"The Goin' is Great" is a Dance Short We Should All Watch

"The Goin' is Great" is a Dance Short We Should All Watch

I recently stumbled upon a short dance film that seemed to keep popping up on my Facebook feed. I finally watched the short and was overcome with a strange juxtaposition of anxiety and tranquility. These are two emotions that don’t often pair together, and I certainly wasn’t expecting them when I clicked on the two-and-a-half-minute dance clip. But the short showed so much more than just some beautiful choreography.

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A New Character Shoe is Celebratrating Diversity with One Giant Step

A New Character Shoe is Celebratrating Diversity with One Giant Step

In early June, LaDuca Shoes launched their new “cinnamon shoe,” a darker shade of their signature, sought-after character heels—a staple of Broadway performers, Radio City Rockettes, Knicks City Dancers, and celebrities like Laverne Cox and Katy Perry.  Black and beige were the previous “standard” shades for character shoes.  Dancers of color either settled for these two stock colors or painted their shoes to better match their skin tones.  Finally, the dancewear industry is starting to change their ways. 

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