Category: bugs questions

  • The Rules of Connection: I think about pedagogy, lindy hop and ideology

    Once again, Bug’s Question of the Day has my brain working. Recently there was a paper published in Research and Dance Education on “frame matching” where it is proposed that there is a “universal” methedology of lead/follow that can apply to all partner dances. http://www.joeandnelle.com/assets/frame_matching_and_pted_by_joe_demers.pdf However is it really Universal? I often hear complaints from […]

  • Link round up: competition and lindy hop

    Giselle Anguizola & Chance Bushman vs. Hyunjung Choi & Soochan Lee, ULHS 2011 prelims I don’t have time/brain to make this a proper story right now, but there are some interesting bits and pieces about judging dance comps floating about at the moment: Bug’s Question of the Day (on FB), Friday 11 Nov 2011 9:38am: […]

  • Live Music and Dance Economies + beer

    I’m afraid this isn’t a terribly well written or thought out post. Spring has struck, my sinuses are buzzing with histamines and my brain is running slow and foggy. But I wanted to join up all these issues before I forgot them. So this is a story about liquor licensing, live music economies (financial and […]

  • Women DJs in the lindy hop and blues dancing world

    (This is a picture of me my friend Scott drew for my birthday) I wrote in my last post: Bug’s Question Of the Day is a regular thread on Faceplant (just search for ‘Bug’s question of the day’ over there). I keep typing replies and then deleting them. I want to engage, but sometimes my […]

  • if the music is bouncing, you’d better have a bloody good reason for just standing there

    This is the theme song for this post. Bug’s Question Of the Day is a regular thread on Faceplant (just search for ‘Bug’s question of the day’ over there). I keep typing replies and then deleting them. I want to engage, but sometimes my responses are too long or too hardcore or too stroppy for […]