Issue Section: Shall We Dance

Shall We Dance? The Joy of Politics

Dancing through a difficult election season.—by Amy Brunvand On election night 2012 I was too scared to go to bed until I was absolutely sure that Barack Obama was going to be Pres …

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Shall We Dance? My 12 Years at CATALYST

How Amy became a dance writer and learned to love deadlines.by Amy Brunvand Dancers are the messengers of the gods.—Martha Graham My first dance article for CATALYST appeared …

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Shall We Dance? SaltDanceFest 2012

Bringing cutting-edge dance to SLC.by Amy Brunvand In April 2011, a dance review in the New Yorker magazine by Joan Acocella began like this: When you go to Eiko and Koma’s “Naked” …

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Shall We Dance? Who’s culture? Our culture!

Reclaiming art, dance and music.  A few months ago I went to an extraordinary workshop titled “Climate Change: Moving from Despair to Empowerment” that was based on Joann …

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Shall We Dance? Spring Performance Roundup

Modern dance, from rough to refined. They say that laws are like sausages—it’s best not to see them being made. It’s a different story when it comes to dance. Experimental performa …

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Shall We Dance? Zumba

Dancing makes your workout fun again.  “Good resolutions are useless attempts to interfere with scientific laws. Their origin is pure vanity. Their result is absolutely nil.”— …

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Shall We Dance? December 2011

2011: A year of dance and revolution. Dance, when you’re broken open; Dance, if you’ve torn the bandage off; Dance in the middle of the fighting; Dance in your blood; Dance, when y …

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Diwali: Remebering the Buddhist neighbors. More than 30 years ago when I was very young, I lived in a house across the street from a Krishna temple. What I mostly recall is the pla …

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Shall We Dance? Vampires and More

Looking forward to the 2011-12 season of dance. Now that we have passed the fall equinox, nights are getting longer and darker which means it is time once again to get excited abou …

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Shall We Dance? Dancing to the Music of Summer

Enjoy the ambient sounds.by Amy Brunvand  

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Shall We Dance?: Ring in the Old

Dance scenes in literature worth re-reading.by Amy Brunvand

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Shall We Dance?: Too risqué for Utah?

All shook up over sexy dancing.by Amy Brunvand

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Shall We Dance?: Dance through winter

Dancing on snow with Telemark skis.by Amy Brunvand

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Shall We Dance?: Dance concerts kids will love

And adults won’t hate!by Amy Brunvand

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Shall We Dance? Audiences Award Artists

Sugar Space and SB Dance help dancers reveal their hidden talent.by Amy Brunvand

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