Category Archives: dancing

Katy Perry visits the Naval Academy

I don’t have very highfalutin taste in music, y’all. I love Britney, Gaga and Shakira. I frequently tune the satellite radio to 80s on 8. And I will listen to just about anything (except Ke$ha, Nicki Minaj, Ace of Base … Continue reading

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New ballet shoes!

Even better? They were only $4.95. Capezio was having a special. (Unfortunately, the free ballet shoes offer is over, but they are offering free shipping on “fashion legwear” through Sept. 30. If you’re interested, visit and use the code … Continue reading

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So, I’m clearly really behind in my “So You Think You Can Dance” viewing. But I just have to say: I love this song. I love this girl. I love this dance. That’s all.

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I heart plies and legwarmers

As you may recall, I started taking an adult ballet class in the fall. Now we’ve just started the new semester. But it seems I’m not the only one hitting the barre. Apparently undeterred by the ripping of flesh and … Continue reading

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Black leotard, pink tights

This is not about eating or swimming, but it is marginally about shopping: A few weeks ago, I signed up for ballet at Maryland Hall. Those who knew me in elementary school will not be surprised at all by this … Continue reading

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National Dance Day

National Dance Day is coming up, y’all! As the “So You Think You Can Dance” viewers among us know, it is July 31. And hip-hop choreographers Tabitha and Napoleon (aka Nappytabs) have created a dance you can learn if you … Continue reading

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Free performances at the Kennedy Center

Want to see the Suzanne Farrell Ballet, Smokey Robinson, Mambo Sauce and other awesome dancers, musicians and poets free? The Kennedy Center is hosting three nights of free performances as part of a 50-state “Arts in Crisis” tour. The title … Continue reading

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