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History
The Art of Power: How Louis XIV Ruled France ... With Ballet
Instead of an iron fist, King Louis XIV ruled with his dancing shoes.... READ ON
History
5 Things You Didn't Know About Josephine Baker
The celebrated dancer had a pet cheetah named Chiquita.... READ ON
Art
A Giant Bronze Hippo Ballerina Is Hitting the Streets of New York
The public art sculpture stands more than 15 feet tall.... READ ON
Fun
A Brief History of the Chicken Dance
It's on the dance floor at nearly every wedding today, but the success of "The Chicken Dance" didn't happen overnight.... READ ON
Design
A New Type of Wheelchair Is Designed for Dancers
It mimics the movements of the person in it—but you'll never get your costume stuck in the wheels.... READ ON
Weird
New York City Won't Let You Dance Without a License
Kevin Bacon warned us.... READ ON
TV
15 Facts About Dancing With the Stars
The beloved reality series is back, and the big question on everyone’s mind is: Can Ryan Lochte out-dance Marcia Brady?... READ ON
Fun
Over 31,000 'Dancing Grannies' Set a World Record in China
The synchronized dance spanned six cities.... READ ON
Fun
Celebrate Tap Dance Day With 12 Famous Routines
Here are a few tap dances that will make you want to become a hoofer yourself.... READ ON
Videos
We Want to Learn This Amazing Tap Routine Set to 'When Doves Cry'
Happy Tap Dance Day!... READ ON
Live Smarter
Dancing Can Be a Pain Reliever, Study Finds
Yet another reason to get your groove on.... READ ON
Videos
Watch 540 Robots Perform a Synchronized Dance Routine
The performances was one of the highlights of China's Spring Festival gala.... READ ON
Movies
Watch This Toe-Tapping Supercut of the Most Iconic Dance Scenes in Film History
In “ICONIC: Dance In Film,” editor Cain DeVore has combined some of the most famous dance sequences in film history, to create a single, epic dance spanning nearly eight decades.... READ ON
Music
Watch This Amazing Ballet Routine Set to Bohemian Rhapsody
“Body’s aching all the time,” indeed.... READ ON
History
12 High-Kicking Facts about the Radio City Rockettes
The Rockettes are a New York City Christmas must-see, but they didn't originate in the Big Apple.... READ ON
Animals
11 of the Hottest Bird Dance Moves
It’s an avian dance party, and everyone’s invited.... READ ON

It took three people to compose “The Hokey Pokey." Roland Lawrence “Larry” LaPrise, Charles Macack, and Taft Baker wrote the tune in 1949 to entertain tired skiers at nightclubs in Sun Valley, Idaho.

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