Category Archive: entertainment

DWTS 11-21-11 The Finals

Sometimes wanting something too much can backfire. And sometimes, choreographers and contestants forget that dancing is not about doing tricks, it’s about design, connection, musicality, fully using the body, and engaging the audience… Continue reading

DWTS 11-14-11

The semi-finals. Whoot! Whoot! After pulling off all their dances, we know Hope and Maks were voted off this week. Hope consistently gave it her all – and she’s was feisty and remarkable… Continue reading

DWTS 11-7-11

What wins our hearts? Emotional connection. For me sometimes, it’s seeing someone grow. That’s especially heartening when I didn’t feel much connection with that someone and then I can. Nancy and Tristan were… Continue reading

Celebrate! Dance to the Music!

Celebrate! Dance to the Music!

DWTS 10-31-11

Costumes and buffoonery. Halloween fun. Werewolves howling into the night. Maidens in distress. Ghosts and goblins, oh my! I love Halloween. I love dressing in costume and the transformation it brings. But who… Continue reading

DWTS 10-24-11

Broadway Theme Week. The music, the dancing. Musical theater whoop whoop whoop! Chaz went off this week. He worked hard and that showed. His physique inhibited him. That he had mixed feelings about… Continue reading

DWTS 10-10-11

I don’t know about you but I LOVE Indiana Jones, Jack Sparrow, Toy Story’s cuddlies, and Alfred Hitchcock, so dances to music from those movies made this week on Dancing with the Stars… Continue reading

Dancing with the Stars 10-5-11

I ended my analysis of Dancing with the Stars last time by mentioning how this show is a popularity contest and not necessarily about the best dancers. When even the judges influence viewers… Continue reading

Dancing with the Stars 9-26-11

The thrilling second week of DWTS. Here’s my analysis. Many times this show is a popularity contest and not necessarily about who the best dancer is. I wish it were not so because… Continue reading

If you believe in magic…

Hi. I’m Melanie A. Stinson, LMT, and I believe in magic. I thrive on the enchantment in this world. I get excited by mystery, by the wondrous, and that’s what I want you… Continue reading

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