Category Archive: Dance Journalism

A Marriage of Dance and Art; Love, Seduction and Courtship in the Renaissance

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Months ago, when the Metamorphosis: Titian exhibition still had a while to go, Ms Hedgehog and I decided to go to a guided lecture-tour on dance in Renaissance paintings. It was one of… Continue reading

Intensity in Performance

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Last night we were treated to an absolutely delicious Gaucho meal to promote their ‘underground dance night’ – an electro tango performance on the top floor with special cocktails as well as the… Continue reading

Researching influences on fandangos in Huelva

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The experiences I had in Huelva, during the first two days of this trip around Andalusia would have been a privilege even in times of economic plenty. Country representatives, those responsible for logistics,… Continue reading

Jondo on #WordyMonday

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“It’s Hondo” says Jackie. “Yes, Jondo” I reply. I’m staying with an old friend in Gibraltar while consolidating the information gathered from two days of research on the influences and growth of the… Continue reading

Wonderful Huelva

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What an incredible experience! The people at Cerro de Andevalo and the beautiful environmentally friendly boutique hotel Narayana Casa Camilo laid on an extraordinary night. This traditional flamenco from the area – from… Continue reading

Darcey Bussell agrees to be judge for Dance Photographer of the Year! #DancePOTY

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There’s not even a day left before I go to Andalusia on a photojournalistic tour of the cultural roots of flamenco and there are a hundred other things that must be done before… Continue reading

Dance Sensitivity Communication

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For any social dance to work pleasantly there must be consensus as to how to interact. In a milonga, tango dancers will move into the flow which is always anticlockwise. Even when a… Continue reading

Rain, Gene Kelly and Tommy Franzén

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Image: Dancing in the Rain (socially) at Dance Al Fresco, 2008 I’m really busy at the moment trying to get all the important things done before my upcoming surgery. That’s because I want… Continue reading

Ogygian

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Ribbon dancers at the Greenwich Cultural Festival (c) Carole Edrich 2010 The word for this week is Ogygian. Another word I had to look up when I first read it, I think it… Continue reading

Carribean dancers in the grounds of Greenwich Castle

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Both images: Caribbean Dancers at Greenwich Festival 2011 Looking back for images of warm bright weather I found these, part of one of many performances at Greenwich Festival in the grounds of Greenwich… Continue reading