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Club Tropicana: George Michael Was A Dance Music Pioneer

Tom Cridland | Posted 18.05.2017 | UK Entertainment
Tom Cridland

On going solo with the Faith album, however, we begin to see how creative he could be in his songwriting process creating hit dance records but whilst merging other genres.

'Drunken' Brawl Breaks Out During Michael Flatley's Lord Of The Dance

The Huffington Post | Sara C Nelson | Posted 14.04.2017 | UK

A brawl broke out at a theatre during a performance of Michael Flatley’s Lord Of The Dance. Police scrambled to reports of eight people fighting in ...

Don't Make Your Kids Quit Dancing To Study

Karen Laing | Posted 10.04.2017 | UK Parents
Karen Laing

Quitting all fun stuff doesn't encourage discipline. If anything, I'd argue we need to show our children how their dance or exercise can help with their exam revision. It can help manage stress and re-focus their brain.

It's Still A Man's World: Gender Inequality In The Arts

Nicky Goulder | Posted 22.03.2017 | UK
Nicky Goulder

Nicky Goulder working with a participant during a Create project Earlier this month it was inspiring to see high-profile and widespread recognition o...

How To Get Back Into The Dating Game At 70

Stella Ralfini | Posted 17.03.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Stella Ralfini

First on my list is to find a suitor. My challenge as a 70 year old is reeling in a man who still has fire in his belly as opposed to the 'been there, done that, let's watch TV' type. The challenge doubles because toy boys don't do it for me, and men my age want someone considerably younger.

My Son, The Ballet Boy

Emma Clarke | Posted 17.03.2017 | UK Parents
Emma Clarke

I danced when I was younger. My mother was a dance teacher, so dance is in his blood, in his body. I felt that rather than force him to go to a lesson, I'd wait and let things unfold. My worry was that if I pushed him too soon, he'd be put off. He had to feel ready. He had to be enthusiastic. He had to want to do it.

D Is For DJ Dan (An A-Z Index Of Bad Dates, Exes & Aubergine Emojis)

Stephen Bailey | Posted 09.03.2017 | UK Comedy
Stephen Bailey

"I am somebody who is looking for love. Real love. Ridiculous. Inconvenient. Consuming. Can't live without each other love" - Carrie Bradshaw said thi...

Great-Grandma Gets Her Groove On At Her 100th Birthday Party

The Huffington Post | Brogan Driscoll | Posted 02.03.2017 | UK Lifestyle

A great-grandmother has proven that age ain’t nothing but a number, by dancing on her 100th birthday party. The centenarian was filmed grooving to B...

These Dancers Just Took Ed Sheeran's 'Shape Of You' To A Whole New Level

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 24.02.2017 | UK Lifestyle

If your obsession with ‘Shape Of You’ is wearing thin, prepare to get back on that hype train. A duo have made us fall in love with Ed Sheeran’s...

This Dance School Got Girls To Bring Along Their Dads For Valentine's Day

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 15.02.2017 | UK Parents

No parent wants to imagine their child spending Valentine’s Day alone. So a dance school in the USA encouraged their students to invite their dad fo...

How To Be The Best Dancer In The Club, According To Science

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 10.02.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Next time you’re on a night out, be sure to channel your inner Shakira. New research has identified the moves that make women a “good dancer” i...

Dancing Police Officer Wows Internet After 'Fight' He Was Called To Break Up Turns Out To Be Dance Off

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 09.02.2017 | UK Lifestyle

A police officer has wowed the internet with his moves after a “fight” he was called to break up turned out to be a dance off. Constable Jarod Sin...

This Dance To JT's 'Cry Me A River' Blows Every Other Contemporary Routine Out Of The Water

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 02.02.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Justin Timberlake’s ‘Cry Me A River’ may have come out in 2002, but a dance troupe has just given it a new lease of life. With contemporary chor...

You Need To Watch These Dancers Break It Down To Ed Sheeran's 'Shape Of You'

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 01.02.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Be warned, the above video will make you want to dance immediately, whether you’re sitting at your desk or chilling on the train. The clip shows a g...

Fancy A Dance?

Jo Manoukian | Posted 19.01.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Jo Manoukian

I want to help these women and the women here in the UK at the same time. Hence, I have organised the #SheInspiresMeDance fundraising event, which will take place on Jan 25th at The Cafe de Paris, London. I am excited to bring together dynamic women to experience the adrenalin boost and feel good factor of this night of self expression.

Couple Nails 'Dirty Dancing' Routine At Wedding, Including *That* Lift

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 11.01.2017 | UK Lifestyle

When Lindsay Pergola and Richie Guarini performed a ‘Dirty Dancing’ routine at their wedding, nobody was left carrying a watermelon. The bride and...

Ballet Dancers On Why 'Christmas Wouldn’t Be The Same Without The Nutcracker’

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 21.12.2016 | UK Lifestyle

For dance lovers around the world, nothing says Christmas quite like ‘The Nutcracker’. Last year, more than 73,000 people went to see English Nati...

Santa And His Elves Just Nailed A Bhangra Dance Routine

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 13.12.2016 | UK Lifestyle

If you’re struggling to get in the Christmas spirit, this video is bound to help. The clip shows Santa, a group of elves and a rouge snowman dancing...

Can An Arts Education Save Future Careers In The Age Of Robots?

Andrew Fitzmaurice | Posted 05.12.2016 | UK
Andrew Fitzmaurice

The initial outcomes of our analysis illustrate the impact of a well-rounded education on improving soft skills such as creativity, confidence and problem solving. In addition to fostering a love of learning and an international perspective in our students, we are trying to prepare them with the skills needed to succeed in life; skills which can never be replaced by robots or automation.

Arts Education Should be Championed, Not Side-lined

Professor John Raftery | Posted 22.11.2016 | UK Universities & Education
Professor John Raftery

While it is seductively easy to solve a short term cash flow problem and close a course, it is much harder to open a new one, and so the decision to close should never be taken lightly. In these situations, it is a public interest focussed judgement. Arts education is not just good for society, it is civilization optimising and more should be done to ensure it is celebrated and protected.

Women Stuck In Six-Hour Traffic Jam Came Up With A Great Way To Pass The Time

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 16.11.2016 | UK Lifestyle

One group of women came up with a brilliant way to pass the time when they were trapped in six-hour traffic delays. After smog in Tai’an, China, ca...

Be Here Now: Mindfulness And Dance

Lola Maury | Posted 09.11.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Lola Maury

Taking notice of details within life; being curious, observing small gestures and moves happening between bodies, enjoying small moments is key to my wellbeing. And this is actually crucial for my work, because this is where my creative ideas come from. I need this time.

Photos Of Nude Dancers Capture The Sheer Strength Of Performers

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 02.11.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Please note: this article includes images containing nudity Being a professional dancer takes dedication, hard work and guts, which is exactly what p...

Cancer Patient's Dance Routine Is Guaranteed To Put A Smile On Your Face

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 21.10.2016 | UK Lifestyle

A cancer patient has inspired millions around the world by dancing her way through treatment with a smile. A video of Ana-Alecia Ayala busting a move ...

Chilling Dance Routine Hopes To Raise Awareness Of The Realities Of Domestic Abuse

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 14.10.2016 | UK Lifestyle

A powerful dance routine hopes to raise awareness of the reality of living in an abusive relationship, while encouraging victims of domestic abuse to ...