Author: alinecortes

Online – Videos: study where and when you want

A smile of someone who’s having fun and playing around. The energy of the dancers in the video ILHC 2013 – Invitational Strictly Lindy Hop Finals is wonderful and does not go unnoticed. It caught the attention of Guilherme Ribeiro, who was stunned by whatContinue reading

Record and share – Karine Hermes

She no longer lives here in Brazil, but when I learned she would be visiting I found a way to chat with her and ask about her opinion on the importance of the audiovisual for the scene of Vintage dances.​ ​Karine Hermes started on Lindy HopContinue reading

The records of the Lindy Hop revival: Sweden

In the peak of the Jazz Era, Lindy Hop dancers swung on the theater screen in movies like ‘Helzapoppin’, ‘Keep Punching’, ‘Radio City Revels’ and ‘Manhattan Merry-Go-Round’. Around 50 years later, these feature-length films were still around in the world and were rediscovered by a group of young people whoContinue reading

I Charleston Rio – A dream come true

Touristy locations and dance moves? Everything together and mixed up? Those who already watched any video of the I Charleston the World project have seen beautiful scenarios and Lindy hoppers dancing. In Brazil we could already see touristy points of two cities where the LindyContinue reading

Jazz na Rua – Come with us!

To take the jazz to the metropolitan streets, for free, to gather who’s already a dancer and invite passersby who still haven’t heard of the Lindy hop: that’s the idea of Jazz na Rua. Created by a group of friend, the event takes place inContinue reading

Jazz Dance Film Fest – Reenacting a classic

2013’s edition of Jazz Dance Film Fest had the participation of twelve videos of many different styles. The big winner featured three Balboa dancers. Jennifer Lee, one of the winners, first met Balboa seven years ago and fell in love with it. Because of that,Continue reading

Swing Nation – Let’s talk about Swing Dances

A group of dancers passionate about Lindy Hop created a website in 1997 about it. Excited about the idea, they created a podcast called Yehoodi Talk Show. Later, with the growing popularity of published videos on the Internet, they decided to join the movement andContinue reading