Tag: dancer

  • Mata Hari: The Beautiful Spy

    written by plasticpopsicle on 2011-07-04
    Mata Hari: The Beautiful Spy

    If you think stories of a beautiful seductress-slash-lady spy only exist in Hollywood movies, you are mistaken. Meet Mata Hari--an exotic dancer, courtesan, and alleged double agent for France and Germany during the World War I.

  • The Quintessential Martha Graham

    written by lakandula on 2012-12-05
    The Quintessential Martha Graham

    If modern visual arts has Picasso, music has Stravinsky and architecture has Frank Lloyd Wright, modern dance has Martha Graham (May 11, 1894 – April 1, 1991). She had pushed the limits of this art form to incredible heights - influencing many contemporary dancers and choreographers worldwide.

  • Fresh From the Lab: Sicilian Dance and Music

    written by sirio174 on 2014-05-13
    Fresh From the Lab: Sicilian Dance and Music

    Yesterday I picked up from my trusty photography shop in Como a developed and scanned color film roll containing images of the Sicilian festival held on May 1 at the city's historical center. A few hours ago, I made some scans of these images, which I'm pleased to show you in this article! Read more after the jump!