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Dances

The Moulin Rouge: A Famous French Theater That Held The...

October 6, 2020

Moulin Rouge, Paris, April 2011. (Christine Zenino/Wikimedia Commons) Whether you're a lover of art, dance, or pop musicals, you've probably heard of the famo...

1518 Dancing Plague: The Mania Where Hundreds Danced Fo...

June 24, 2020

(Pieter Bruegel the Elder/Wikimedia Commons) In 1518, one of the deadliest dance parties took place in Strasbourg, Alsace, when historians believe that betwee...

What’s a Whirling Dervish?

May 3, 2019

You’ve undoubtedly heard the term ‘whirling dervish’ before, but you may not be aware of the important cultural and spiritual tradition of these frenzied, spinning Turkish dancers. For ou...