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Mike & Natalie Go Strictly Ballroom

Beyond Ballroom Dance Company has been putting on a one-of-a-kind show in Minneapolis all this week. So Mike Augustyniak and Natalie Nyhus put on their dancing shoes and took a few lessons of their own.

02/21/2015

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New Non-Profit Plans To Help Kids Out With Sports Fees

A new Twin Cities non-profit aims to help more students get involved in sports, despite any financial obstacles. The InSports Foundation was the brainchild of a college student from Moorhead.

02/17/2015

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New Ordway Show Feeds Viewers Message About Hunger

A show at the Ordway Center in St. Paul this weekend has an unusual name and a powerful message.

It’s called “Full Still Hungry” and uses dancers, costumes and a live band to spark a meaningful conversation about food.

02/05/2015

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Curiocity: ‘So You Think You Can Dance’ Star On Nat’l Tour

When “So You Think You Can Dance” contestant Rudy Abreu heads to Minneapolis next week with the rest of the Top 10 on tour, he may want to consider packing a parka. Well, first, he’ll want to Google what that is.

10/10/2014

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Gala Set For 10th Annual Minnesota Dance Awards

The 10th annual Minnesota SAGE Awards for Dance will be presented next month in Minneapolis. This year, nine awards will be presented to honorees in six categories, including outstanding dance performance, outstanding performer and outstanding performing ensemble.

09/06/2014

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Public Invited To Shakopee Pow Wow

Dancers from across the country will compete at an annual pow wow in Shakopee. The Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community will hold the event Aug. 15-17 on its reservation. The pow wow is known by the Dakota word “Wacipi”, which translates to “they dance.”

08/09/2014

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Golden Girls

Sid has been trying to get in touch with these ladies. Golden girls discover the art of “twerking”….

07/12/2013

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Best Upcoming Dance Performances In Minnesota

Get your fill of dance this summer with performances throughout the Twin Cities.

06/17/2013

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Good Question: Are All Planned Activities Good For Kids?

School is out for the summer for most kids across Minnesota and that means it’s time to start ramping up the activities, like organized baseball, swimming, dance, piano — or all of the above.

06/05/2013

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Dance Tips Courtesy Of ‘Flashdance’

Get out your leg warmers. A new musical is bringing sexy all the way back to the 1980s – it’s “Flashdance: The Musical,” now playing at the Orpheum Theatre in downtown Minneapolis.

04/06/2013

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Dancing In Subzero Temperatures

When subzero weather hits, some people take to coffee shops and gyms. Others, like Chris Sanders, have their own ways of dealing with the cold.

02/01/2013

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Dancing To Give Children A Voice In Alleged Abuse Cases

Local celebrities will be strapping on their dance shoes Nov. 10 at the St. Paul Hotel to help the CornerHouse ensure voices of children are heard in cases of alleged abuse.

10/27/2012

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Best Places To See Ballet In Minnesota

Minnesota is home to a thriving cultural scene, not least of which is the opportunity to see the ballet regularly. Refer to this list of top picks and consider checking out your local ballet scene.

06/04/2012

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Best Summertime Theatre Activities For Kids In Minnesota

Once school is out and children are free of their educational duties for the summer, it’s “I’m bored” time. Even though summertime should be relaxing, kids need playtime, which offers parents the opportunity to keep educating them all summer long. These summertime theater camps, the best in Minnesota, may be the remedy that every family needs for a boredom-free summer break that will nurture young performers.

05/04/2012

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Good Question: How Did Prom Become A H.S. Tradition?

It is the time of year you see high school kids with flowy dresses, corsages, tuxedoes and boutonnieres. It is prom season. But why do high schools even have a prom and what is the history of this rite of passage? Good Question.

04/26/2012

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This Kid Can Dance!

Check out this five-year-old boy tearing it up on the dance floor.

03/27/2012

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Best Spring Art Festivals In The Twin Cities

Spring is in the air, and it’s time to explore the arts and culture of the Twin Cities with a plethora of fairs and festivals. From films to dance and even design technology, the season’s […]

03/26/2012

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9-Year-Old Suspended After Michael Jackson Dance

A 9-year-old boy was suspended last week after he mimicked Michael Jackson’s crotch grab during a rendition of “Billie Jean” at school.

02/05/2012

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Busted For Dancing In The End Zone

Two high school football players danced in the end zone to celebrate the life of a friend who recently passed away.  They were penalized for excessive celebration. Click here to see the story and see […]

09/01/2011

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MOA To Host ‘Footloose’ Dance Contest, Stars

It’s time to kick off your Sunday shoes and compete in a “Footloose” dance contest at Mall of America.

08/26/2011

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3rd Annual Breaker Battle Set In Downtown Mpls.

The third annual Groundbreaker Battle will rattle downtown Minneapolis on Saturday.

07/29/2011

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New Home For Dance In Minneapolis

The Shubert Theatre may be most known for its dramatic move from the northwest corner of Block E to its new spot about a block away at 528 Hennepin Avenue in 1999.

07/25/2011

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Dancing With Stars Judge In 1983 Elton John Video

Last night on Dancing with the Stars, judge Bruno Tonioli was shown performing, as a dancer in the background of an Elton John video.

04/26/2011

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‘Mayhem’ At Teen Dance After Gunshot Reports

Hundreds of teens attending the Big Bash dance Friday night at the Radisson Hotel ran for cover after supposedly hearing gun shots on the University of Minnesota campus.

04/03/2011

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Last.fm Trends: La Roux Goes In For The Kill At Grammys

Dance might not be well represented at the Grammys, but the category is usually filled with heavy hitters. Last year’s titanic Lady Gaga could face a little competition this time around. Last.fm Trends finds out who might topple the pop princess.

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