Monthly Archives: November 2010

  • How NOT to succeed on the dancefloor

    Posted on November 26, 2010 by lauraet in teaching.

    Tweet Facebook message from the female half of our wedding couple, whose marriage–and dance début–will take place a week from tomorrow: “Just want you to know, [Groom] has not been practicing this week because he can’t stop playing Angry Birds!!!!” If you don’t know what Angry Birds is, you may be better off not knowing.  […]

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  • Upcoming Good Stuff

    Posted on November 11, 2010 by lauraet in dance events, lessons, social dancing.

    Tweet Coming soon to a dance venue near you: USA Dance Greater Macon Chapter #6059 monthly dance, November 13. 7:30-10:30 p.m. including a complimentary dance lesson from 7:30 to 8:00 followed by general dancing.  Dressy casual; light refreshments; $7 for members/$10 non-members. Our Sunday Night Dance Party is moving to the 3rd Sunday–November 21–for this […]

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  • This makes me happy

    Posted on November 10, 2010 by lauraet in dancing in the media.

    Tweet First Lady Michelle Obama dancing at a Diwali celebration: (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza) If one of the most photographed, observed, and scrutinized women in the world is willing to get up in front of cameras and try out some dance steps that she’s never done before, what’s holding back the rest […]

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  • Save the Halls!

    Posted on November 9, 2010 by lauraet in in other news, Uncategorized.

    Tweet The Georgia Sports Hall of Fame and Music Hall of Fame, both mainstays of tourism and history in downtown Macon for over 10 years, are in danger of closing and moving to other cities. The state of Georgia plans to phase out funding for the halls over the next few years, requiring them to […]

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  • “A Halloween Highlight”

    Posted on November 4, 2010 by lauraet in dance events, dancing in the media.

    Tweet The Macon Telegraph reports on last weekend’s downtown “Thriller” show here.  I was particularly glad that Pilar Wilder (director of Hayiya Dance Theatre and organizer of the event) said this: “Most are not professional dancers; they’re doctors, teachers, lawyers, stay-at-home moms, everyday people,” she said. “This is not a new idea and we try […]

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