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:
[http://arnoldzwicky.org/2010/06/26/gay-disco/]
gay dance clubs

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

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

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

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

4/13/13: Four more obits:
[http://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:
[http://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:
[http://arnoldzwicky.org/2013/05/30/portmanteau-news/]
prancercise, Jazzercise, and other portmanteaus

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

7/13/13: twerking:
[http://arnoldzwicky.org/2013/07/13/twerking/]
the dance move twerking

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

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

12/29/13: More art and porn:
[http://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:
[http://arnoldzwicky.org/2014/12/16/peter-and-the-wolf/]
Isaac Mizrahi staging of the entertainment, with choreography by John Heginbotham

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

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

3/10/15: Dance time:
[http://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:
[http://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:
[http://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:
[http://arnoldzwicky.org/2015/06/23/morning-name-la-bayadere/]
the ballet (in two versions)

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

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

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

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

8/16/15: Dance and the male body:
[http://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:
[http://arnoldzwicky.org/2015/09/07/roberto-bolle/]
ballet dancer Bolle; photos of him by Bruce Weber

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

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

9/28/15: Morning Name: Ritual Fire Dance:
[http://arnoldzwicky.org/2015/09/28/morning-name-ritual-fire-dance/]
music by Manuel De Falla

10/19/15: Rafe on display:
[http://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:
[http://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:
[http://arnoldzwicky.org/2015/11/03/minstrelsy/]
origin of tap dancing in minstrelsy

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

11/15/15: Les Danseurs:
[http://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:
[http://arnoldzwicky.org/2015/12/05/tchaikovskys-polish-symphony/]
George Balanchine’s ballet Jewels

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

1/10/16: Dance time:
[http://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:
[http://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:
[http://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

10/2/17: Two musical flash mobs:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2017/10/02/two-musical-flash-mobs/]
line dance for “Achy Breaky Heart”

12/17/17: Xmas follies 2017: the shirtless men of the season:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2017/12/17/xmas-follies-2017-the-shirtless-men-of-the-season/]
pole dancer Domenico Vaccaro; pole dancing as erotic performance, fitness activity, sport

2/26/18: Dancing with the cars:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2018/02/26/dancing-with-the-cars/]
Bolshoi Ballet; dancer Jacopo Rissi in Etudes

2/28/18: Ballet Down the Highway:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2018/02/28/ballet-down-the-highway/]
gay porn flick about (among other things) male ballet dancers

2/28/18: Nanette Fabray:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2018/02/28/nanette-fabray/]
dancing in The Band Wagon

3/8/18: Michael Siemon:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2018/03/08/michael-siemon/]
Morris dance

3/11/18: Annals of sport/art:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2018/03/11/annals-of-sport-art/]
pole dancer Peter Holoda, figure skater Adam Rippon

4/1/18: Easter Fool’s:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2018/04/01/easter-fools/]
Yoav Bosidan

4/1/18: Dancer faces:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2018/04/01/dancer-faces/]
Alexander Fost, Ransom Wilkes-Davis, Emanuel Abruzzo

4/18/18: limbo dancers:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2018/04/18/limbo-dancers/]
limbo dancing

3/17/19: V me, I’m Irish:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2019/03/17/v-me-im-irish/]
ballet Le baiser…

5/1/19: The May flower:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2019/05/01/the-may-flower/]
can-can dancer Jane Avril

5/19/19: Great twerks of the 19th century:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2019/05/19/great-twerks-of-the-19th-century/]
twerking

5/22/19: Tsviki from Belarus:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2019/05/22/tsviki-from-belarus/]
dance academy in Halloran Beach FL

5/24/19: The ballet of Mango Meshman:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2019/05/24/the-ballet-of-mango-meshman/]
invented ballet form Mango Ballet

7/1/19: O Canada baby, ripple my maple leaves!:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2019/07/01/oh-canada-baby-ripple-my-maple-leaves/]
Chippendales dancers

11/27/19: Dancing against homophobia:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2019/11/27/dancing-against-homophobia/]
French dancer-acrobats Guillaume and Arthur on French tv

2/12/21: Celebrating Valentine’s Day 2: the fay porn actors:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2021/02/12/celebrating-valentines-day-2-the-gay-porn-actors/]
tango and flamenco (real and ersatz)

2/21/21: Ruthie misunderstands:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2021/02/21/ruthie-misunderstands/]
Polish folk dances; the polka; dances with essential props; pole dancing, fan dancing, bubble dancing; Sally Rand


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