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Tapperina's tales

The frontispiece of Shoot Me While I'm Happy reproduces a poster for a New York Tap Fringe Festival performance in 2005.
Jane Goldberg hoofs her way through
By MARCIA B. SIEGEL  |  August 14, 2009

Where the chips fell

Dance history reverberated across Boston during the past few weeks, affirming that how we live now owes a lot to how we’ve chosen to remember — and forget.
Marjorie Morgan, Karl Cronin, Lucinda Childs, and Boston Ballet
By MARCIA B. SIEGEL  |  May 28, 2008

What's left behind

Tap Olé is less a new-fangled bicultural fusion than a return to tap dancing’s foundational swingtime.
Tap Olé at the Regent, Rachid Ouramdane at the ICA, Prometheus at Boston Conservatory
By DEBRA CASH  |  May 21, 2008

The big bang

A resurgence of interest tap dance was fueled in the ’90s by films and Broadway shows that featured the late, great Gregory Hines and his young friend Savion Glover.
Buckets and Tap Shoes ooze rhythm
By JOHNETTE RODRIGUEZ  |  May 01, 2007