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Last Dance: Dirty Dancing's Final Shake

Ben Toth | Posted 09.12.2012 | Entertainment
Ben Toth

Kenny Ortega faced 20 bright-eyed dancers, explaining that what was undoubtedly their dream job -- dancing in the remake of Dirty Dancing -- was no longer happening.

The Academy Wishes Gene Kelly A Happy 100th Birthday

Debra Levine | Posted 05.21.2012 | Arts
Debra Levine

A parade of Technicolor-tinged dance sequences enchanted a full house at the Samuel Goldwyn Theater Thursday night. "A Centennial Tribute to Gene Kel...

Hollywood Dance Super-Agent, Julie McDonald, honored at Palm Desert's "Dance Under the Stars" Choreography Festival

Debra Levine | Posted 01.15.2012 | Arts
Debra Levine

McDonald explained how how, after retiring from her dance career, she and two partners established the hippest dance studio in L.A.

M.J. Trial Week End Review: Week 2 "Got Milk?"

Tanya Young Williams | Posted 12.10.2011 | Black Voices
Tanya Young Williams

Week two of the People vs. Dr. Conrad Murray Hollywood trial introduced the world to a new cast of characters. The witnesses were colorful, brilliant, arrogant, frustrated, pretty and aloof. Week two of the Michael Jackson manslaughter trial was reality TV worth watching.

A Who's Who Guide To The Michael Jackson Doctor Trial

The Huffington Post | Lucy Blodgett | Posted 12.07.2011 | Los Angeles

After Michael Jackson's death, fans across the world mourned the loss of the "King of Pop" -- and then started asking questions about the mysterious c...

'Dirty Dancing' Remake: Kenny Ortega To Direct

AP | Posted 10.08.2011 | Entertainment

LOS ANGELES — "Dirty Dancing" is coming back to the big screen. Lionsgate says it is remaking the 1987 film that starred Jennifer Grey as a nai...

Review: My Morning Jacket "Unstaged," Plus Chatting with Erykah Badu and James Tormé

Mike Ragogna | Posted 08.03.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Louisville rocked on the cutting edge Tuesday, May 31st, when hometown heroes My Morning Jacket took the stage at The Palace Theater for a three hour performance for Unstaged: An Original Series From American Express.

Beyond Dirty Dancing & Semisonic: Conversations with Dan Wilson and Franke Previte

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

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Using Michael Jackson's Legacy to Open Can of Whoop Ass on Youth Work Ethic

Ashley Wren Collins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Ashley Wren Collins

Let's hold the legacy of the passionate, hardworking Michael Jackson up to today's youth all over the world and open a can of whoop ass on the massive, pathetic atrophy of their work ethic

Dancing With the Dogs

Wendy Diamond | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Wendy Diamond

With the rising popularity of the World Canine Freestyle Organization Lucky and Wendy thought that the Astaire awards would be the perfect venue to test celebrity aptitude for doggie dancing.

The Best Shoes in New York!

Michael Henry Adams | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Michael Henry Adams

The 28th annual Fred & Adele Astaire Award winners were announced at an event that perpetuates the platinum-set memory of the world's most stellar brother and sister dance team of all time.

Director Kenny Ortega QUITS 'Footloose' Cuts Loose From Footloose Remake

E! Online | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

That Footloose remake is gonna need a new director. Kenny Ortega, the director of Michael Jackson's concert film This is It and formerly the Footl...

Michael Jackson's This Is It - Behind the camera with Videographer Sandrine Orabona

Trey Borzillieri | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Trey Borzillieri

I know I'm not alone when I say Michael Jackson had been absent from my life... But in the documentary This Is It, he is back!

"Footloose" Remake Gets Fast-tracked

Variety | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

After watching Zac Efron and director Kenny Ortega deliver a $42 million opening weekend for "High School Musical 3," Paramount Pictures has fast-trac...