Saturday, July 12, 2014 Tammuz 14, 5774
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Dr. Marcia Bryan Edelman, JE Feature
What do you get when you combine a classically trained dancer and a veteran of the theater? If you are very fortunate, the result is the Inbal Pinto Dance Company, making its first Philadelphia appearance next week in two performances as part of the "Dance Celebration Series" at the Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts. The featured work on this...
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New study doesn't tiptoe around differences of those with terpsichorean talent
What makes dancers different than the rest of us? The answer is genetic variants, claims a researcher at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. In a study in the American journal, Public Library of Science Genetics, Richard P. Ebstein - a professor and head of the Hebrew University psychology department''s Scheinfeld Center for Human Genetics in the Social Sciences - and...
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A sudden sensation may be next step in the dieting boom
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Rita Charleston, JE Feature
Have you tried to diet and failed … over and over and over again? Have you joined a gym or tried your own exercise routine at home - and once again failed to lose those stubborn pounds mainly because boredom sets in? Well, why not consider dancing as a more perfect form of exercise and weight control? Area experts say...
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HOLLYWOOD Dancing with the Stars of … David? "And why not!" exclaims Len Goodman, his voice a British beat of Blenheim bleat and a Bar Mitzvah emcee. "The hora … what a wonderful dance to do on the show. Why wouldn't they do it? Yes, that would be wonderful!" He should know. Goodman, a champion ballroom dancer, has room on...
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Everything is beautiful at the ballet - especially when it's the Bolshoi accompanied by its chorus line of historical accolades. Sure, the Bolshoi Ballet is big news - Bolshoi literally translates from the Russian as "big." But the biggest news for Philadelphians these days may be that the company's making a rare foray into the city when it appears at...
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