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    Lindy Hop Video Summary

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    Before viewing this video, I have already seen Lindy Hop a few times before so I think I already have some good ideas about Lindy Hop. I thought Lindy Hop was a type of dance that is entertaining, fast and exciting. There are similarities between Lindy Hop and Breakaway but the difference is that Lindy Hop time spent in closed position. I knew that there are air steps in Lindy Hop. Additionally, I thought that Tap, Charleston, and Foxtrot influenced Lindy Hop. I also thought Lindy Hop was a type of dance that only allowed a man and a woman dancing together but I think I could be wrong about this. After viewing this video, I learned that movements in Lindy Hop are incredibly fast and I think it could be stressful sometimes because a dancer…

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    Lindy Hop and The Argentine Tango Dance and music play an important role in the cultural traditions of various societies. I chose to focus on two social dances from different cultures that are still celebrated today. For my familiar dance, I selected Lindy Hop which originated in the United States. This dance form is often shown in movies, and the free flowing movements caught my attention. Through my preliminary research, I discovered the Argentine Tango which interested me due to its…

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    Evolution Of Swing Dance

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    independent dance style anymore. There are more Charleston steps invented such as side, back, fly or double Charleston, but all of this are just the part of the Lindy Hop movements. Balboa Another popular swing dance is called Balboa that was originated in Southern California during the 1920s/30s. A lot of dance historians believe that this dance was influenced by Foxtrot, but others state that it was evolved from the Charleston. Although it is clear that Balboa dancers were influenced by the…

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    Dance has circulated throughout history by articulating different movements and connecting styles together. For example, in the jazz dance module, movements first created during World War One were created and then changed moving forward. The creation of the lindy hop was one of the earliest swing dance forms that was a motion created within jazz and tap influences. This was created by African Americans in social dance settings. Connecting the lindy hop's movements, the movement of the jitterbug…

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    Artwork Interpretation and Connections 1. What is the subject matter (what does it depict) and content (meaning) of the artwork? It’s time to cut lose in Harlem, New York’s premier hot spot of the 1930’s,”The Savory Ballroom”. In this cool work this night club crowd is depicted doing the” Lindy Hop”, the latest dance of the era. The Savoy Ballroom was a large ballroom for music and public dancing located at 596 Lenox Avenue, between 140th and 141st Streets in the Harlem neighborhood of…

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    For the syllabus addition paper I chose the dance voguing. Created by gay Black and Latino Americans, voguing evolved out of Harlem in the 1980’s. Its origins date back to the 1930’s in the underground LGBT ballroom scene, where it was known as “performance.” Voguing was mostly done in ‘houses’, which are family-like collectives of members of the LGBT community, one of the most popular being The House of Xtravanganza in New York City (the mecca of voguing). Here, the dancers would strike poses…

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    Lindbergh did this by using his status as an american aviation hero to enchant his followers. During the republican convention, Lindbergh managed to break the deadlock in the contested convention by flying his plane into Philadelphia at 3:17 in the morning and waltzing onto the convention in his flying attire. This awe-inspiring demonstration provokes an impassioned enough response to win him the republican nomination, “at the sight of him, a surge of redemptive excitement brought the wilted…

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    Hip Hop Elements

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    What are the fundamentals (elements) of hip-hop and what do they mean? In addition to those, what else do you remember being repeated over and over again? The three main hip hop elements are sharp movements, dancing into the ground, and musicality. Sharp and tense movements are a key characteristic of hip hop and without it hip hop looks very sloppy. Dancing into the ground is basically keeping it low and kind of being heavy and having big movements. Musicality is really important for hip hop…

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    “The road to success and the road to failure are almost exactly the same” - Coin R. Davis. At my school’s farmer’s market I sold refreshing and delicious root beer floats and of course I couldn’t have done without my fantastic partner Lila Blees. To go along with our out of this world product we had to have a great name. That name was Root Bear Floats. During this project we learned about profit margins and recognized things we did well and things could improve on in the future. During this…

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    MillerCoors is a combination of SAB Miller and Molson .The main operations of this company is in Milwaukee where our Former Miss Famu Domonique James is currently working. The Miller Coors merger occurred in 2007 although the talks of both companies coming together was discussed for some time.This merger of both companies was created in order to better compete against other beer companies and decrease competition.The combination of the two beer leaders would be considered among the world's…

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