Posts Tagged ‘dance’

In Praise of Harvest Time

Some (Northern Hemisphere) Harvest/Lammas celebrations, only not called that. This one, I think, is from Iran: This one comes from the island of Cyprus: And while we’re in the mood, let’s not forget Whitman McGowan’s “White Folks Was Wild Once Too,” with video that is NSFW if you work in a monotheistic or cultural-marxist environment: […]

Dancing Homer

Via Sannion, links to a site of choreographers who attempt to reconstruct ancient Greek choral dance. (Scroll down for videos.)Here dancers and drummers perform while a rhapsode declaims the Catalog of Ships from the Iliad. I suppose it’s one of those interesting ideas that goes into the “But we’ll never know for sure” file. (Or […]