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3506
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Although he's the Triangle's best-known tap dancer, Gene Medler was a psychology major. Learning to tap in 1980, he later organized the N.C. Youth Tap Ensemble in Chapel Hill. Aged 6 to 18, the group performs in the Carolinas and around the country.
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Independent Weekly (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57 [volumes 13 - 23 on microfilm]), Vol. 15 Issue 36, Sept 1997, p39, il Periodical Website
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35675
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In the 1500s, Ben Jonson was a notable playwright for satirical comedies. Tale of a Tub is a comedy about marriages arranged on St. Valentine’s Day. The play is filled with folk customs, speech, and ballads from the time.
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36038
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Explanations for stepping from students often connect the tradition to African dance forms, and they reflect an Afrocentric perspective that combines a deep pride in African roots with a desire to recognize elements of American culture as African-based.
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36035
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The Theta Pi chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha sorority at UNC Chapel Hill, along with other African American organizations, uses stepping as a creative vehicle that helped to define group image through words and movement.