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 Post subject: Dance trivia and facts
PostPosted: Fri Aug 25, 2000 11:07 pm 
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Found this site with a list of dance trivia and facts. <A HREF="http://www.funtrivia.com/Entertainment/Dance.html" TARGET=_blank>http://www.funtrivia.com/Entertainment/Dance.html</A>


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 Post subject: Re: Dance trivia and facts
PostPosted: Sat Aug 26, 2000 1:50 am 
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I was amused by this one:<P>"To me, boxing is like a ballet, except there's no music, no choreography and the dancers hit each other."<P>------------------<BR>=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=<BR>Jeffrey E. Salzberg, Lighting Designer<BR>Online portfolio, now including "This Day in Arts History":<BR><A HREF="http://www.suncoast.quik.com/salzberg" TARGET=_blank>http://www.suncoast.quik.com/salzberg</A> <P><BR>

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 Post subject: Re: Dance trivia and facts
PostPosted: Sat Aug 26, 2000 5:00 am 
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I like the one with the comment by the studio executive about one of Fred Astaire's first screen tests. "Can't act, slightly bald, can dance a little."


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 Post subject: Re: Dance trivia and facts
PostPosted: Sat Aug 26, 2000 8:38 am 
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<BLOCKQUOTE><font size="1" face="Verdana, Arial">quote:</font><HR><BR>The tango originated as a dance between two men for partnering practice. <HR></BLOCKQUOTE><P>Hmm...I think this has been sanitised. I seem to remember from some programme notes that it was originally performed by men waiting their turn in houses of ill repute.


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PostPosted: Sat Aug 26, 2000 12:04 pm 
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Your version is certainly a richer, more intriguing description, Stuart.


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