Dance of 2020 – The New York Times

Best Dance of 2020 - The New York Times

Best Dance of 2020 – The New York Times Best Dance of 2020 – The New York Times Best of 2020 | Best Retrospectives | Best of the Street Gia Kourlas Best of 2020 The coronavirus has interrupted and upended the performing arts, but it’s also made something clear about dance: It isn’t beholden to a proscenium stage. Its visibility, …

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Jimmy Kimmel says US election is ‘closer than Donald and Ivanka at a father-daughter dance’

Jimmy Kimmel says US election is ‘closer than Donald and Ivanka at a father-daughter dance’

Jimmy Kimmel says US election is ‘closer than Donald and Ivanka at a father-daughter dance’ Jimmy Kimmel says US election is ‘closer than Donald and Ivanka at a father-daughter dance’ On Twitter, Kimmel joked that the race between Trump and Biden is “closer than Donald and Ivanka at a father-daughter dance”, referencing Trump’s bizarre behaviour towards his daughter, which many …

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Review: A Dystopian ‘Swan Lake’ Bridges Ballet and Modern Dance

Review: A Dystopian ‘Swan Lake’ Bridges Ballet and Modern Dance

Review: A Dystopian ‘Swan Lake’ Bridges Ballet and Modern Dance Review: A Dystopian ‘Swan Lake’ Bridges Ballet and Modern Dance CLERMONT-FERRAND, France — Onstage, 26 dancers. In the audience, 550 masked people. And in the theater’s restaurant, a full dining room of happily chatting patrons. Welcome to France, where the performing arts world is making a herculean effort to start …

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Carol Paumgarten, ‘Den Mother’ to a Dance Scene, Dies at 76

Carol Paumgarten, ‘Den Mother’ to a Dance Scene, Dies at 76

Carol Paumgarten, ‘Den Mother’ to a Dance Scene, Dies at 76 Carol Paumgarten, ‘Den Mother’ to a Dance Scene, Dies at 76 Carol Paumgarten, the co-founder and longtime artistic director of Steps on Broadway, a dance studio that became a sweaty New York institution that indiscriminately welcomes elite ballerinas, children in leotards and everyday New Yorkers with “Flashdance” fantasies, died …

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