Tag Archive: 2012

al fresco fun

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This couple (Lemington Ridley and Lorcan Mullany) were fantastically expressive dancers, swapping lead and follow so seamlessly and dancing with such musicality it was difficult to focus on other dancers at the event.… Continue reading

Akademi at Arts in Parliament: Alarippu

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Alarippu is a ritualistic dance symbolising the blossoming of the body through gentle movements of the eyes, neck and limbs. The movements are typical of the Bharatanatyam style engaging in tempo variations climaxing… Continue reading

Playing with the Fuji X100

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A Place to Live When We Are Old Described as ‘a participatory public art project exploring attitudes towards old age through danz√≥n’,  I thought this was a delightful way to meet different people… Continue reading

Surprises Streb at Trafalgar Square

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Coming back into radio contact now after a very intense trip looking for brown bears, polar bears, moose, beluga whales and bison in Northern Canada. This shot is another that I took on… Continue reading

Belmont Freetown dances at the Trinidad and Tobago Cultural Village

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Belmont Freetown performed a passionately energetic piece moves at the launch of the Trinidad and Tobago Cultural Village One of the many aspects of my job that I love is the access I… Continue reading

Join the Ilford Olympic Flashmob!

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I chose this photograph of Isaac Fletcher giving a workshop to some of his younger students because of the forthcoming flashmob he’s organising. For more information see my post for Dance Today here… Continue reading

London Went Latin

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Yesterday I interviewed Leigh, who was responsible for the whole huge London Goes Latin event which was held on the last day of Big Dance. Part of this was a huge attempt to… Continue reading

a quiet moment

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I’ve chosen this shot from the Escuela de Baile school show because it’s not what most people would consider predictable. It’s not posed either, I just caught the moment. One of a series,… Continue reading

Silhouette: Flamenco at the Peacock

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In retrospect it was naive to think that I’d have the opportunity to rest after Big Dance ended. The Cultural Olympiad continues, the Mayor of London’s Summer Like No Other will go on… Continue reading

SurprisesSTREB’s Human Fountain at Trafalgar Square

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This is another shot from last week’s @SurprisesSTREB performances. I’ve chosen this performance because it’s one that has been less covered by the popular press, possibly because the rigid contraption from which the… Continue reading