Every month the Saratoga Music Hall is home to the Diamond Dance – the biggest swing dance event in the Northeast. Once a year, the party is also for a good cause and a portion of the proceeds this year is going towards Team Rafiki. Team Rafiki is a locally based group working to improve…Read more
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This season’s finalists for Fox's So You Think You Can Dance have started off with a bang! Wednesday’s episode showed some of the strongest contestants we’ve seen on the show so far. Jeanine and Phillip started the night off with a Tabitha & Napoleon Hip Hop routine. Despite Phillip’s lack of professional training... (Continue Article)Read more
For the first time, Fox's So You Think You Can Dance is holding a dual season. As the finalists get underway for season 5, auditions are currently being held for season 6. Next up on the audition tour... (Continue Article)Read more
[caption id="attachment_103" align="aligncenter" width="300" caption="Photo Courtesy of the Saratoga Savoy Center of Dance"][/caption] There are many great dance studios throughout this country. If you are in the upstate NY area, keep checking back here for periodic local studio spotlights. This week's spotlight: The Saratoga Savoy Center of Dance. Located in the heart of historic Saratoga…Read more
In light of my recent return to the stage, I thought this excerpt from an old essay I wrote would be an interesting addition to the collection. It was written quite a few years ago, but the basic idea behind it most certainly still rings true today. I think any actor with a love for…Read more
There is a fun comedy theater production opening this weekend - Taming the Wild, Wild West in a Dress by Billy St. John. Set in 1895 Lucky Lady, Nevada, a young actor and his troupe travel to Lucky Lady to collect an inheritance bequeathed to him by a great, great aunt he never met. But…Read more
I have been following a very interesting discussion on LinkedIn this past week. It started off as a question about an average going rate for web content work, and it evolved into a whole discussion about the issues and roadblocks that freelance writers have been dealing with lately. Economy aside, how many times have you…Read more
Just wanted to thank you all for your sponsorship in the MS Walk. It was a very successful day both in terms of donations and the walk itself. The weather was gorgeous and we had a fabulous time! If you haven't had a chance to donate, there is still time. You can securely donate online…Read more
Sometimes people can surprise you. [caption id="attachment_65" align="alignright" width="194"] Jenna Caputo & Maksim Chmerkovskiy[/caption] I think we all have felt at one time or another that we're just rolling through life, doing our own thing, and no one else really notices. And sometimes that is the case. We are so caught up in our own…Read more
An old article I thought was amusing.... How to Live with a Meathead So I started dating this guy that seemed like the whole package. Once we moved in together, I realized there was a catch - my man is a meathead. The gym is his favorite place, there's a well used mirror in every…Read more
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