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About Soul

This morning I had the urge to spew some self-righteous bull about my views on the state of our dance. But then I remembered that this would be in fact judgmental. How can you judge something that is invisible: Soul! It's both amusing and frustrating to realize that it takes patience to develop an attitude of surrendering to the fact that in dance like in many other art-forms, some things are lost in translation. Like what it means to have "soul" when you dance. 

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"Pantsula", Through the Eyes of Michael Moloi

“Pantsula, the so-called rebellion dance form that was created in 1950 or during the apartheid era in South Africa, in the east and the west side of Johannesburg.”

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IN THE LAB WITH LOCKUNITY

How to foster more growth into the Locking Art form? As an observer who happened to be passionate about Locking

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About Locking ?

If you have been studying it long enough “Locking” is a dance that sent you on the quest of a lifetime. It made you dabble in your parent's old record collection

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"GUMBOOTS" Through the eyes of Michael Moloi

What is Gumboots? "Gumboots is a rhythmic cultural dance created by men in the gold mines of Johannesburg during the apartheid era". In this documentary, Michael...

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    LAS VEGAS LOCKING CAMP 2016 Open Event

      2016 Las Vegas Locking Camp  AUGUST 17-18-19-20-21 In honor of the camp’s 10th Anniversary we are hosting a 5-day camp and have invited back many alumni from the early years of the Elite Locking Camp (now Las Vegas Locking Camp) to share in the ...special week.  PACKAGES: This year we decided to simplify the packages. We have 3 packages to start with. We won’t be offering 1 day drop-in’s unless we have spots left for these days. (Contact us for more info).  - One Free t-Shirt is included in all the packages. If you would like to reserve an extra one they will cost 20$ US (please contact us). Please Download and fill out the "INJURY AND LIABILITY WAIVER" and "Visual/Audio Image Release Form" before arriving to the camp. You can download them below the event description  FOCUS: This year we will focus on SYNERGY - Connection, Communication & Cooperation. The 3 C’s as our overall theme.  /'sinərjē/ noun noun: synergy; plural noun: synergies; noun: synergism; plural noun: synergisms the interaction or cooperation of two or more organizations, substances, or other agents to produce a combined effect greater than the sum of their separate effects. "the synergy between artist” Synonym: effort: give and take The majority of the classes will be taught in duos/trios. Be prepared.  TEACHERS and assistants: Don Campbellock, Scoo B Doo, Sundance, Tash, Fred Realness, Oskar Supreme & Arvidos, Dennis Infante & Jaypee Diaz, Kim Sato, Troublelock and Treklock.  Plus some special guests ;) SCHEDULE: For those who can manage to join us for the five-day, camp will begin on: - Wednesday, August 17th - Teacher Training (9 am to 6 pm) - Thursday, August 18th - Schedule - TBA - Locking (9 am to 6 pm) - Friday, August 19th - Schedule TBA - Locking (9 am to 4 pm) - Friday night - 10th Anniversary party at Artifice Bar - Saturday, August 20th - Schedule TBA - Locking (10 am to 6 pm) - Saturday night - Alumni and Teachers Dinner at Boulder Station Buffet - Sunday, August 21 - Schedule TBA - Locking (10 am to 6 pm)  - Sunday night - Trouble Sundays - We relinquish all responsibilities and wish you well!!  Ps: A lot of information is given on Wednesday and Thursday so you might have to catch up if you pick the weekend package. Never hesitate to ask if you need help. FOOD: *** NOTE: Food/Catering isn't included in the camp price *** We are looking at catering a little different this time and we should have more information about it very soon. Price should stay between 10 to 12 dollars. => If you already know that you will use our catering services, please select the option while buying your tickets so we can get a count of how many are interested. Remember that there are no healthy food restaurants close to the studio so you will have to prepare and bring your lunch. HOTEL INFORMATION: (For alumni that still have their “red” Station Casinos Player Card, use it to book early for discounts, it also gives you discounts at the buffet). Boulder Station 4111 Boulder HWY Las Vegas, NV 89121 Local: (702) 432-7777 Toll Free: (800) 683-7777 https://boulderstation.sclv.com/   PHOTOGRAPHY Package (not include in camp price):  Last year, we invited Kyle Ruggles to take pictures during the camp. We are pleased to announce that he will be here this year too! So on top of the pictures of the camp itself, we have reserved one studio for our photographer Kyle Ruggles where he will offer photoshoot sessions for anyone interested to get great dance photos and portraits. He prepared a special package just for you! $25 for 2 fully edited pictures + 6 non-edited. For more, you will have to deal with him directly ;)  DON'T FORGET TO PACK: - Knee pads -Your water bottle - Snacks & Fruits - Hats and sunscreen (August is the hottest month)   Don't hesitate to contact us if you have questions.   More

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    Las Vegas Locking Camp

    LAS VEGAS LOCKING CAMP 2016 Open Event

      2016 Las Vegas Locking Camp  AUGUST 17-18-19-20-21 In honor of the camp’s 10th Anniversary we are hosting a 5-day camp and have invited back many alumni from the early years of the Elite Locking Camp (now Las Vegas Locking Camp) to share in the ...special week.  PACKAGES: This year we decided to simplify the packages. We have 3 packages to start with. We won’t be offering 1 day drop-in’s unless we have spots left for these days. (Contact us for more info).  - One Free t-Shirt is included in all the packages. If you would like to reserve an extra one they will cost 20$ US (please contact us). Please Download and fill out the "INJURY AND LIABILITY WAIVER" and "Visual/Audio Image Release Form" before arriving to the camp. You can download them below the event description  FOCUS: This year we will focus on SYNERGY - Connection, Communication & Cooperation. The 3 C’s as our overall theme.  /'sinərjē/ noun noun: synergy; plural noun: synergies; noun: synergism; plural noun: synergisms the interaction or cooperation of two or more organizations, substances, or other agents to produce a combined effect greater than the sum of their separate effects. "the synergy between artist” Synonym: effort: give and take The majority of the classes will be taught in duos/trios. Be prepared.  TEACHERS and assistants: Don Campbellock, Scoo B Doo, Sundance, Tash, Fred Realness, Oskar Supreme & Arvidos, Dennis Infante & Jaypee Diaz, Kim Sato, Troublelock and Treklock.  Plus some special guests ;) SCHEDULE: For those who can manage to join us for the five-day, camp will begin on: - Wednesday, August 17th - Teacher Training (9 am to 6 pm) - Thursday, August 18th - Schedule - TBA - Locking (9 am to 6 pm) - Friday, August 19th - Schedule TBA - Locking (9 am to 4 pm) - Friday night - 10th Anniversary party at Artifice Bar - Saturday, August 20th - Schedule TBA - Locking (10 am to 6 pm) - Saturday night - Alumni and Teachers Dinner at Boulder Station Buffet - Sunday, August 21 - Schedule TBA - Locking (10 am to 6 pm)  - Sunday night - Trouble Sundays - We relinquish all responsibilities and wish you well!!  Ps: A lot of information is given on Wednesday and Thursday so you might have to catch up if you pick the weekend package. Never hesitate to ask if you need help. FOOD: *** NOTE: Food/Catering isn't included in the camp price *** We are looking at catering a little different this time and we should have more information about it very soon. Price should stay between 10 to 12 dollars. => If you already know that you will use our catering services, please select the option while buying your tickets so we can get a count of how many are interested. Remember that there are no healthy food restaurants close to the studio so you will have to prepare and bring your lunch. HOTEL INFORMATION: (For alumni that still have their “red” Station Casinos Player Card, use it to book early for discounts, it also gives you discounts at the buffet). Boulder Station 4111 Boulder HWY Las Vegas, NV 89121 Local: (702) 432-7777 Toll Free: (800) 683-7777 https://boulderstation.sclv.com/   PHOTOGRAPHY Package (not include in camp price):  Last year, we invited Kyle Ruggles to take pictures during the camp. We are pleased to announce that he will be here this year too! So on top of the pictures of the camp itself, we have reserved one studio for our photographer Kyle Ruggles where he will offer photoshoot sessions for anyone interested to get great dance photos and portraits. He prepared a special package just for you! $25 for 2 fully edited pictures + 6 non-edited. For more, you will have to deal with him directly ;)  DON'T FORGET TO PACK: - Knee pads -Your water bottle - Snacks & Fruits - Hats and sunscreen (August is the hottest month)   Don't hesitate to contact us if you have questions.   More

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