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Back to the Sixties

George Heymont | Posted 04.07.2016 | Arts
George Heymont

On May 24, 1966, one of my favorite musicals opened on Broadway. Not only did Mame receive rave reviews from critics, Jerry Herman's musical catapulted Angela Lansbury into a new phase of her remarkable career.

Girish Bhargava: A Beloved Dance Film Editor Shares His Story

Alexandra Villarreal | Posted 02.08.2016 | Arts
Alexandra Villarreal

Girish Bhargava and Robert Joffrey. Photo courtesy of Girish Bhargava. "Look at that!" Girish Bhargava shouts, his voice booming with excitement.  ...

9 Reasons The 'Dirty Dancing' TV Remake Is A Terrible Idea

The Huffington Post | Cole Delbyck | Posted 12.10.2015 | Entertainment

On Wednesday, it was announced that "Dirty Dancing" is getting the remake treatment (again). ABC greenlit a three-hour musical version of the 1987 fi...

Bindi Irwin And Derek Hough Nail The Lift From 'Dirty Dancing'

The Huffington Post | Stephanie Marcus | Posted 10.20.2015 | Entertainment

Last week, we got a preview of what Bindi Irwin and Derek Hough were planning for Monday night's "Dancing with the Stars" and, well, it seems practice...

Former University of Michigan Student Makes Quick Ascendance in the World of Musical Theater in the Cast Of Dirty Dancing

Kelly Frazier | Posted 10.17.2015 | Detroit
Kelly Frazier

Growing up in the 1980s, we all feel a bit of nostalgia from seeing Patrick Swayze and Jennifer Grey star in one of the most epic love stories of the decade, Dirty Dancing. It's a timeless tale and has since been re-invented on the stage to become a worldwide phenomenon for a whole new generation.

Bindi Irwin And Derek Hough Recreate That Legendary 'Dirty Dancing' Lift

The Huffington Post | Stephanie Marcus | Posted 10.16.2015 | Entertainment

Bindi Irwin has been killing it this season on "Dancing with the Stars." The 17-year-old nabbed high scores again on this week's show, following up an...

'Dirty Dancing' Star Reveals Secret Behind Famous Dance Scene

The Huffington Post | Cole Delbyck | Posted 10.16.2015 | Entertainment

Sometimes practice makes perfect, and other times, no practice makes history. Just ask "Dirty Dancing" star Jennifer Grey. Speaking with The Guardian...

Q&A With Rooftop Film Club Founder Gerry Cottle Jnr.

J.L. Sirisuk | Posted 07.07.2015 | New York
J.L. Sirisuk

New York City possesses one of the most breathtaking and distinct skylines in the word. For remarkable views of the city, one of the best rooftop terraces in New York City belongs to YOTEL in Midtown Manhattan, which is home to a series of screenings this summer by the Rooftop Film Club.

Great Conversations: Patrick Swayze

Alex Simon | Posted 06.10.2016 | Entertainment
Alex Simon

Goodbye, Patrick. Thank you for always staying down to Earth, even when Hollywood tried to cast you out among the stars.

'Nobody Puts Baby In A Corner'.. Except You

Michael Feeley | Posted 04.25.2015 | Business
Michael Feeley

I promoted myself because I wanted something different and I also knew I deserved it -- to be the best coach I could possibly be. A champion. A leader in the field. Every time I asked for something I got what I wanted because people helped me. They supported my dreams and hopes and enabled me to make things happen.

Remembering Patrick Swayze

Alex Simon | Posted 11.29.2014 | Entertainment
Alex Simon

A friend mentioned that September 14 marked five years since actor/dancer Patrick Swayze died, after a very public battle with cancer. After logging over 500 interviews during a fifteen year period, I can say without reservation that Patrick Swayze was the nicest person I ever sat down with.

'Dirty Dancing' Without Music Is Beyond Uncomfortable

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 09.08.2014 | Entertainment

If you've ever dreamed of going to family camp to meet a man from the wrong side of the tracks who would teach you to dance dirty while helping you co...

9 Things I Learned About Summer Love

Debra Rogers | Posted 09.22.2014 | Women
Debra Rogers

When it comes to romance, I've had summer flings and summer flops. Some were short-lived and others became loving, lasting relationships. But I treasure every one of them because I learned something valuable from each experience.

Everything Wrong With 'Dirty Dancing'

Posted 02.13.2014 | Comedy

Other than the abundance of '80s music present in the '60s, "Dirty Dancing" had quite a few mind-boggling moments. Watch an eight-minute review of ...

Why I'm Giving Up Lists in 2014, and Why You Should Too

Max Cantor | Posted 03.10.2014 | New York
Max Cantor

I'm giving up lists this year because reading lists is one of the "Top Ten Time-Wasters at Work." It leads to over-thinking, one of the "Fifty Guarant...

Couple Performs 'Dirty Dancing' Scene At Wedding And Nails It

Posted 11.17.2013 | Weddings

It's pretty much impossible to hate anything "Dirty Dancing" related, and this video is no exception. Terra and Drake Otto tied the knot earlier t...

Decades Of Dirty Dancing

Posted 08.21.2013 | Entertainment

On Aug. 21, 1987, the world was introduced to the timeless lesson that nobody puts Baby in a corner. Starring Patrick Swayze and Jennifer Grey, "Dirty...

If These Classic Movies Were Made Today

Melissa Sher | Posted 10.09.2013 | Women
Melissa Sher

Sixteen Candles: Jake wishes Samantha a happy birthday on her Facebook page. He does not get her a cake.

Summer Love or Something Like It

Brooke Lyons | Posted 10.01.2013 | Women
Brooke Lyons

Even Grease warns us that, "It turned colder" and, well, "that's where it ends." Given our collective knowledge of how summer love pans out, why do we continue to covet and celebrate it?

5 Things I Learned From '80s Movies

Bailee Ufert | Posted 07.22.2013 | Teen
Bailee Ufert

The 1980s were a blissful decade full of cringe-worthy fashion trends and pop music. The movies from the '80s are haunting in a good way; they leave us enamored and begging for more. Many of them have hidden messages, and some are more obvious.

25 Movies Perfect For Mother's Day

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 05.10.2013 | Entertainment

Ring in Mother's Day on Sunday by curling up with a movie that you and mommy dearest will both enjoy (perhaps even the movie "Mommie Dearest"). To...

The Difference Between What's Hot and What Lasts

Marshall Fine | Posted 04.21.2013 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

There are a lot of things that are popular and commercial, but aren't very good. Or are just good enough. Consider Justin Bieber: It's not that the kid isn't talented; it's that he's only just talented enough.

10 Love Lessons You Can Learn From the '80s

Nico Lang | Posted 01.26.2013 | Women
Nico Lang

This is the '80s, and girls aren't like Sandy in Grease, ditching their poodle skirts to impress some guy. No. You're like Molly Ringwald, and guys like you for just doing you.

Rachel Bilson & Michael Strahan Do 'Dirty Dancing' Lift

Posted 10.01.2012 | TV

Rachel Bilson sat down with Michael Strahan and Kelly Ripa on "Live! With Kelly and Michael" to promote her returning CW series "Hart of Dixie" on Mon...

"Welcome to Kutsher's": A Catskills Documentary and the End of an Era

David Fagin | Posted 11.05.2012 | Entertainment
David Fagin

In the documentary Welcome to Kutsher's: The Last Catskills Resort, filmmakers attempt to revisit a time gone by and answer the question, "What was it about the Catskills, and Kutsher's in particular, that made going there such a unique and cherished experience?"