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Notes To Self:

Learn to swing dance.
Find husband.
Choreograph adorable swing dance routine to Benny Goodman’s “Sing Sing Sing” which is pretty much the best first dance I’ve ever seen in my life.

No sweat. I’m on it. [Vimeo] … READ MORE »


Love & Sex

I met Brian*, on OKCupid. He was a handsome blonde with fantastic taste in clothes. Heliked to cook, had a stable, admirable job, and played the ukulele on the side. It was all very cute. And so was he.

I imagined myself dating him for a long time, setting up a little homestead… READ MORE »


Entertainment

What happens when a girl, armed with only her iPod, decides to take her dancing out of her bedroom and into the streets, er, well, the mall? Hello Giggles sent correspondent Angela to the Galleria Mall in Sherman Oaks, California, to find out. [YouTube] … READ MORE »


Entertainment

Everyone should see “The Nutcracker” ballet at least once in their lifetime. And if you’re demented like me, you should see the ballet/burlesque fusion show “The Slutcracker” at least once, too!

Whereas traditional ballet celebrates poise and elegance,  “The Slutcracker” turns the traditional Christmastime show on its head with satirical, saucy performances involving… READ MORE »


Entertainment

The ’70s were a wild ride, man. The dogs were going crazy. Everybody was dancing. The party never ended. And then the suddenly the ball dropped and it was the ’80s, and everybody was in banking. Total bummer, dude. [YouTube] … READ MORE »


Entertainment

Thank you, Mr. Ghetto, for teaching us the latest dance craze, the Walmart bounce. Whatta whatta whatta whirl! It’s true! Da club is so over, the new hot spot to meet somethin’ is Walmart. It makes perfect sense. Everything a lady needs to stay sassy and classy can be found in the aisles of… READ MORE »


Entertainment

In this case Happiness is a person on Ireland’s “Got to Dance” and not a human emotion. But her scat-inspired dance moves make me feel happier than I’ve felt in days. Every now and then someone comes along and reminds you what a joy it is to be alive. Happiness, I thank you. [TheREAD MORE »


Entertainment

It was only a matter of time — like, say, 20 years — before southern rap would inevitably pair itself off with ’90s Hawaiian shirt comedy “Weekend at Bernie’s.” This track from rappers I.S.A, “Movin’ Like Berney,” encourages listeners to dance like the film’s eponymous dead guy. Your move, Andrew McCarthy. [Moviefone] … READ MORE »


Entertainment

Confession: I was a clogger in elementary school. So I love that these two Irish dancers—Cleary & Harding—have taken the principles of the dance and brought it to their hands. Hawt. … READ MORE »


Entertainment

A space usually reserved for window washers and people calling themselves “The Human Fly,” the towering sides of skyscrapers are now being taking over by Project Bandaloop. This dance troupe travels the world, trying to redefine how people perceive their surroundings. In this case, that means bounding around on the sides of buildings and… READ MORE »


Entertainment

I guess this cowboy hip-hop dance craze never caught on the way it should have. I say it’s not too late. I’ve been doing the country version of the running man and the Roger Rabbit for years now and didn’t even know it. Who’s with me? Let’s bust a move. [BuzzFeed] … READ MORE »


Crystal Light

When I was 4 years old I was in my first play. When my big, finale scene came along I was supposed to sweep a moneybag down from a chimney and rejoice. But when the moneybag was not in its place, I was forced to think on my feet and come up with a new… READ MORE »


Entertainment

Is it possible to adopt a child via YouTube? Because I would like to adopt this tiny dancehall queen. She is six. She is French. She is grooving to “Décalé Gwada.” And she has more moves than I’ll ever have in my life. You go, girl! [Scanner] … READ MORE »


Style

Most of us gave up our prima ballerina dreams right around plié. We’re starting to think we should have stuck with things, because apparently the payoff can include dancing your heart out in Chanel’s couture atélier. The lucky ballerina who got to do it was Elena Glurdjidze, a member of the English National Ballet, who… READ MORE »


News

1. Janet Jackson, “If” You may be saying to yourself, “Wait, why not ‘Rhythm Nation’?” Because everyone assumes that “Rhythm Nation” is Janet’s best dance video, but it’s not. “If” is much dirtier. See for yourself.

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News

Summer TV usually sucks, but the one show I am always so psyched for is So You Think You Can Dance. Produced by the American Idol team, SYTYCD features some of the most talented people I have ever seen on a reality TV show, without any of the annoying schmaltz. The first episode… READ MORE »


News

Gaining weight often makes women better dancers because they have something to shake, if you know what we mean. Case in point: Belly dancers — and a London ballet company couldn’t agree more. Balletlorent is looking for 12 pregnant women to join the cast of their next production “MaEternal.” The Artistic Director, Liv Lorent, who… READ MORE »


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