As the title suggests, this post is to unveil the latest of my journaling escapades.
You may be wondering why I didn't choose the more-traveled Road of Assonance and Alliteration...you know, Academic Adventures, or Scholastic Sagas, or even Dorm Dramas. (I'm hoping that last one, while admittedly more fun to…
Added by Abigail on August 29, 2011 at 8:30pm — No Comments
Had the pleasure of interviewing Reel Swing founder-choreographer Dervla McGee for a story on Irish Central. Read it here, and watch a promo video below.
Quite simply put, I love the ceilis. Hang the solo dances, minus all the jigs (which I adore), and give me ceili after ceili!
As an "implant" from Ireland (I'm not so much an immigrant as a university student who chose to study in America), I've often been asked if I've done Irish dancing all my life. The answer is no; I did it as a
child for a few years because it was required in school and although I
fell in love with the ceili dancing I chose not to continue with…
Moving to and-overs from adult category:
-ability to participate in all competitions
-become a true competitive dancer
-learn more complicated steps
-harder exercise (good for me!)
-can get a solo dress
-potentially judged on athleticism more (good for me also)
-ability to become champ!
-parents of younger dancers may not like…Continue
My friends Aria, Meagan, and Megan, and myself have a goal: to raise enough money to go to Ireland for the University of Limerick's Blas Summer School in 2013!
This is not going to be easy for us. Each of us has to raise over three thousand dollars in the next two years, to cover the plane fares, the tuition at Blas, and other costs.
But we're determined to do it, and do it we will. However, we can't do it alone.
Will you help…Continue
Added by Rebecca @ Diddlyi on August 4, 2011 at 2:30am — No Comments