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  • James Brown biopic 'Get On Up' revels in drama and dance moves

    By Patricia Reaney NEW YORK, July 29 (Reuters) - At first Oscar-winning actress Octavia Spencer thought she was seeing early concert footage of James Brown but then was told it was a screen test by Chadwick Boseman to play the "Godfather of Soul" in...
  • Orlando Ballet's new executive director, Jim Mitchell, is thinking long-term

     Orlando Ballet's new executive director, Jim Mitchell, is thinking long-term
    The new leader of the Orlando Ballet has advice for his organization after its tumultuous 2013-14 season. "We all need to take a deep breath," says Jim Mitchell, the ballet's fourth executive director in three years. During that time, the leadership was...
  • Summer camp, Maryland Hall join forces for arts programs aimed at Annapolis youth

    Summer camp, Maryland Hall join forces for arts programs aimed at Annapolis youth
    The campers formed two single-file lines and practiced a hip-hop dance exercise — kick-step-step, kick-step-step — from one side of the classroom to the other as pulsating beats reverberated off the walls. The dance lesson at Maryland Hall...
  • Musikfest preview: Here's what's new, returning for festival's 31st year

     
    The most important lesson taught by Musikfest founder and President Jeff is that the festival is not only open to change, but also requires it, says ArtsQuest Vice President for Programming Patrick Brogan. Saurus, one of the featured 'spectacles' at......
  • Mesmerized by a moment? Don't pull kids away

    So there I was with my sister on vacation recently, no kids, sitting at a hip outdoor bar and grill on the pier in Key West, Fla., waiting to watch the sun set over the water. A two-man band was playing a variety of R&B and blues tunes, and the singer...
  • Residents beat the heat and stay fit with Aqua Zumba

    Trying to stay in shape and battling the summer heat can sometimes be a hindrance to the eternal pursuit of staying fit. The Deerfield Beach Middle School Aquatic Center is offering an enjoyable alternative with a new program known as Aqua Zumba. The...
  • Trendy barre workout combines ballet, Pilates, yoga

    Trendy barre workout combines ballet, Pilates, yoga
    There is no shortage of ballet, yoga and Pilates studios offering classes in most metropolitan regions. But now, barre studios are appearing, advertising a trendy new type of workout that combines the grace of ballet, the core strength of Pilates and...
  • Reel Line wins 'Walk On Water' tournament

    Reel Line wins 'Walk On Water' tournament
    Reel Line made Saturday's "Walk On Water" Salt Water Fishing Tournament a family affair. Jason Miller and his sons Chris, Jared and Brian won top boat honors as well as several other categories in the 14th annual tournament put on by the St. Coleman's...
  • Trice: Teaching kids the power of dance

    Trice: Teaching kids the power of dance
    When Pierre Lockett was growing up in 1960s Mobile, Ala., the only African-American he'd ever seen dance professionally was a black guy who had performed with the June Taylor Dancers on national television. Lockett loved to dance but he never dreamed it...
  • Massive raid to help Yurok tribe combat illegal pot grows

    Massive raid to help Yurok tribe combat illegal pot grows
    The California National Guard on Monday joined more than a dozen other agencies to help the Yurok tribe combat rampant marijuana grows that have threatened the reservation's water supply, harmed its salmon and interfered with cultural ceremonies. Law...
  • Boat club offers prep course for captain's license

    The Triangle Boat Club will host "Operator of Uninspected Passenger Vessel," a course to prepare applicants for the U.S. Coast Guard captain's license test. The course is being offered through Adams Marine Seminars. The class will meet Sept. 8-19 in the...