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Custom Settings Problem
Posted by nloftofan1
7/26/2015  6:32:00 AM
I've changed my video choice in Custom Settings from Adobe Flash to Quicktime (because I've removed Flash from my computer). I save the change, and if I go away from my profile information and then come back, Quicktime is still shown as my preference. But if I log out and then log back in, it's back to Flash. This has happened several times. Is it normal behavior?
looking for a dance partner
Posted by nonalippert
7/24/2015  11:18:00 AM
searching for ballroom dance partner nonallipert@gmail.com i have ben dancing for years and have competed in 7 cities in the past year some out of the state of florida prefer in state resident if possible. i am in palm beach county.
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Re: anyone ever have fusion of big toe (MTP) joint
Posted by Debbies21
7/22/2015  7:56:00 PM
Can you please tell me the type of hemi your dr used. I had one and about 6 months after surgery, I was on vacation & my daughter & I would take a morning walk around the lake, (1st exercise since surgery.) On the 2nd day, I took of socks & noticed a big bump on my toe. When I got home a few days later, I went to see the dr and he told me the hemi "popped" off the joint. He removed the hemi and after about a year my toe really started to bend & twist. He did a fusion & have been miserable ever since. Hard to complain when you are social with the dr.

Thank you
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7/22/2015  5:52:00 PM
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Re: 8/1: Wildin' Out on the Hudson w/Duce Martinez
Posted by REDness
7/22/2015  9:52:00 AM
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July 25 & 26th: 4am Bushwick A/V After Hours w/Myr
Posted by REDness
7/21/2015  11:52:00 AM
Be sure to scroll down for info about Saturday & Sunday morning after hours!
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BUSHWICK A/V ROOFTOP AFTERHOURS

Bushwick A/V continues our rooftop summer series featuring our city's fnest sonic seekers and lovers meshing in beautiful broad daylight. Fresh fruit, morning smoothies, and succulent BBQ await you all day into evening on an immaculately decorated rooftop in Brooklyn. Join us and let's unleash all of our passions together.

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Sunday Morning, July 26th , STARTING at 4am-2pm

BUSHWICK A/V LOFT AFTERHOURS

We continue our afterhours series Sunday in our dope warehouse loft for an epic romp all morning. Expect impeccable sound, inexpensive drinks, a beautiful, freedom-loving crowd, a pillowed side-lounge, early morning munchies and of course, some of the most serious selectors throwing down all day!

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Re: tango time signature
Posted by terence2
7/20/2015  2:29:00 AM


Herein lies the problem.. tango was ( back in the 40s ) primarily a 2/4 sign. as was QS.. both changed early 50s to 4/4 , adapting to the newer styles being written .

It really changed the way " danced " both from a musical standpoint .
Re: tango time signature
Posted by Guest
7/18/2015  2:31:00 PM
Geoffrey Hearn (A Technique of Advanced Standard Ballroom Figures) repeats the 'standard' convention of counting tango as a slow two, not a fast four, but then his charts are written in four, with the bizarre result that 'Quarter Beats' is given as having four 1/2 beats!

It is a fudge. I feel the music as being in a fast two STRONG, weak, STRONG, weak, so so march time, but at the faster tempo, not the slower one.
Re: tango time signature
Posted by phil.samways
7/18/2015  4:18:00 AM
I've just noticed that in the 'learning centre' here, the tango time signature is given as 4/4. Well done Jonathan. Some sense at last!
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tango time signature
Posted by phil.samways
7/17/2015  2:34:00 PM
I used to be confused, but now i'm constantly irritated by the 'counting in beats' concept in the tachnique books.
Example (From the Guy Howard Technique of Ballroom dancing 2011 edition) "Time signature 2/4. 33 to 34 bars per minute. Counting in beats and bars: 1 and 2 and, 2 and 2 and, 3 and 2 and, etc"
Now, there is something very confusing here. 2/4 is 2 beats per bar. 33 bars per minute therefore means 66 beats per minute. But of course, listen to any tango dance music and it's very obviously about double this (i.e. 132 beats per minute. (slightly slower these days but i'm using Howards numbers.)
Counting it '1 and 2 and' is a complete fudge. There is the accenting of the beats of course, but it simply translates as beats 1 and 3 being equally accented.
In slow waltz, foxtrot, quickstep, an 'AND' is a half beat. Tango music can be in 4/4 time anyway (i have tango sheet music which is written with this time signature). We wouldn't say foxtrot music is written 1 and 2 and with the second beat slightly less accented. How confusing that would be.
OK rant over
Re: A Perfect Dance
Posted by keithv
7/16/2015  6:59:00 AM
I had two perfect dances last night ( and a bunch of great ones ).
one was with a very good follow that just makes everything work no matter how bad my lead was.
the second was doing a dance that neither of us was good at, but we laughed and tripped and had a heck of a good time.
Re: A Perfect Dance
Posted by ladydance
7/16/2015  5:29:00 AM
I think no one has responded because everyone thought as I did, 'there is no perfect dance'. Even when dancing with a champion, I know of all sorts of things I could have done better even though he makes me look awesome. As an amateur, there has never been a time when both of us have been perfect together. We have moments of brilliance but most often separately. The quest to be better than ourselves (not others) is what keeps me dancing. I never met a competitor that even when they win, say they had a perfect dance. It is more likely that they were just glad the judges were looking at someone else when they made a mistake or their frame drooped or something. There is nothing like looking at a video of yourself dancing to bring your ideas of grandeur crashing down around your feet.
Re: A Perfect Dance
Posted by Voco
7/16/2015  1:00:00 AM
CONTINUED

I remember taking a group lesson from one of the top word-class dancers, and the discussion turned to this subject. She described the ecstatic state she experienced, one time, at a competition. Her motion was effortless; she felt a perfect harmony with the partner and a dreamlike balance between peace and excitement. She said they did place first, but it did not matter, as the experience was so unique.

I think, this state of mind is sometimes experienced by artists of all kinds, including musicians and painters, and it is a uniquely human experience of the highest level.

She said it was a Waltz (Standard); nevertheless, it is safe to assume that their Waltz choreography did not include East Coast Swing steps, as yours. Not that there is anything wrong with such creative touch at social dance. Happy dancing.
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