Tag: dance

Sep 22, 2014

Street Performers in South Africa Do Amazing Floating Hat Trick

Street Performers in South Africa Do Amazing Floating Hat Trick

This is awesome! Street performers in Soweto, Johannesburg, South Africa make their hats float with an ingenious technique and plenty of style. Filmed by Kim Davidson.

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Aug 3, 2014

Don’t Let Others Define You

Don’t Let Others Define You

Misty Copeland didn’t start ballet until the age of 13. Despite the late start and early rejection she persevered, becoming (by many accounts) the first African American female soloist for the American Ballet Theatre.

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Jul 22, 2014

If You’re Feeling Down, Just Watch This Guy Dance

If You’re Feeling Down, Just Watch This Guy Dance

If you’re ever feeling down just watch this video of an elderly gentleman grooving out. The video was originally posted to Facebook by Edgard Eleuterio Daza where it has been shared over 600,000 times! The video (embedded below) is captioned, “Forever Young” :)

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Jun 22, 2014

A Master Cellist and Street Dance Legend Get Together and Make Something Beautiful

A Master Cellist and Street Dance Legend Get Together and Make Something Beautiful

An incredible collaboration between master cellist Yo-Yo Ma and street dance legend Lil Buck. The performance, entitled The Dying Swan, was recorded by director Spike Jonze on his cell phone Yo-Yo Ma (born October 7, 1955) was a child prodigy and was performing by age five. The artist has recorded 75 albums, won 15…

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May 26, 2014

The Washington Ballet Perform Their Hardest Dance Moves

The Washington Ballet Perform Their Hardest Dance Moves

The Washington Post asked six dancers of the Washington Ballet to perform their most difficult dance moves in their repertoire. This is poetry in motion. Originally founded as The Washington School of Ballet in 1944 by legendary ballet pioneer Mary Day, The Washington Ballet (TWB) was incorporated as a professional company in 1976 and…

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Apr 12, 2014

The Art of Buugeng – The Visual Kaleidoscope

The Art of Buugeng – The Visual Kaleidoscope

Buugengs are ‘S-shaped’ objects that are spun and manipulated using a series of techniques to create an optical illusion known as the “visual kaleidoscope”. In this beautifully shot video entitled Flow, we see Buugeng performer Gustavo Ollitta manipulating a pair of buugengs with great skill and control. You can learn more about buugeng including…

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Jan 27, 2014

The Most Hypnotic Display of Human Coordination You Will See Today

The Most Hypnotic Display of Human Coordination You Will See Today

I’m not sure about the musical selection but the coordination demonstrated by these Thai soldiers is certainly impressive. Apparently the ‘domino effect’ can be quite hypnotizing! Fast forward to 2:06 for the human sound wave :)

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