Dance postings

postings on AZBlog on dance (popular dances, folk dance, modern dance, ballet) and dancewear

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6/26/10: Gay disco:
https://arnoldzwicky.org/2010/06/26/gay-disco/
gay dance clubs

1/16/12: Disco Duck:
https://arnoldzwicky.org/2012/01/16/disco-duck/
disco dancing

5/8/12: Swine Lake and Sendak:
https://arnoldzwicky.org/2012/05/08/swine-lake-and-sendak/
play on the ballet name Swan Lake

3/22/13: Dance belts:
https://arnoldzwicky.org/2013/03/22/dance-belts/
dance elts, ballet tights

3/24/13: The Trocks:
https://arnoldzwicky.org/2013/03/24/the-trocks/
The drag ballet troupe

4/13/13: Four more obits:
https://arnoldzwicky.org/2013/04/13/four-more-obits/
obit for dancer Maria Tallchief

4/15/13: Synthetic compounds and back-formation: go-go truth-telling:
https://arnoldzwicky.org/2013/04/15/synthetic-compounds-and-back-formation-go-go-truth-telling/
the back-formation go-go dance and its relatives

5/30/13: Portmanteau news:
https://arnoldzwicky.org/2013/05/30/portmanteau-news/
prancercise, Jazzercise, and other portmanteaus

7/9/13: Sexual lexical semantics:
https://arnoldzwicky.org/2013/07/09/sexual-lexical-semantics/
Jeppe Hancsen, dancer asked to leave Royal Winnipeg Ballet after doing porn

7/13/13: twerking:
https://arnoldzwicky.org/2013/07/13/twerking/
the dance move twerking

8/28/13: Twerk time:
https://arnoldzwicky.org/2013/08/28/twerk-time/
the dance move twerking and Miley Cyrus

9/4/13: One more twerk:
https://arnoldzwicky.org/2013/09/04/one-more-twerk/
the dance move twerking

12/29/13: More art and porn:
https://arnoldzwicky.org/2013/12/29/more-art-and-porn/
male photographer Bertil Nilsson’s series with nude dancers performing in natural landscapes

12/16/14: Peter and the Wolf:
https://arnoldzwicky.org/2014/12/16/peter-and-the-wolf/
Isaac Mizrahi staging of the entertainment, with choreography by John Heginbotham

12/24/14: mirlitons:
https://arnoldzwicky.org/2014/12/24/mirlitons/
“Dance of the Mirlitons” from the Nutcracker Suite

1/30/15: Doing the fandango, from Venango to Ilopango:
https://arnoldzwicky.org/2015/01/30/doing-the-fandango-from-venango-to-ilopango/
the dance the fandango

3/10/15: Dance time:
https://arnoldzwicky.org/2015/03/10/dance-time/
ad for a line of dancewear and dance shoes; ballet dancer Aaron Robison

3/23/15: More male dancers:
https://arnoldzwicky.org/2015/03/23/more-male-dancers/
two photos of male ballet dancers; Matthew Bourne gay versions of dances

6/11/15: Alternative to the dance belt:
https://arnoldzwicky.org/2015/06/11/alternative-to-the-dance-belt/
photo of male dancer with hands covering crotch

6/23/15: Morning name: La Bayadère:
https://arnoldzwicky.org/2015/06/23/morning-name-la-bayadere/
the ballet (in two versions)

7/9/15: Twyla Tharp, truncation, and more:
https://arnoldzwicky.org/2015/07/09/twyla-tharp-truncation-and-more/
on Tharp’s career in modern dance

7/22/15: Digitally disseminated folklore:
https://arnoldzwicky.org/2015/07/22/digitally-disseminated-folklore/
#2: male ballet dacer on a trapeze

7/26/15: Land of 1,000 Dances:
https://arnoldzwicky.org/2015/07/26/land-of-1000-dances/
song recorded by Wilson Pickett

7/26/15: Shirtless shark-fighting teens:
https://arnoldzwicky.org/2015/07/26/shirtless-shark-fighting-teens/
Chippendales dancers

8/16/15: Dance and the male body:
https://arnoldzwicky.org/2015/08/16/dance-and-the-male-body/
assortment of photos of male ballet dancers, including artist David Kawena’s photos of dancer Joseph Simons

9/7/15: Roberto Bolle:
https://arnoldzwicky.org/2015/09/07/roberto-bolle/
ballet dancer Bolle; photos of him by Bruce Weber

9/10/15: Let’s twist again:
https://arnoldzwicky.org/2015/09/10/lets-twist-again/
the dance the Twist

9/20/15: Back to Bayadère:
https://arnoldzwicky.org/2015/09/20/back-to-bayadere/
clips of male dancers in the ballet La Bayadère

9/2815: Morning Name: Ritual Fire Dance:
https://arnoldzwicky.org/2015/09/28/morning-name-ritual-fire-dance/
music by Manuel De Falla

10/19/15: Rafe on display:
https://arnoldzwicky.org/2015/10/19/rafe-on-display/
dance party (Bay of Pigs) at S.F.’s Dore Alley Fair

10/25/15: Sunday penis notes #1: the morning moose-knuckle:
https://arnoldzwicky.org/2015/10/25/sunday-penis-notes-1-the-morning-moose-knuckle/
photo of male ballet dancer doing morning stretches

11/3/15: Minstrelsy:
https://arnoldzwicky.org/2015/11/03/minstrelsy/
origin of tap dancing in minstrelsy

11/12/15: Dance: Friedemann Vogel:
https://arnoldzwicky.org/2015/11/12/dance-friedemann-vogel/
ballet dancer Vogel, photographed by Youn Sik Kim

11/15/15: Les Danseurs:
https://arnoldzwicky.org/2015/11/15/les-danseurs/
photographer Matthew Brookes book about the male dancers of the Paris Opera Ballet

12/5/15: Tchaikovsky’s Polish Symphony:
https://arnoldzwicky.org/2015/12/05/tchaikovskys-polish-symphony/
George Balanchine’s ballet Jewels

1/6/16: The New Year’s resolution:
https://arnoldzwicky.org/2016/01/06/the-new-years-resolution/
the bolero

1/10/16: Dance time:
https://arnoldzwicky.org/2016/01/10/dance-time-2/
4 male dancers in mid-air; male duo of Isaac Montllor and Jean Philippe Dry

2/2/16: Notes on male ballet dancers:
https://arnoldzwicky.org/2016/02/02/notes-on-male-ballet-dancers/
photo of three dancers at the barre; Joseph Gatti (with two compilations of him dancing); Gatti and Bradley Schlagheck; Jorge Barani

3/13/16: Two very different male body types:
https://arnoldzwicky.org/2016/03/13/two-very-different-male-body-types/
ballet dancer Marcelo Gomes (and Denis Matvienko

6/11/16: More male dancers flying in mid-air:
https://arnoldzwicky.org/2016/06/11/more-male-dancers-flying-in-mid-air/
Alvin Ailey company dancers

10/25/16: tail in the air:
https://arnoldzwicky.org/2016/10/25/tail-in-the-air/
various buttocks-out dances

11/3/16: Annals of musical instruments: improvised instruments:
https://arnoldzwicky.org/2016/11/03/annals-of-musical-instruments-improvised-instruments/
performance group Stomp

12/16/16: More on the gay Santa watch:
https://arnoldzwicky.org/2016/12/16/more-on-the-gay-santa-watch/
Mobile AL group Prancing Elites

3/3/17: He’s dancing with a laser up his butt:
https://arnoldzwicky.org/2017/03/03/hes-dancing-with-a-laser-up-his-butt/
Young Boy Dancing Group

3/17/17: Ben Rudisin:
https://arnoldzwicky.org/2017/03/17/ben-rudisin/
ballet dancer Rudisin

4/9/17: The trophy boys park the beef bus in tuches town:
https://arnoldzwicky.org/2017/04/09/the-trophy-boys-park-the-beef-bus-in-tuches-town/
Andrew Christian twerking video

7/3/17: Getting the comic:
https://arnoldzwicky.org/2017/07/03/getting-the-comic/
dancing dips

7/28/17: Cover me, slowly:
https://arnoldzwicky.org/2017/07/28/cover-me-slowly/
“Macarena”; dance settings of “Despacito”

8/9/17: Further adventures in cartoon understanding:
https://arnoldzwicky.org/2017/08/09/further-adventures-in-cartoon-understanding/
#7, 8: disco dancing, Saturday Night Fever

8/10/17: All the /do/s:
https://arnoldzwicky.org/2017/08/10/all-the-dos/
do-si-do


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