Posts made in May, 2018

The History of Dance – Part 1 00

The History of Dance – Part 1

The History of Dance – Part 1

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Dance history is littered with events and happenings that shaped its very foundations and changed it at momentous occasions. As new styles were invented, people dropped the old form of dance and took up the new. There were some points in time that music and dance were at the forefront of society and innovation of culture, this all contributed to dance becoming a most special pastime today. The...

The History of Tango – Part 2 00

The History of Tango – Part 2

The History of Tango – Part 2

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In part one of the history of the tango we saw that the dance originated in the bordellos and houses of ill repute in Buenos Aires. It is perceived today as a dance for high society but its origins were far more rudimentary and it was actually a dance that re-enacted the relationship between a pimp and his prostitute. In this blog we focus on how tango came to Hollywood, and how the world...

The History of Tango – Part 1 00

The History of Tango – Part 1

The History of Tango – Part 1

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Tango is synonymous with Latin America but it is really Argentina and Buenos Aires that the whole tango movement started and evolved. Buenos Aires lives and breathes tango, it is all over the city from the milongas to cafes and nightclubs, just walk around the city and tango is everywhere. The Argentine Tango has a rich and deep history in Buenos Aires, from its very poor and humble concept to...