Saturday, April 5, 2014

Alvin Ailey It Is!!!

I love dance. I have danced my whole life. In high school I was on the dance team and we performed not only in school but all over the city. I was on the dance team in Jr. College and then once I left college…I loved going to the clubs just to get my dance on. I've never been able to get enough of it. Now that I'm older, I still enjoy doing Zumba to get my dance fix.

When I received a Groupon showing Alvin Ailey American Dance Theatre was performing in my area I jumped on it! I've always wanted to see them but with 6 kids to feed, sports to pay for and just the everyday basic living expenses, there was never enough money for the entertainment extra's.

Now with the kids grown up, I can do a few things that I've always wanted to. I went home and got on the computer to find those 25.00 seats that I'd seen. But somehow they were gone, the only seats left were 80.00 to 110.00 (out of my budget). A little discouraged I decided to not give up…I called the performing arts center and low and behold they had two left for 25.00 each. I snatched them up. Later that day I asked my hubby if he wanted to go. I showed him a few YouTube videos of the company and he said, "Umm no I think I'll pass." LOL! Okay so he doesn't appreciate that style of dance quite like I do. But I knew one of my besties loved it just as much as I do. To top it off, her birthday was coming up so it worked out perfect.
Tin Tin (Tierna) was just as happy as I was…can ya tell?LOL!
Alvin Ailey Troupe performing "LIFT"

It was an AMAZING show. It was everything that I'd hoped for and more. It made me want to bust out my old dance shoes and go sign up for a class some where. Now that's saying a lot since I'm not in the shape I used to be back in the day.

What a fun girl day. I forget how amazing it is to have a little girl time sharing in the things that we love.