Jan. 15th, 2011

Blast from the Past: Helena Polka

I'm beginning the process of uploading some older photos to Flickr (which also means scanning them.) Here's one from 1995, my senior year of high school.
Helena Polka
We're performing at the Slavic Heritage Festival at St. Thomas University - you can tell because of the hazardous tarp on the floor.
I LOVE this dance. It was my favorite of the fast circle dances, and the one that always got the best audience reaction. Plus it was hilarious to perform with Santa (my partner in this photo with a pillow stuck inside his Santa costume) at the annual Christmas show.

There are a few other new old photos up on Flickr, too.

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Sep. 3rd, 2010

Symphony of Science and other neat things

Last night one of my old friends had a birthday party - it was a "Swango Dance Party" and there were some very impressive dancers. I met up with more old friends, mostly from high school, and met some new people. I may need to check out the dance scene here - not club dancing, but social dancing. Apparently there's a thriving tango and swing culture that I've just missed.

Here, Symphony of Science, just to put a smile on your face (And in case the embedding doesn't work, you can just go watch it on youtube at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9Cd36WJ79z4:

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