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It isn’t often that I encounter great documentaries on salsa. In my opinion, salsa is generally misrepresented in mainstream media be it in movies (Dirty Dancing 2 – YUK!) or dance TV shows (I’m yet to see a single choreography on either Dancing With The Stars or So You Think You Can Dance that I feel represents what salsa really is).
By the way, talking about SYTYCD, they had Maria Torres (Eddie Torres’s wife) choreograph a Hustle routine this last season. Couldn’t they have her (or even better, Eddie Torres himself) do a mambo routine for the show ?????
Back to the original topic of this post, though: documentaries on salsa. A few weeks ago, a friend in China asked for my help in finding an online copy of a TV documentary about the history of mambo and salsa, that he wanted to show his students. It turns out that PBS, the TV production company, had actually posted the entire show onto their site.
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