Posts Tagged dance

Yoko Ono dance break!

Yoko Ono makes the world a better place with the help of some of her artist friends, including the Beastie Boys, Questlove, Cibo Matto, Ira Glass, Reggie Watts in a silver cape, Roberta Flack, Heems from Das Racist, and Mx Justin Vivian Bond.

Yoko Ono makes the world a better place with the help of some of her artist friends, including the Beastie Boys, Questlove, Cibo Matto, Ira Glass, Reggie Watts in a silver cape, Roberta Flack, ...

Lunch time dance party: “Chammak Challo”

I just got back from two weeks in India. My trip, which was mostly play but a little bit of work, was thought-provoking, and I hope to write about it here a little in the coming weeks.

However, because of the ten hour time difference, my body thinks it’s party time right now. Specifically, it’s Bollywood dance party time.

With that in mind, I give you Shahrukh Kahn and Kareena Kapoor in “Chammak Challo,” from the movie Ra.One. (Also, Akon. Did you know that Akon is big in Bollywood at the moment? Now you know).

Eat your sandwich, grab a few coworkers, and break it down.

I just got back from two weeks in India. My trip, which was mostly play but a little bit of work, was thought-provoking, and I hope to write about it here a little in the coming weeks.

However, ...

A day in the life of a Black ballerina

The new series “A Day in the Life” recently featured Misty Copeland, who is a soloist with the American Ballet Theater. Copeland is currently the only Black soloist at ABT and was for eleven years the only Black woman in the company. She’s also on track to become the company’s first ever Black woman principal.

“For Misty,” the narration of the episode notes from the start, “dance is more than just about performing. Being one of the only African American soloists has challenged Misty to not just be better at her craft, but also be an inspiration to girls who are just like herself.”

The episode features Copeland visiting a Boys and Girls Club to hang out with a class ...

The new series “A Day in the Life” recently featured Misty Copeland, who is a soloist with the American Ballet Theater. Copeland is currently the only Black soloist at ABT and was for eleven years the ...