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2020
Posted on October 20th, 2020 by paularath

“We dance like this because it feels so good. If we could dance better, you know that we would.” Well, David Byrne, your choreography may be a little kooky and quirky, but, hey, I loved it! You brought a grin to my face and joy to my heart with your delightful “American Utopia.”¬† What fun
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Posted on October 17th, 2020 by paularath

When I was a little girl, my mother and maternal grandmother told me there were some things in your wardrobe you should never skimp on: shoes and lingerie: “Buy the very best that you can afford,” they said. Shoes and lingerie are the basis for everything else you wear, and help set the tone. They
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Posted on September 28th, 2020 by paularath

One of my greatest pleasures is reading the Sunday New York Times, cappuccino in hand, at a luxuriously leisurely pace. The first section I read is, naturally, The Style Section. Today I loved¬†Vanessa Friedman‘s take on Italy’s Fashion Week (bravo to Miuccia Prada and Raf Simons), Philip Galanes to-the-point advice on matters such as etiquette
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Posted on September 15th, 2020 by paularath

Just last week I discovered a new dance class that’s really resonating with me. It’s called Afro Fusion and it’s taught by Marnita Billups, who arrived in Honolulu a little over a week ago and hit the ground dancing. Marnita brings an infectious energy and joy to the live online Zoom class, which is sponsored
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Posted on August 31st, 2020 by paularath

“When I am dancing, I feel as though I am on top of the world,” said Anthony Mmesoma Madu in an interview with a Newsweek reporter. You might be one of the 20 million-plus Instagram viewers who saw this charming 11-year-old dancing ballet in the rain in a sodden suburb of Lagos, Nigeria. His joy
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