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PostPosted: Mon May 20, 2002 12:52 am 
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White tie and tails may face last dance
By Ruth Gledhill in The Times


BALLROOM dancing’s traditional white tie and tails are under threat on the eve of the British Open Championships in Blackpool.
Modernisers believe that the outfits are increasingly out of place, exposing ballroom dancing to ridicule among the young, and are not in keeping with the image of what has become an Olympic-recognised sport.

The rule change is proposed to the British Dance Council by the Glagow-based British Association of Teachers of Dancing. Although the council will not debate it until it meets in July, the proposal was timed to appear in the journal Dance News on the eve of this week’s British Open.

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Pair waltz through 70 years of marriage
by KATIE EMSLIE for the Scotsman

he and her husband Andrew, who taught ballroom dancing in Edinburgh for two decades, have her brother Alec to thank for their lifelong union.

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From the Contra Costa Times,

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Breaking out the dancing shoes
By Chuck Barney / CONTRA COSTA TIMES
The happy hoofers who strut their stuff on "Dancing with the Stars," television's runaway hit of the summer, make it look oh so easy.


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