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Author:  Basheva [ Tue May 29, 2001 5:02 am ]
Post subject:  National Tap Dance Day - Awards

From the New York Times:<P><B>Tap Dancers Celebrate Their Day With Awards</B><P>By JACK ANDERSON <BR> <BR> <BLOCKQUOTE><font size="1" face="Verdana, Arial">quote:</font><HR>Tap dancers young and old made joyful noises in "Tap Extravaganza 2001," a program of performances and award presentations produced by the New York Committee to Celebrate National Tap Dance Day on Sunday night at Town Hall.<P>Flo-Bert Awards, named after Florence Mills and Bert Williams, two Broadway performers, went to Delilah Jackson, a dance historian, and Jeni LeGon, who in 1935 at age 17 was the first black woman to receive a long-term movie contract from MGM. Ms. LeGon's charm was evident in excerpts from her films. The presentations were made by Jean Bach and Dianne Walker.<HR></BLOCKQUOTE><P><BR><A HREF="http://www.nytimes.com/2001/05/29/arts/29TAP.html" TARGET=_blank><B>MORE...</B></A><BR>

Author:  Azlan [ Fri Jun 08, 2001 7:26 pm ]
Post subject:  Re: National Tap Dance Day - Awards

Part of the National Tap Dance Day celebrations:<P> <BLOCKQUOTE><font size="1" face="Verdana, Arial">quote:</font><HR><B>CLICKETY-CLACK<BR>Tap dancing isn't so easy, students at Golda Meir discover</B><P>GARY RUMMLER, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel<P>Anyone who watched dancers tapping their way through New York streets to open this year's Tony Awards knows that tap is alive and well.<P>Which is good. Because it may not have survived the kicking it got by students at Milwaukee's Golda Meir Elementary School.<HR></BLOCKQUOTE><P><A HREF="http://www.jsonline.com/news/metro/jun01/tap06060501a.asp" TARGET=_blank><B>More</B></A>

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