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Advent Calendar December 9: mistletoe gonna getcha

Look out, lovers. That mess is everywhere. Reference photo: Irina Baranova and Yurek Shabelevsky in Le Beau Danube from the book Balletomania, the story of an obsession by Arnold L. Haskell, copyright 1934, Simon and Schuster Inc. New York, New … Continue reading

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Advent Calendar December 7: gingerbread pas de deux

They make it look so easy.

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Advent Calendar December 6: just a little PSA

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Advent Calendar December 5, she dances like a bear

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Advent Calendar December 4: Squirrel Hornpipe

Using Troy and Margaret West Kinney’s The Dance (copyright 1914) as reference again, this time from a series of photographs titled, “Irish Dances, Mr. Thomas Hill and Mr. Patrick Walsh, The Hornpipe“. Plus squirrel heads. Update: Now available on stuff! … Continue reading

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Advent Calendar December 3: for the exhibition of personal attractions

Another one based on a photo from The Dance, this one from a series entitled, “Arab Slave Girl’s Dance, by Zourna, A non-narrative dance, for the exhibition of personal attractions.” A high-five to anyone who can work this move into … Continue reading

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Advent Calendar December 2: Mouse Lift

Drew this one while referring to a photo from this amazing book called The Dance, which is a study of folk dance around the world, published originally in 1914. My copy is third printing, from 1935. The dancers have people … Continue reading

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