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D.C. hand dance

Kim Frazier

D.C. hand dance

Capitol City swing : an exploration of the history of Washington D.C."s African American swing dance style, a discussion of the present dance environment, and related topics

by Kim Frazier

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Published by Morris Pub. in Kearney, NE .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • D.C. hand dance -- Washington (D.C.),
  • African American dance -- Washington (D.C.),
  • Dance -- Washington (D.C.),
  • Washington (D.C.) -- Social life and customs -- 20th century

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 117-118).

    Other titlesDC hand dance, Hand dance, Capitol City swing
    Statementwritten by Kim Frazier ; with contributions by Ken Howard ; photographs by Nadene Peters-Jones ; final copy edit by Mary A. Jackson.
    ContributionsHoward, Ken, Jackson, Mary A.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGV1796.D23 F73 2001
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 118 p. :
    Number of Pages118
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23993426M
    ISBN 100975068304
    LC Control Number2007541518

    Humanitini: Hand Dance: A DC Tradition “It’s the music that makes you move,” and by City Council resolution, Hand Dance is the official dance of DC. Developed in the Washington, DC area in the early s by African Americans as a form of recreation and entertainment, Hand Dance is rooted in the floor version of swing.   A Dance of Shadows is David Dalglish's 4th book in his Shadowdance Series. This time around, Lord Victor Kane a man with a mysterious past enters Veldaren and promises to rid all the thief guilds and in doing so get rid of most of the crime in the city/5.

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    D C Hand Dance Club Arctic Ave Rockville MD Reviews () Website. Book Hotels, Flights, & Rental Cars; Relaunch tutorial hints NEW! Create a custom My Map; Hilton Washington DC/Rockville Hotel & Executive Meeting Center. . DC Hand Dance is an improvisational form of swing style partner dancing developed in the Washington, DC area in the early s by African Americans as a form of recreation and entertainment. The dance evolved from the early Lindy Hop and Jitterbug dance styles of the s and s created by George “Shorty” Snowden.


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The Author uses historical research, anecdotes, trivia, interviews, poetry, vignettes and D.C. hand dance book to depict and portray D.C. Hand Dance, the "Official Dance of Washington D.C. " This book is fun to read and a great reference document for dancers and non dancers : Kim L. Frazier. Publisher’s Description: This is a first of its kind literary work, solely dedicated to a discussion and exploration of Washington D.C.'s popular (swing) partner dance style and cultural art form; D.C.

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The class begins every Thursday night promptly atwith each student already wearing their stepping shoes. Hand Dance: A Capitol Swing examines the evolution of D.C.

Hand Dance, a contemporary swing style partner dance which is indigenous to Washington, D.C., a part of the history and culture of the District of Columbia. The film introduces the viewer to what hand dance is, its origins in Lindy Hop, and how the dance became part of the fabric of the African American community of the Nation's Capitol.

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D.C.’s take on this arm-turning, quick-footed style was developed in the s but didn’t get its name until the ‘90s.