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2008-12-09 18:44:48

A New Zealand man has laid claim to the Guinness World Record for tap dancing by tapping out 602 beats in a minute. Tony Adams, 49, bested the previous record -- 512 taps in a minute -- on live television while wearing his 32-year-old tap shoes, The Dominion Post reported Tuesday. It's pretty challenging to sustain that pace for 60 seconds, and a minute has never felt longer, he said. Adams' 82-year-old mother, Mary, was on hand to witness the feat. I'm very proud of him but I really can't...

2008-10-15 09:00:22

ITA Software, Inc., the leading provider of innovative solutions to the airline industry, announced that TAP Portugal has enhanced its use of QPX, the industry's premier management system for airfare pricing and shopping.

2008-08-23 00:00:00

By WILLIAM TELFORD Herald Reporter Gotta dance! Talented Lewis Calcutt will be doing the hot shoe shuffle all the way to a brand-new theatre school this autumn. The teenager from Crownhill is just one of 30 budding stage stars to land a place at the pounds2million Performers College, in Essex.

2008-07-24 09:00:48

By Paul Westmoore, The Buffalo News, N.Y. Jul. 24--NIAGARA FALLS -- The acting and singing should be fine in the Niagara Fine Arts Program's production of "42nd Street," but the show is really all about dancing.

2008-07-02 09:00:39

CHICAGO _ Surrounded by yellowed playbills and photographs chronicling his career as a tap dance legend, Ernest "Brownie" Brown struggled to remember how he got to New York back in the 1930s.

2008-07-02 09:00:38

By Sid Smith, Chicago Tribune Jul. 2--As an exercise in genre blending, "The Hourglass and the Poisoned Pen" is quite the workout. It forges a most unlikely alloy: the graphic novel and tap dancing. Coming from Chicago Tap Theatre, that's no surprise.


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