All about the history, culture, and dance related to blues music

Dressing up

For years there has been an ongoing debate about the importance of dressing up at social dances. Understand that dressing up is a part of the culture if you are doing an African American vernacular dance. I’m going to explore why dressing up matters, how it shows up often in Black Culture as a means …

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What is Blues Dancing?!

What is blues dancing? How do I explain blues dancing to people? Is it just doing whatever you want? So, it’s like free-style? As a professional blues dance instructor and ex-organizer, I get these questions all the time; and on Obsidian we have never taken the time to answer them. What is blues dancing? Blues …

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