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Lee Remick in her chair

Lee Remick (1935 – 1991): on set in her first movie, Elia Kazan’s A Face In The Crowd (1957), about an Arkansas baton-twirling contest, won by Betty Lou (Lee Remick). 60 more words


Vlog Entry #11: Fall School Festival

Each year, on a Friday in October or November, public schools all over Korea host something known as Sports Day or School Festival. Students spend the day playing games (or in my school’s case, trying a bunch of different sports) and making crafts. 78 more words


Why Ballet Matters: answers to your burning questions

By: Jennie Becker,
Dance Director
Dance-Twirl Minnesota

Why does my dancer need to take ballet?
The short answer is that ballet is the basis for all movement styles including tap and hip hop. 596 more words

Hanging with Grand Baby

(Happy Birthday to my very first grand child Arya Kira today.  So to celebrate today I’m showing my favorite Arya Kira posts.  Originally posted 10/22/2014.  Enjoy!) 177 more words

Me And My Life

Closer Today Than Yesterday...

Never give up on your dreams.

Never give up on your hopes.

Never give up on you!

Sometimes it harder than you think to keep going and push through the pain.  149 more words

Baton Twirling

How to Recover: Sore Muscles

How to Recover: Sore Muscles

Every dancer has those days where their muscles are sore from the day before and now they are back in rehearsal trying to lift their leg or arm and it feels like 100 pounds. 226 more words

To Twirl or Not to Twirl

October 23, 2014 – To Twirl or Not To Twirl

Last night I was lucky enough to see “Kinky Boots”, the Broadway musical sensation with music by Cyndi Lauper about a shoe factory in England which takes on a niche market and creates thigh-high, sexy, stiletto heeled boots for transvestites in order to keep the company from going out of business. 838 more words