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  • A recent Irish-themed night featured "Riverdance"-style step-dancing instruction and a full set from the rss feed

  • Anything glitzy is good, including Riverdance, which is simply a reworking of yet another fake, cultural phenomenon.

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  • Coyne is the lead female dancer for Riverdance, which is bringing its high-energy, leg-kicking farewell tour to Baltimore.


  • There are two main kinds of Irish dancing: (1) Riverdance, which is now simultaneously running in every major city in the world except Ulan Bator and which some economists believe is responsible for the Irish economic boom; and (2) real Irish dancing, in which men do not wear Frilly blouses and you still may not express yourself, except in a written note to the adjudicators.

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  • Wolf Trap's dance offerings have dropped to two: the final, final, this-time-we-mean-it "Riverdance" farewell tour, June 2-6, and the eagerly anticipated Paul Taylor Dance Company on July 20.

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  • Suzanne Cleary and Peter Harding, alumni of the Broadway hit "Riverdance," decided to take to the interwebs to spread their gleeful take on Irish dancing with their two-person troupe Up & Over It. Filmmaker Jonny Reed creates the playful films to promote the new take on the historical dance form.

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  • At the rate they're going, the place'll be a Citibank branch office before "Riverdance" swings through town again.

    There's one for you, nineteen for me

  • For added texture, the group performed "Eleanor Plunkett," a baroque-flavored melody composed by the 17th-century Irish harper Turlough O'Carolan, and "Afro-Jig/The Cat's Meow," a pairing of a contemporary tune written by former "Riverdance" fiddler Eileen Ivers with one written by Cherish the Ladies 'flute-playing leader, Joanie Madden.

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  • "She was extraordinarily bright and vivacious," said Julian Erskine, a producer of "Riverdance," who remembered Ms. Walls traveling with medical books.

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  • And that wacky Bill, watch him spoof "Riverdance"!

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