A cheap nightclub. Burgundy curtains around a stage, surrounded by lamps and drunken men; a globe reflects its silver light on the cool metal pole, and a provocative girl spins sensually around, stripping off for money. This is the imaginary scenario when people hear the words “pole dance”, but knowing the origin of this intriguing activity reveals how this is more about prejudice than reality.
The photos here are selected from a series of portraits taken at Kingston recording studio Channel One in 1984. Young artists gathered around the studio all day, waiting for auditions or for their time to step inside and voice a piece over of one of the popular rhythm tracks.
I was home late at night again; I was thirteen going on thirty. The dining room fixture shone brightly down onto the table, like a beacon of sorts. I sat there with my copy books and my pens, and wrote. It was the summer before I was going to start high school.
Beautiful Buenos Aires, home to Evita Peron, birthplace of the tango and today a rich, vibrant culture that begs for a journey to the city called “the Montreal of South America.”
Gangnam style is a globally known dance party, but who is the guy in gangnam style? How did he become so famous, and where is he from? All I know is he’s definitely awesome.
You are supposed to laugh, you are supposed to make other people laugh… *with* you. Dance Walk like everybody’s watching. And love it!
This week, my husband and I attended Ottawa’s opening night of Svengali, a performance from the Royal Winnipeg Ballet, at Canada’a National Arts Centre. Although I’m not a professional art critic and my dance training is so far behind me that I couldn’t recall the names of certain moves even under duress, I thought an […]
Guest Author Martha Farley gives us a fun look at the ever romantic dance … the Tango!
Rosie Bitts is doing a one women show! Follow Rosie backstage and find out what it really takes to create an amazing theatrical production.
The life of a burlesque artist is definitely not all leisure. How does Rosie Bitts manage such a hectic schedule and still manage to look so divine all the time? Watch her video diary for some for burlesque bustle.