Monthly Archives: January 2015
Looking at the way young people dance today when they are out with their friends at clubs and bars, it is nothing like the way people danced in past decades. It requires virtually no rhythm, let alone any talent. Anyone with two left feet can stand in a circle with her girlfriends on the dance
Overall Rating: 1.5/5 Stars In 1990, Data East published another video board game for the 8-bit Nintendo Entertainment System. This time the title was Battle Chess, a cartridge with programming done by Beam Software, and a home console port of the popular board game of chess. How does it compare to the real-life version? Gameplay
In art, a silhouette is all about shadow. Most often the image of a person’s profile, a silhouette is a representation of a person, object, or scene that derives from a solid block (typically black) of color representing that subject by an outline. Created by cutting paper, the outline of the person’s face (the most
Buddhism, a religion that originated in ancient India and then spread outward to Asia and other countries, is still followed today by many worshipers. Its traditions, beliefs and practices are based upon the teachings of Siddhartha Gautama, more commonly known as the Buddha. The Buddha, who was born into a royal family in 563 B.C., is
So your little angel has taken to ballet, and after a few years of training, your child’s instructor has told you about your child’s potential, and you can see it for yourself in the classes you’ve watched, and the recitals you’ve been to. It doesn’t take a professional dancer as a parent to know that
Dancing in its raw form is something we all pick up at a very early age. Music is a wonderful thing, and can influence our moods without even really trying. Since it comes so easily to the youngest, why should they be encouraged to learn dancing? There are four reasons that children should be encouraged
Being your own teacher happens in some strange and unsuspected ways. However, unless you only intend to learn “street dance” – informal popular dances like people do in clubs, being your own teacher is not a wise way to start out. Notice, I didn’t say don’t do it at all. Just don’t start that way.
Within the last several years, the zombie sub-genre of horror has reignited in excitement and popularity. One can thank titles and movies such as “Zombieland,” “Resident Evil,” “Alone in the Dark,” “Dead Rising,” and so forth. The regained popularity has given an incentive for games to feature DLC (downloadable content) that revolves around situations dealing
It is almost impossible to give a game as legendary and iconic as Super Mario Bros. a worthy review. The incredible contribution it has had to the video game community is undeniable, and almost every gamer that has ever picked up a controller has experienced the Nintendo Entertainment System’s colorful and challenging platforming masterpiece. This
Belly dance workshops are a great way to get a taste of a new learning style, pick up some helpful tips, and expand your arsenal of dance knowledge. They could be held at a local dance studio or at a large belly dance festival; they can last an hour or a weekend. Either way, belly
Learning to dance Salsa is taking the world by storm. You will find salsa lessons springing up all over in school hall, clubs and bars. But how good are the lessons and how do you know if the instructor is up to scratch? You need to remember that Salsa lessons and teachers are like a
So, you think you are a bad dancer? I am a dance teacher/ choreographer working with high school aged students who usually have zero dance experience. Let me tell you, being a dancer is not a talent you must be born with Dancing is a talent anybody can learn if they are committed enough. Dance
Finding Big Fish is a real catch. For those of you fond of sites like Miniclip or Addicting Games, then you should check out this site. There are stacks and stacks of great games both available to play on-line and to download, and all in a fairly wide variety of genres, suitable for most tastes.
• Overall Rating: 0.5/5 Stars In 1991, Hi Tech Expressions developed a video game for Mattel called Barbie, based on the popular doll of the same name. If someone were to read this review and think, “I have never heard of Hi Tech Expressions,” there is a reason for that: Barbie was a terrible video game.
Haypi Kingdom is built around the element of war. If you are not fighting in a battle, then you most likely are gaining resources and treasure so that you can strengthen your army. Thus, it is important that you can control your army well during a time of battle. However, this is something that players
The game is split into six episodes. Each episode contains five levels which you must progress through. These levels and episodes each tell a different part of a story and you must complete the previous levels before continuing to the next. After you complete the level you have the opportunity to play the level in
I was on stage getting lessons on the Viennese Waltz. We were preparing for a showing of My Fair Lady, and my dance partner was a tall, lovely young lady who was possessed of impressive natural grace. But she had no idea how to dance. And neither did I. What I learned that day and
If it appears that your children can never keep still for a moment, it may well be time to consider signing them up for a dance class or two. From hip hop to classical ballet, an assortment of techniques exist to suit all tastes, and they all deliver a great workout, an opening for the
The Art Institute of Chicago is not only a world renowned museum, but a school that is recognized as one of the best in the country. The original Art Institute was built in 1879 and stood on the corner of Madison and State streets. The Art Institute was then re-built upon the location it is
At some point in your acting career you’ll most likely work with a community theater. Long hours, hot theaters, and no pay really make it sound enticing, right? On the contrary, you’ll find that gaining experience with a community theater will really benefit you as an actor. It’s a great place to start your career,