Category: blues

raising the bar: gendered roles in dance

Have you ever had one of those dances which raises a bar you didn’t even know was there? Let me paint a picture. In line with my recent choice to give blues a second shot, I attended Friday Night Blues in San Francisco.*  So there I was, at a new venue, new to the scene, and trying to dance with…

changes in the blues scene: an emphasis on personal space

This weekend in Atlanta has been host to Enter the Blues, a well-established and well-run Blues event. It was the first blues event I ever attended – and in fact, it was actually the first event I ever attended. It is also home to one of the first events at which I performed. Even though I have long fell out…