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Shirley Temple dead at 85

Shirley Temple dead at 85 | Article Collection Dance 2A | Scoop.it

troniShirley Temple, iconic child star and Depression-era box office draw, has died in California aged 85.

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Electronic article, Sydney Morning Herald, Published on February 11 2014. This article reflects on the long life of Shirley Temple, a former child star who sang and danced her way into the many hearts of depression-weary moviegoers during the 1930s especially , who died earlier this year at the old age of 85. This article reflects on her achievements and life, early and late, and the simple wonder that she was. This article is an editorial, delivering the breaking news of an actress who has passed. This article aims to inform and celebrate her life, not as some gossip article. There are many pictures involved in this article, showing Shirley Temple from young ages to old ages, and showing her accomplishments and aspiring life. 

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'A Dancer Dies Twice': The Unique, Sad Challenge of Retiring From Ballet

'A Dancer Dies Twice': The Unique, Sad Challenge of Retiring From Ballet | Article Collection Dance 2A | Scoop.it
Acclaimed ballerina Wendy Whelan is just one of many professional dancers who find themselves struggling to transition into new careers as they hit middle age.
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The Atlantic Newspaper, digital copy published March 7. This article explores the life of a ballet dancer Wendy Whelan, late 40's, who has hit the dilemma of an early retirement from ballet. This editorial focuses around her life as a ballet dancer and the problems she has faced and had to overcome; labral tears in her hips, unemployment and job searching, financial stability and obviously much more. This article shows the hardships of the 'glorious and glamorous' life and some of the few methods that help. The aim of this article is to inform the reader of the hardships that a ballerina can face, and some of the methods found and tested in the aid of retirement and career changes. 

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Yorke Dance Project review – dance past, present and future

Yorke Dance Project review – dance past, present and future | Article Collection Dance 2A | Scoop.it
A blazing triple bill includes a triumphant debut by the teenage choreographer the Royal didn't want, writes Luke Jennings
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This editorial published by The Guardian is publicity for a performance and an editorial on a teenage choreographer that the Royal School of Ballet in London rejected, raving over the choreography and brilliance that she has established for herself. This article educates readers on the struggle of Charlotte Edmonds, how the Royal Ballet rejected her, and her passion for choreography. 

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Sara Baras at the Flamenco Festival 2014 - Dance review | Theatre | Entertainment | Daily Express

Sara Baras at the Flamenco Festival 2014 - Dance review | Theatre | Entertainment | Daily Express | Article Collection Dance 2A | Scoop.it
TALK about starting with a bang. The opening programme of the 11th Flamenco Festival at Sadler's Wells detonates on stage with a sound you could have heard in Seville.
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This electronic article, published by 'Express' on March 7th, is a review and publicity for a performance and a single performer. This reviewer raves about the talent of the main performer whilst still complimenting the other dancers and the choreographer. The performance, being the 11th Flamenco Festival in 2014, opens with this riveting act. The journalist writes: 'With heels like pneumatic drills I feel sorry for the stage.' in relation to the main dancer, a rave if I have every seen one. 

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Hips are shaking across the five boroughs thanks to a dance craze called the Bronx Whine

Hips are shaking across the five boroughs thanks to a dance craze called the Bronx Whine | Article Collection Dance 2A | Scoop.it
Forget the Harlem Shake, get ready to do the Bronx Whine. A new dance craze is gyrating across the birthplace of hip-hop courtesy of a 16-year-old Spanish rap sensation.
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Electronic article from the Daily News, published March 6 2014. 

Young, Spanish hip-hop sensation invented the 'Bronx Whine' which is taking his neighbourhood by storm, keeping young people laughing and moving 'til the break of dawn! At only 16 years of age BB Bronx, aka Carlos Almonte, released the video in early March, and already has people shaking their tails, the video gaining more than 49,000 views in the first two days after it was posted to Youtube. 

 

This Article is an editorial, giving information and entertaining the reader on the recent event, provided by a young BB Bronx. This shows that dance is visible on the internet, the video being released on youtube, and that dance isn't only for the ballet- but for a young boy following his dreams. 

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Cody Simpson & Witney Carson: Thursday Dance Studio Practice

Cody Simpson & Witney Carson: Thursday Dance Studio Practice | Article Collection Dance 2A | Scoop.it
Cody Simpson heads out of the dance studio after an early morning practice with partner Witney Carson on Thursday afternoon ...
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This quick update-article, published on the 7th of March on 'Just Jared Jr', focuses on Cody Simpson and his partner in the current season of 'Dancing with The Stars'. This article is publicity for the performance, featuring Cody Simpson- a celebrity heart-throb. This shows that dance is visible through celebrities and t.v. 

There are 20 or so pictures all showing Cody Simpson and his partner after their rehearsal. 

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Designing for dance | March 8, 2014 | Carrie Seidman | Arts Sarasota

Designing for dance | March 8, 2014 | Carrie Seidman | Arts Sarasota | Article Collection Dance 2A | Scoop.it
A serendipitous connection between Art Center Sarasota and Fuzion Dance Artists results in original costumes and live entertainment...
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This electronic article, published by 'Arts Sarasota' on March 8, educates the reader on the problem of no funded dance companies and finding their costumes and creating them. This article tells the reader of a designer and a dance company helping each other out, the designer needing people to perform and the dancers needing costumes, and of how this can be good and bad. Good; by the help out and the financial aspect, and the bad; the malfunctions and misunderstandings. This article is kind of publicity for a performance, but also for a company, the performance being a fashion show/dance performance extravaganza. The pictures show a compilation of dancers and designers, displaying the many designs that have been described. 

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