The shapes. The flowing fabrics and the strong lines of the dancers' bodies are a beautiful contrast, and all together they contort themselves into these organic shapes that are both graceful and powerful. Just begging for a sculpture.
Photo from a Vancouver Sun article about Duke Ellington's performance in Vancouver in Two great things - the caption referring to gyrating couples "dancing", and the guy in the second couple from the left is Jimi Hendrix's father!
Hopefully someone knows how to swing dance at the wedding! So many people leave the swing out of rockabilly, like it's all about cars and slap bass and victory rolls. Listen, cats - if you really wanna rock, you gotta swing.
The Charleston dance became extremely popular in the especially with Flappers. The flappers had a beautiful style that was easier portrayed in posters, as their long dresses created movement to represent the Charleston.