Viewfinder: Traditional Kandyan Dancers in Sri Lanka
Traditional Kandyan dancers perform during a procession in front of the Gangarama Temple in Colombo, Sri Lanka, on March 1st, 2018.
Viewfinder: The African Heritage Dancers Celebrate Kwanzaa
African Heritage Dancers dance to the African Heritage Drummers during a Kwanzaa celebration at the Lincoln Theater in Washington, D.C.
Irish Dance and Our Invented Concepts of Race and Ethnicity
When one cultural tradition evolves, borrowing and melding with other cultural traditions, it increasingly belongs to everyone.
Is Exotic Dance ... Dance? What Will the Supreme Court Have to Say?
Susan Elizabeth Shepard spoke to anthropologist Judith Lynne Hanna about the question at the heart of a case petitioned to be heard by the Supreme Court.
Too Sexy, Too Soon? Not if You Hang Out at the Barre
Parents trying to counter societal pressure on girls to flaunt their sexuality have a new weapon: Dance lessons.
Mass Hysteria: From Dance Floors to Factory Floors
Throughout the years, people’s minds have played tricks on them, but oftentimes their bodies react for real.