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Who Needs Therapy or Antidepressants When There’s…Swing Dancing

Posted on · This weekend (March 12-15) swing dancers will converge on Houston for Lindyfest Lone Star Championships, a dance competition, workshop and overall excuse to do dances like the Lindy Hop, the Charleston and the Balboa. You might remember the surge in swing dancing's popularity in the late 1990s, but Houston Matters' Michael Hagerty visited local dance […]

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The Houston Post, Cancer Costs, and Swing Dancing: Thursday’s show (March 12, 2015)

Posted on · As longtime Houstonians know, this city was, for generations, a two newspaper town. Throughout the 20th century, the Houston Post rivaled the Houston Chronicle as the paper of record for Greater Houston. Next month marks the 20th anniversary of the Post's demise. On this edition of Houston Matters, we look back at the history and […]