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June 19, 2017, 10:51 am
WWAY NewsChannel 3Ashley's Adventures: Shag dancingWWAY NewsChannel 3Shag is just one of the many dance styles you can learn at Babs McDance Studio. (Photo: Ashley Sturm). WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) — It might look complicated, but basic shag dancing is …
June 17, 2017, 4:02 pm
American Dance Festival opens 40th season here with a night to rememberDurham Herald SunThe American Dance Festival's opening night program Thursday at Durham Performing Arts Center featured North Carolina artists in a wide variety of exceptional performa…
June 16, 2017, 9:33 pm
Dancers kick up their heels with Swing AshevilleWLOSASHEVILLE, N.C. (WLOS) — In this week's Carolina Moment, learn about a community of swing dancers who gather regularly right here in Asheville. Swing Asheville holds a dance every week on Tuesday n…
June 15, 2017, 1:03 am
News & ObserverNC dancers in spotlight at ADFNews & ObserverADF director Jodee Nimerichter found a lot to celebrate this summer in addition to the fact that this is the festival's 84th season. “I wanted to celebrate the history of being here…
June 11, 2017, 10:20 am
BlueRidgeNow.comSummer outdoor concerts abound in HendersonvilleBlueRidgeNow.comThe roots of Appalachian music and dance run deep in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Western North Carolina and have been passed down for generations. The Street Dance is ... Squa…
May 31, 2017, 9:05 pm
Asheboro Courier TribuneCloggers dance for trip to LondonAsheboro Courier Tribune“Not many people know much about clogging, but it is actually known as our state dance and is very popular in the Triad area. Our seven dancers won a National Title the…
May 26, 2017, 1:13 pm
New York Times'Dirty Dancing': Where Kellerman's Came to LifeNew York Times“Dirty Dancing” is one of the great sleeper hits in film history, a dance-filled love story starring Patrick Swayze and Jennifer Grey that moviegoers, especially women,…
May 25, 2017, 4:39 pm
Dancers answer: What's been best about Charlotte Ballet's Bonnefoux?Charlotte ObserverQ. Did Bonnefoux influence your company, Tu Dance? A. He was not just supportive, he encouraged us to be creative with our choices, and he encouraged us to utilize the n…
May 25, 2017, 1:35 am
WSPA.comLocals eager to see WNC people, places in 'Dirty Dancing' remakeWLOSWestern North Carolina (WLOS) — Excitement is building as the Dirty Dancing remake, shot across Western North Carolina, gets ready to debut on ABC 13. "Many of our guest or …
May 24, 2017, 8:26 pm
Black Star NewsBAM Presents -- Dance Africa 2017Black Star NewsThe company creates work rooted in contemporary, West African, old-school, and new-school hip-hop blended with an eclectic mix of dance and performance disciplines, including, breaking, poppin…

Salsa News


June 20, 2017, 12:16 am
Statesman Journal5 things to do in and around Salem June 23-25Statesman JournalDeepwood Wine & Jazz Fest welcomes the Ellen Whyte Trio and the Blue Gardenia Jazztet for an evening of music and pinot from several local vineyards and wineries, including…
June 18, 2017, 6:07 pm
KEYTLocal reporter competes in Oxnard Salsa Festival competition for charityKEYTSANTA BARBARA, Calif. - The Oxnard Salsa Festival will include one of our own this year. KEYT/KCOY/KKFX reporter Alys Martinez is participating in the festival's "Dancing With…
June 16, 2017, 3:38 pm
City Guide MagazineNYC's Best Salsa Clubs for Dancing the Night AwayCity Guide MagazineIf there's one type of music and dance that can get even those with two left feet up and moving, it's got to be salsa. A festive and upbeat style of dance, salsa .…
June 15, 2017, 8:54 pm
New York Times'Rhythm & Power': A Little Bling, a Little Politics, a Lot of SalsaNew York TimesA view of the Museum of the City of New York's new exhibition, “Rhythm & Power: Salsa in New York,” running through Nov. 26. Credit Jake Nau…
June 15, 2017, 6:05 am
Frederick News Post (subscription)Dancing with the stars: Frederick does salsa for Hispanic Cultural Night & DanceFrederick News Post (subscription)In 2009, she started a Meetup called Frederick Salsa that held events at the now-defunct Danielle's res…
June 11, 2017, 2:57 am
New York's PIX11 / WPIX-TVPuerto Rico Day celebration kicks off with night of salsa dancing in BrooklynNew York's PIX11 / WPIX-TVBROOKLYN — What better way to prepare for the Puerto Rican day parade tomorrow then to go to the 33rd annual Salsa Festi…
June 9, 2017, 2:13 pm
Officer.com (press release) (registration) (blog)Officer Becomes the Life of the Party With His Impressive Salsa DancingOfficer.com (press release) (registration) (blog)This officer is supposed to maintain law and order on the roads, but apparently anythi…
June 7, 2017, 3:02 pm
WDRBCalifornia cop wows crowd with salsa dancing skillsFox NewsOfficer Booker showed off his salsa dancing skills and danced with a festival-goer as a crowd cheered him on. Booker was fully uniformed with his heavy police belt as he twirled his delighted …
June 2, 2017, 12:00 pm
Love-love: Leo Liendo's dual passion for tennis and salsa dancingSaskatoon StarPhoenixThen a trim-figured Liendo enters, his willowy chiffon-draped partner in hand, and the two commence their demonstration – dancing salsa to a Latin rhythm with the …
May 25, 2017, 8:01 pm
Comcast SportsNet ChicagoBears' makeover continues with salsa dancing ex-Giants WR Victor CruzComcast SportsNet ChicagoCruz, whose trademark Salsa dance to celebrate touchdowns has been an NFL staple over his six seasons with the Giants, for whom he start…

Ballroom Dancing


June 19, 2017, 10:08 pm
kfor.comCombining disciplines at the Oklahoma Summer Arts Institute is easy on a ballroom dance floorkfor.comQUARTZ MT. STATE PARK, OKLAHOMA -- They are the very best high school students in Oklahoma, the best singers, the best players, dancers, actors, p…
June 18, 2017, 1:56 pm
Contractor finds passion in ballroom dancingIdaho StatesmanRobert Steiger doesn't remember what kind it was, but he remembers he was enjoying a sandwich as he stood outside the Academy of Ballroom Dancing in Northfield. He was looking through the window a…
June 16, 2017, 5:02 pm
Press of Atlantic CityBusinessman finds natural talent in salsa, ballroom dancingPress of Atlantic CityRobert Steiger, 65, of Egg Harbor Township, and teacher Mary Serpente, owner of Academy of Ballroom Dancing, rehearse for a Charleston, South Carolina, …
June 13, 2017, 6:02 pm
Indiana GazetteBallroom dance club plans next seasonIndiana GazetteThe board of directors of the Indiana Ballroom Dance Club is working on plans for 2017-18, the 29th year of the club that was formed in December 1989. Dinner-dances are scheduled monthly, …
June 10, 2017, 5:12 pm
Yahoo SportsOstapenko, from ballroom dancer to Grand Slam championYahoo SportsParis (AFP) - Jelena Ostapenko's first love was ballroom dancing but judging by the bruising manner in which she demolished Simona Halep to win the French Open, it could just as…
June 7, 2017, 4:13 pm
Daily MailWhy the elderly should be prescribed ballroom dancing: Doing the tango reduces their risk of falling and injuring ...Daily MailElderly people are being advised to take up tango and ballroom dancing to cut the risk of falling and injuring themsel…
June 5, 2017, 11:19 am
myfox8.com5th-grade students in Forsyth County take ballroom dancing classesmyfox8.comWINSTON-SALEM, N.C. -- Twice a week for 10 weeks, fifth-grade students in some Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools take ballroom dancing classes. "When we walk into a c…
June 1, 2017, 8:32 pm
Eurweb.comUrban Ballroom Dance Video Soars to the Top on YouTube (WATCH)Eurweb.com*Noted political analyst Earl Ofari Hutchinson announced today, Thursday, June 1 that his video Do You Wanna Urban Ballroom Dance L.A. now is the most ...Connecting Wit…
May 24, 2017, 11:18 pm
WWLLocal students experience world of ballroom dancingWWLThe teachers then take the dances back to their schools and teach students throughout the year with the goal of competing in May. The program is for first through seventh graders. “We don't fo…
May 23, 2017, 4:08 pm
Jennings Daily NewsJES STUDENTS SHINE AT BALLROOM DANCE COMPETITIONJennings Daily NewsA group of students from Jennings Elementary School (JES) recently got the opportunity to compete among Lake Charles-area schools in a regional ballroom dancing competit…
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