Tag: dance

Upbeat and High Tempo: The Jazz Age

Posted by Published on May 25, 2017

The Jazz Age was a post-WWI movement in the 1920s from which jazz music, dance and a new joie de vivre emerged. Often referred to in conjunction with the Roaring Twenties, this golden decade opened doors for equality, sexuality and liberation until it ended with the onset of the Great Depression in 1929.   Dancing pair with woman in orange from Le Tumulte Noir (detail), pub….

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Visit ‘House Style: Five Centuries of Fashion’ at Chatsworth From the 25th March, Chatsworth will present an exhibition exploring the history of fashion and adornment: House Style: Five Centuries of Fashion at Chatsworth. The exhibition will bring to life the captivating individuals from the Cavendish family, including Bess of Hardwick; the 18th century “Empress of Fashion” Georgiana, Duchess of Devonshire; model Stella Tennant and Adele Astaire,…

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Degas + Copeland…Crazy / Beautiful

Posted by Published on January 23, 2016

What happens when you combine one of the greatest painters of our time with one of the greatest dancers of our time?  This. Edgar Degas: A Strange New Beauty March 26–July 24, 2016 Who says you can’t start your dancing career at the ripe age of 13? Misty Copeland has defied stereotype after stereotype, pushing boundaries that stretch far beyond the methodical and calculated world…

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