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June 4, 2018

Making Friends after 60

…just 5 that I discovered and would love to share. Daybreaker – a Community, Lifestyle and Movement Daybreaker is an early-morning, dance movement meetup happening in 22 cities around the…

September 19, 2018

How can women make friends after 60?

…5 that I discovered and would love to share. Daybreaker – a Community, Lifestyle and Movement Daybreaker is an early-morning, dance movement meetup happening in 22 cities around the world,…

December 28, 2015

Stylin’ Seniors Are Showing the World Some Attitude

…would be tempted to put my feet up and read more carefully and watch dumb television.” Bernard Dove, 75, a professional line dance instructor and jazz dancer, Manny Cantor Center,…

January 26, 2015

Aging with Attitude: Pole Dancer Greta Pontarelli

…to rethink. A kind of vertical gymnastics crossed with choreographed dance, pole sports is an emerging athletic trend and already, fitness studios across the country are offering “vertical fitness” classes…

December 19, 2016

Starting Over: From Guidance Counselor to Actor

…was always singing and performing for her family, but her mother didn’t encourage her to take it further, and so Klein ended up becoming a school guidance counselor and working…

September 5 | 6:00pm7:00pm

Clark Center Celebration

video from the library introduced by dancers who performed with Alvin Ailey, Ballet Hispanico, Dance Theatre of Harlem, Eleo Pomare and Charles Moore Dance Theatre, all of whom were associated…

August 5, 2014

VIDEO OF THE WEEK: Leonard Cohen’s Ode to Passion

  When we announced our first ever Senior Sex Month in the spring, a site visitor commenting under our announcement reminded us of Leonard Cohen’s classic 1984 song “Dance Me…

August 27, 2018

Dancing through life: Martha Halas

…she went back alone the next day. “I thought what the Hell and began to dance. When I started to dance I felt better. I had walked out of my…

July 28 | 1:00pm3:00pm

Lincoln Center Out of Doors

(Until August 11) Lincoln Center Out of Doors offers an array of dance, music and performance as diverse and vibrant as the city itself (schedule here). Made in NYC 2.0…

April 4, 2016

Starting Over: How a Retired IT Guy Became DJ PreSkool

…mostly what I was familiar with, like rock & roll and hip-hop. But then I got into dance music, and I found that my approach to it and my music…

March 3, 2015

Video of the Week: “Uptown Funk”

…weekly to perform at basketball games and other events. The senior dance troupe was formed almost 20 years ago by dance instructor Jean Dixon Elliott. “The ideal age for women…

September 11 | 8:15am8:46am

Table of Silence

The “Table of Silence Project” offers more than 150 dancers in a performance ritual for peace performed when the planes hit the Twin Towers that infamous day 18 years ago….

February 25, 2015

Bulletin Board: Opportunities for Senior Performers and Artists

…songs of political or social outrage past and present, in a concert that will be intercut with dance and the performers’ reflections on power. “More than any one narrative,” The…

October 30, 2019

Meet a Member: Zoe Kennedy

…No dancing. When I was in high school, I used to sneak out of the house and dance. I always wanted to belly dance. It started because my sister used…

September 18, 2013

Linky NYC: This week’s picks for seniors with attitude…

…here to read more. A memorial dance in the sky On September 12, to mark the 12-year anniversary of their first performance after the 2011 World Trade Center attacks, New…