Dance

Editor’s Letter—January 2012
January 2012

Editor’s Letter—January 2012

A bounty of good tidings, in the form of pages full of art, culture, food and philanthropy

WEB EXCLUSIVE On the House
January 2011

WEB EXCLUSIVE On the House

Everyone talks about house music...but what is it, exactly? We go to the experts.

Visionary Vixen
January 2011

Visionary Vixen

The bewitching Brit Florence + the Machine casts her spell stateside; plus, L.A. experts make their song picks.

Video Gay Ballroom Dancing
July 2010

Video Gay Ballroom Dancing

Meet WeHo’s boys of ballroom, Steve Valentine & Robert Tristan >

Let’s Get Ready to Rumba!
July 2010

Let’s Get Ready to Rumba!

Unlike other sports, same-sex dancing is unique to the Gay Games and Steve Valentine and Robert Tristan are serious contenders.

Jerkin’ Jeneration
June 2010

Jerkin’ Jeneration

Perhaps owing to its eyebrow-raising moniker, this blend of hip-hop-infused dance, music and style is all about youth, sound and a truly distinctive look.

DJ Rx
June 2010

DJ Rx

To get people dancing sometimes takes a heroic effort—and it takes a superstar spinner to breathe new life into a dying party.

Tastemakers 2009 Fatima Robinson
July 2009

Tastemakers 2009 Fatima Robinson

Fatima Robinson lives to stay in touch with vibrant young dancers. One of the places they flock to is her aptly named dance studio, Foresight—where “money doesn’t matter. and creativity is king.” Hence the birth of the jerk movement.

Beyond Ballroom
September 2008

Beyond Ballroom

L.A.'s flourishing dance scene moves to a varied multicultural rhythm, offering classes in everything from tango to capoeira.