The 10,000-person dance party streaming in your living room
Tuesday, 22 September 2020
Illustration by Claudia Chinyere Akole
If you were to picture the opposite of social distancing, you might envision a humid dance floor in a windowless warehouse, where bodies writhe on top of one another and a DJ yells “move your fucking tushy” with zero irony.
That’s Dance Church — or it was, prior to the pandemic. The studio, founded by dancer and choreographer Kate Wallich, hosted classes of 90 to 250 people in Seattle, New York, Los Angeles, and Portland, with pop-up locations across the United States. “Dance Church is nasty, rolling in each other’s sweat, holding each other’s hands, breathing on each other. It’s literally everything that spreads the disease,” Wallich says of her pre-quarantine business.
Now, Dance Church has morphed into something else — a...
💡 One News Page Knowledge: Other News Mentions
PayPal cuts ties with domain registrar Epik over digital currencyIllustration by Alex Castro / The Verge
PayPal has terminated the account of domain registrar and web hosting company Epik for violating its “risk..
With Billions at Stake, New York Sues Trump Over ‘Anarchist’ LabelNew York City, Seattle and Portland, Ore., all so-called “anarchist jurisdictions,” are trying to stop the Trump administration from withholding federal..
Supreme Court allows Trump to end census early
Credit: Reuters - Politics Duration: 01:32Published
Louisville anti-racism protesters defy curfew
Credit: Reuters - Politics Duration: 02:02Published
NYC, Seattle, Portland Designated as 'Anarchist Jurisdictions' by DOJ
Credit: Cover Video STUDIO Duration: 01:08Published
US election: Jews For Trump car parade descends into conflict in New YorkWarning: This article features violence and offensive language. Skirmishes broke out between supporters and opponents of President Donald Trump as a Jews For..
Watch: Incredible moment cat jumps from burning New York City apartmentThe heart-stopping moment a cat leapt off the second floor of a building where an apartment was on fire has been shared online.The images, from a fire in an..
Jared and Ivanka threaten Lincoln Project lawsuit
Credit: Reuters Studio Duration: 01:20Published
20-Year-Old Tourist Killed by Stray Bullet in BrooklynEthan Williams, who had long dreamed of moving to New York, became another victim of the wave of gun violence that has shaken the city.
'A fanciful reality': Trump claims Black Lives Matter protests are violent, but the majority are peacefulThe USA TODAY Network talked to residents in Portland, Milwaukee, Detroit, Chicago and Louisville to find out how protests have affected their cities.
Oregon Senator Ron Wyden on "The Takeout" — 7/31/2020Oregon Senator Ron Wyden joins CBS News chief Washington correspondent Major Garrett to talk about the occupation of Portland by federal troops under President..
Women Tear Down Students' BLM Artwork in Portland, Community Puts Up MoreA small group of angry adults destroyed "Black Lives Matter" artwork made by kids outside a Portland school, but the children are undeterred. The 3 women tore..
Bobby Soto on The Tax Collector
Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO Duration: 01:01Published
Offset Cuffed in Los Angeles After Run-In with Trump SupportersBev Hills PD says they've arrested Marcelo Almanzar, Cardi's cousin, for possession of a concealed loaded weapon. Offset was only detained, but has been..
NYPD, LAPD Worried About Election Day Protests Turning ViolentCops in New York City and Los Angeles are worried about Election Day protests devolving into chaos ... even though police brass are saying the opposite. Here's..
100 Thieves is turning its LA headquarters into a voting centerA “vote” mural by graffiti artist Slick. | Photo: 100 Thieves.
100 Thieves is following in the footsteps of the NBA and turning its home base into..
Shaquille O'Neal Says Clippers Have To Trade Paul George If They Wanna Win NBA TitleShaq says if the Clippers ever want to win an NBA championship, they gotta ship Paul George’s ass outta Los Angeles … like now!! Some background ... after..
You Might Like
Related videos from verified sources
Tweets about this