Weekends are for Dancing

Hi everyone! I come to you in much better spirits than last week.Thank you to everyone for your kind words about that little debacle. This past weekend was another Holly-patented whirlwind of dancing events. Let's recap, shall we? Friday was ballroom practice and then a West Coast Swing dance courtesy of Mr. Steve Ryan. A [...]

Video Review: EnTANGOed

So I really don't have much to say beyond how FREAKIN' AWESOME this is. By now y'all know how much I love the intersection of ballroom and ballet. Now add in SCIENCE and my little nerd heart is a-glow with glee. Seriously. Physics PhD, gorgeous dancer--soon-to-be Dr. Moore has got it going on. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BzKdKJn9El4 (Maybe [...]

Trumpet in the Quart–At Last!

Hi everyone--remember how a couple months ago I wrote this post about how I had spent a fun evening filming a music video? Well, said video is finished and I have the pleasure of showing it to you here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SjELvCvpcb4 What do you think?! I think it's super cool. Particularly that shot of Jeff and [...]

Trumpets in the Quart: My First Music Video

I'm a skeptical person. It doesn't take long, when walking into a new situation, for concerns to seed, grow, and flower into doubts regarding the success of a project. It's not that I'm eagerly waiting for people fail--I've just seen it enough times that I've developed a healthy caution for ambitious undertakings. But at the [...]

Cornell Competition Recap

Hello again readers! Today I'd like to relate the events of this past Saturday--a stint in Ithaca, NY at the Cornell Dancesport Classic, an annual college-hosted Ballroom competition. Myself, my partner-in-crime, my partner-in-Standard, and four other SU students got up before dawn, shambled into cars, and drove down to Ithaca College. As unpleasantly early and [...]