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  • Ballet When Dance
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    Ballet When dance appeared as a popular, and common, form of entertainment in the late fifteenth and sixteenth centuries performances included mixtures of acrobatics, speech and song. The performances were created on a large scale for those of royalty and on a smaller scale for the more common people. The entertainment in the court often held that of a political agenda. These dances were used to show off the court' magnificent appearance and were written and conceived as subtle propaganda. For i...
  • Dance Into Public Schools And Colleges
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    Dancing is a form of art that allows many children to express themselves through body motion while developing many skills. Children throughout the world have been dancing since the day they began walking. When a child to take their first steps and puts together the simplest combination of movements, that would be considered as dancing. Music also plays a major role in the development of children understanding dance, because it is can be used as an accompaniment, and can help children get a bette...
  • Great Expressions Through The Art Of Dance
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    Explain how love in our culture is expressed through music or dance Throughout history society has shown many signs of love through dance. Amazingly for many years expressing one's feelings has been done through art, poetry, music, or dance. Out of all of the expressions of love, men and women seem to find great expressions through the art of dance. The different dances in our culture shows different expressions of love. "Castle and Irene Vernon, husband-and-wife team of exhibition ballroom danc...
  • Basic Steps Of Country Line Dance
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    "Reflections on Country Line Dancing" "Don't tell my heart, my achy breaky heart; I just don't think you'd understand". Who knew that the 1993 smash hit, "Achy Breaky Heart", by Billy Ray Cyrus would be the turning point that would cause country line dancing to become a worldwide phenomenon. Despite differing opinions on the exact history, it is evident that country line dancing is an extension of past social dance forms and is representative of the social, economic, and political state of the U...
  • Dance's Information To The Surrounding Worker Bees
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    Communication Among Honeybees In every bee hive there are three types of bees, a queen, drones, and many workers. The lone queen honeybee is a fertile female, while the drone honeybees are males that are exclusively used for reproduction. It is the many worker honeybees, infertile females, that are responsible for foraging for food. For hundreds of years biologists and naturalists have noticed that the worker honeybees do not all go out to search for food at the same time, but rather send out sc...
  • Techniques Of Dance Therapy With Cardiac Patients
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    Dance therapy is a type of psychotherapy that uses movement to further the social, cognitive, emotional, and physical development of the individual. Dance therapists work with people who have many kinds of emotional problems, intellectual deficits, and life-threatening illnesses. They are employed in psychiatric hospitals, day care centers, mental health centers, prisons, special schools, and private practice. They work with people of all ages in both group and individual therapy. Some also enga...
  • Entertainment With The National Gramophone
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    Entertainment Editorial Everyday life has had so many recent advancements. All the time new inventions are becoming available to the public. These inventions will help make the country be great and rise above all the others. Many of these new inventions are helping to make our country better because they make some things available in the homes that never were before. Once you would have to go out in the evening if you wanted to go out dancing with your wife. Well now dancing has been brought to ...
  • Ballet And The Second Dance
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    Fairy Tales I love to see Professional Dances, such as ballet and Riverdance. But what is even better is seeing dancers who aren't professionals. I love going to see Dance Studios Dance Recitals. What I really like about them is that it shows up much people like to dance, but doesn't show true talent. Not to long ago I attended Dave Ragnacci's School of Dance recital, Fairy Tales. This play was set up as if every scene was a fairy tale story. When the curtain opened, it started, as the dancers w...
  • Swing Dance
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    Jazz Biography Frankie Manning Frankie Manning was born at Jacksonville, Florida in 1914. At a young age he moved to Harlem along with his mother who was also a dancer. Frankie Manning began dancing at a young age and when he was in his early teens he danced at a Sunday afternoon dance at the Alhambra Ballroom in Harlem to the music of Vernon Andrade. Later he danced at the Rennaissance Ballroom that played swing dance by the Claude Hopkins Orchestra. As Manning became a little older he danced a...
  • Social Environment Of A Couple In Loves
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    Love in today's world has been strongly effected by the social and artistic factors of the past. The question of how has the social environment, in which love is taking place, effected the people that are in love. In stories like Romeo and Juliet, the social environment is the major aspect of the main character love life. Because of their feuding families, their love almost did not, but at the same time, if their families where not in this situation, their love might not of been inspired in the ...
  • Freak Dance
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    Saturday night, May 15, 2004, was Lemoore High School's prom. As Lemoore principal Jim Bennett looked around the dance floor, he saw most of the guys dancing behind their dates, grinding their hips against the girls as the girls gyrated back against them. They were freak-dancing, which is how most people dance to hip-hop, but Mr. Bennett had always felt it was too sexual for a school event. 'It's [the same as] foreplay,' he says. During the last song of the night, a girl got on all fours and rub...
  • Sun Dance Ceremony For Four Days
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    Native American Ritual Dancing "It has often been said that the North American Indians 'dance out' their religions" (Vecsey 51). There were two very important dances for the Sioux tribe, the Sun Dance and the Ghost Dance. Both dances show the nature of Native American spirituality. The Ghost Dance and the Sun Dance were two very different dances, however both promote a sense of community. "The Sun Dance was the most spectacular and important religious ceremony of the Plains Indians of 19th-centu...
  • Narrator's First High School Dance
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    The short story "Red Dress" by Alice Munro is about a young girl's first high school dance. Her home and school environment determined her attitude towards the dance. This girl's home life was bad. She was constantly put down mentally by her mother, even in front of her friend Lonnie, to the point that the narrator envied Lonnie on account that her mother died and she lived alone with her father". 'I doubt if she appreciates it. ' She enraged me, talking like this to Lonnie, as if Lonnie were gr...
  • New Dance Clubs
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    Should government keep new dance clubs from opening because they are a place where drug abuse and fights happen No. Government should not have any authority to close the place unless there are violations going on with the business of the club, not with the customers. This is a violation of the first amendment rights, the freedom of speech, the freedom of nonverbal speech, the freedom to dance. Orange County Florida has recently voted to temporarily keep new late-night clubs from opening in the O...
  • New Style Of Dance
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    Dance has been a part of human history since the earliest records of human life (Praagh 30). Cave paintings found in Spain and France from 30,000 -10,000 BC had life-like drawings of dancing figures participating in rituals. They illustrated the prominence of dance in early human society. Later in the Renaissance Era a new attitude towards the body, the arts, and dance was originated. The courts of Italy and France became the center of new developments in dance, providing support to dancing mast...
  • Real Dance Class
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    When I was six years old, I wanted to be a dancer. I rented movies about dancing, watched ballets on television, and liked to dance around my room to classical music, pretending I was the star of a beautiful ballet. I had always been too young to join a real dance class. Of course there were those "Mommy and me" classes for babies, and then the "creative dance" classes that consisted of toddlers spinning and hopping around a dance floor, following no set chorography. But, now, being six, I could...
  • Dance
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    Dad's job relocations and dance. One kept me moving, one kept me grounded. I've lived in six states and seven cities: Indianapolis, IN; Racine, WI; New Brighton, MN; Denver, CO; Mission Viejo, CA; Milwaukee, WI. What have I learned from all of this moving? It's simple: a larger bedroom is better than a smaller one, having kids your own age in the neighborhood is a big plus, it's not so bad being around your family all the time, and there is always somewhere to find friends. Dance is what made mo...
  • Steps For Ballroom Dances
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    This paper focuses on the aspects of ballroom dancing. I chose this site because of a few reasons. The main factor is that I live on campus and I did not have a way to get to any of the other sites. Another reason that I chose to study ballroom dancing is because I got a little taste of it a few years ago. When I was in seventh grade there was a cotillion class offered. My mom singed me up for it against my will. At first I didn't want to go to the class, but after a couple of classes I was havi...
  • Dance And Language
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    What is dance and how does it relate to language? According to hyper dictionary. com, dance is the "artistic form of nonverbal communication" while language is "the mental form of verbal communication". From this, we know that dance and language are both forms of communication. The only difference is that dance is non-verbal and language is verbal. Although, if language is strictly verbal, then why is the way mute or deaf people communicate called Sign Language? If movement of the hands to conve...
  • There Are Many Advantages To Ballroom Dancing
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    Ballroom dancing is a fantastic sport created and produced by many different people who were involved in the dancing era. Ballroom dancing is great for all types of people and includes a variety of dances. Ballroom dancing is not only for competitive purposes but used as a recreational activity in many different countries all over the world. In 1928 Victor Silvester created the 'Modern Ballroom Dancing " style, which only included tango. His dancing style became the handbook of dancing internati...

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