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Will Miley make twerking mainstream?

The lifespan of a dance craze only lasts so long but twerking still reigns as the hot new dance.

Friday - 07/19/2013, 04:30pm EDT

Tags: Miley Cyrus, jay z, twerking, harlem shake, wedding videos, Neal Augenstein

A Cinderella Story: Washington Ballet's spin on a classic fairy tale

The Washington Ballet will perform "Cinderella" at the Kennedy Center this week. WTOP Living caught up with the director to talk about the story behind the ballet.

Thursday - 03/21/2013, 07:52am EDT

Tags: Washington Ballet, Kennedy Center, Cinderella, choreography, Heather Brady

Mosh pits help scientists study human behavior

Two researchers are studying mosh pits at heavy metal and hard rock shows to better understand how humans behave in emergencies and disasters.

Thursday - 02/21/2013, 03:38pm EST

Tags: heavy metal music, mosh pits, physics, Cornell University

Off the 8's: A few hours in a corset

WTOP's Heather Brady spent a few hours dancing in a corset at a Victorian Ball. A few hours was more than enough.

Thursday - 02/21/2013, 08:53am EST

Tags: fashion, University of Mary Washington, dresses, clothing, Off the 8s, Heather Brady

Slice of Life: Christopher Morgan, dancing to his own beat

Christopher Morgan, a 37-year-old modern dancer and Artist in Residence at American University, finds inspiration by simply watching the world around him.

Sunday - 02/17/2013, 03:53pm EST

Tags: choreography, arts, performance, American University, slice of life, Hoai-Tran Bui

Fairfax Co. considers limits on dancing at restaurants

Some county leaders say restaurants that serve food during the day and convert to dance clubs at night in Fairfax County can be troublesome.

Sunday - 02/26/2012, 08:33am EST

Tags: restaurants, dance floors

Age can't stop the beat for 88-year-old dance student

It took more than 70 years for Jim Jeffrey to get back on the dance floor. Now, nothing holds him back.

Sunday - 02/12/2012, 02:00am EST

Tags: Thurmont, walkersville, Jim Jeffrey, 88 year old dancer

Dancing champ brings trophy, high-kicks home

As her blond curls bounced and a smile crept through the determination on her face, Simone Loysen flicked her feet to the Celtic music drifting from iPod speakers in her home studio

Wednesday - 01/18/2012, 11:24am EST

Tags: Simone Loysen, Jefferson, Culkin School of Traditional Irish Dance,