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Sweet Movements Of A Hillbilly Hellion

Robert Gordon, Cleveland Ballet Company (official program), 1996

THERE ARE CINDER block joints you can still go to in Memphis, wooden shacks in Mississippi, places that are out of the way and not on most tourist maps, where you can see people dance in a way that is truly shocking. The rooms are often dense with cigarette smoke. Your eyes will sting.

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