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 Dr Vasundhara Doraswamy and her dancers after the Louisville KY performance of 'Sri Krishna Madhuryam' in Louisville KY.
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I keep thinking I'm done with my article about Sol Bloom and belly dance at the Chicago World's Fair, but then it turns out that I am not.
#SolBloom   #ChicagoWorldsFair   #BellyDance
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Shira agree to the hilt. This dance is suffering because of instant dancers. We all remember the 6 class wonders. Or was it 10. They are still with us only way more now. There is always so much to learn. I love it. Every day brings new things to be researched out b
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Troupe Samovar logo by Tim Huynh, 2007.  
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+Nicolette Boese , who has joined the +Samovar Dance Company  as a dancer, also runs a tea shop, which means she does publicity for the tea shop, which means we have this to enjoy:
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An Indian dancer and writer describes Anna Pavlova's influence on modern Indian dance.
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A short, succinct, rather hilarious video during which several Tribal Names describe what they do and why it is different from other styles.  The narrator cleverly organized the interviews from Carolina of FCBD (who has a plan and an explanation, for sure!) through Amy Sigil (who would prefer to be called a world dancer at the point that this video was made) to Rachel Brice (who wasn't sure how to describe what she does or what she'll be doing next year).
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I spent Saturday afternoon at the theatre watching a dance concert (Sri Krishna Madhuryam) depicting the life of Krishna. Dr Doraswamy's produced this show and it was performed in Louisville KY in the USA.   The concert was a year in the making, with original music commissioned for the work and dancers from all over the world coming in for a month of rehearsals. 'Epic' would be a good word to describe it.. The music was both amazing and appropriate at all times, poignant to slapstick to heroic. The dancer who sang the opening invocation had a voice like an angel, my thanks! The acting by the senior Bharatanatyam dancers was delicious and fully engaging in the full range of emotion from comedy to villany to tragedy. The concert was over two hours long and kept me on the edge of my seat the whole time.
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I can see why you are happy to have those moves back in your repetoire.  Delicious, yes!
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my students are so tired of working on that side step shimmy with me! haha
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"There is no place for arrogance in the arts, but neither is there room for doubt or a perpetual need for affirmation. If you come to me with doubts about a particular move in a piece, or if you come to me and ask if what you've written has truth and power in it, these are doubts I can handle and respect. But if you come to me and moan about whether or not you really have a place in the dance or the theatre or in film, I'll be the first person to pack your bags and walk you to the door. You are either admitting that you lack the talent and the will, or you are just looking for some easy attention. I don't have time for that. The world doesn't have time for that. Believe in your worth and work with a will so that others will see it. That's how it is done; that's how it was always done." --Martha Graham
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Very pithy quote.  Well worth pondering.
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"If there was a house with three girls in it, 
It only took three boys to make a dance.
You'd see a glimmer where McKeown's once was
And follow it till it became a house.
But maybe they'd have gone on, up the hill
To Loughran's, or made across the grazing,
Somewhere else.  All those twistings and turnings,
Crossroads and dirt roads and skittery lanes:
You'd be glad to get in from the dark.

"And when you did get in, there'd be a power
Of Poitin.  A big tin creamery churn, 
A ladle, those mugs with blue and white bars.
Oh, good and clear like the best of water.
The music would start up.  This one ould boy
Would sit by the fire and rosin away,
Sawing and sawing till it fell like snow,
That poitin was quare stuff.  At the end of
The night you might be fiddling with no bow.

When everyone was ready, out would come
The tin of Tate and Lyle's Golden Syrup,
A spoon or a knife, a big farl of bread.
Some of those same boys wouldn't bother with
The way you were supposed to screw it up.
There might be courting going on outside,
Whisperings and cacklings in the barnyard;
A spider thread of gold-thin syrup
Trailed out across the glowing kitchen tiles
Into the night of promises, or broken promises."
--Ciaran Carson
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Carmine's Doubek rhythm cheat-sheet is the best portable cheat-sheet on the Web.  (Prints as two nicely-formatted pages.)Several other contenders have appeared and then disappeared from the Web over the past several years... a life-span of decades in Web time, maybe, but annoyingly ephemeral to me. 
#doubek  #rhythms
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The first in a 3-part series on Ram Gopal, which includes some of the most famous clips of his dancing.
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Fiddle player, costume maker, dance enthusiast, programmer, requirements analyst.  I am considered the epitome of feminine grace and tact .... in New York City.  Momster to three grown children.
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She's been my dentist for several years. Whatever problems she may have had with records handling were probably before her office automated their billing and scheduling; I've had nothing but fast and accurate billing and work estimates (her brother runs the office, and he is very efficient). Her office has done cleaning, filling, and bridgework and handled emergencies with dispatch. She and her staff care a lot about the quality of their work. In short, I'm a fan.
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He overhauled two fiddles for me and did it to my great satisfaction. He also has a nice stock of fiddles and bows; he sold me a 3/4 carbon bow for my travelling violin that he just 'happened' to have tucked away. A lovely place and a knowledgeable luthier. I am VERY fortunate to have him in my neighborhood!
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