Dance

Dance is a performing art form consisting of sequences of movement, either improvised or purposefully selected. This movement has aesthetic and often symbolic value. Dance can be categorized and described by its choreography, by its repertoire of movements, or by its historical period or place of origin. An important distinction is to be drawn between the contexts of theatrical and participatory dance, although these two categories are not always completely separate; both may have special functions, whether social, ceremonial, competitive, erotic, martial, or sacred/liturgical. Other forms of human movement are sometimes said to have a dance-like quality, including martial arts, gymnastics, cheerleading, figure skating, synchronized swimming, marching bands, and many other forms of athletics.

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Venus and the crescent moon get together in dazzling dance early Sunday

Hubble telescope sees haunting galactic dance of 2 galaxies linked by the corpse of a cannibalized neighbor

Hubble telescope sees haunting galactic dance of 2 galaxies linked by the corpse of a cannibalized neighbor

Hubble Captures a Turbulent Galactic Gravitational Dance

Hubble Sees Graceful Gravitational Dance of Two Galaxies

Traveling wave of light sparks simple liquid crystal microposts to perform complex dance

Watch black holes and the stars that feed them dance in this mesmerizing NASA video

Watch black holes and the stars that feed them dance in this mesmerizing NASA video

Hubble Space Telescope celebrates 32nd anniversary with gorgeous gravitational 'dance' photo

April's sky brings dance of 4 morning planets: See Jupiter, Venus, Mars and Saturn.

The Sun’s coronal loops may be an optical illusion. According to new research, the arcs of plasma that dance above the Sun may actually be wrinkles in a vast veil of plasma.

Scientists capture the fleeting dance of moiré excitons

Two black holes locked in cosmic dance near galaxy's center are doomed to crash

Colossal Black Holes Locked in an Epic Cosmic Dance at Heart of Galaxy

Watch the winners of this year's ‘Dance Your Ph.D.’ contest

Colossal black holes locked in dance at heart of galaxy

Colossal black holes locked in dance at heart of galaxy

Stunning image shows galactic dance of stars swirling around a supermassive black hole

Northern lights will dance over most of Canada tonight, but clouds may crash the party

SOFIA Observes Venus: A Delicate Dance to Understand Our Hot and Cloudy Twin’s Atmosphere