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A slang term in Hong Kong for $1 million. The term is most common in Hong Kong securities exchanges and other trading platforms. See also: Hong Kong dollar.
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Byline: Baz Luhrmann was among the first people to bring ballroom dancing to the screen.
He said: "The championships were always held at the Tower Ballroom until its closure in 2005 so we are delighted to see the competition move back to its original home.
00* tickets to see Simply Ballroom on Friday 11th July (usually priced pounds 21.
It's a truly unique property that gives you the chance to feel like a ballroom star every day.
Story Medicine (Grand Ballroom F) CE 4:30-5:30 PM Free To All Registrants It is difficult to pick which is sweetest: the story we live, the story we tell or the story we hear.
Ballroom dancing holds an unusual place in world culture as an endeavor that exists simultaneously in multiple forms: social; concert or exhibition (choreographed routines performed for audiences); and competitive, which has recently come to be known as DanceSport.
Picart, draws upon multiple methods to analyze ballroom dance as a cultural practice appearing in a variety of forms and places and taking on different meanings depending on the situation and audience.
Additional floors could be added above this air rights addition for conference rooms, ballrooms, restaurants, offices, and other ancillary uses, all with spectacular river views.
Simply Ballroom brings the glitzy world of ballroom dancing to the theatre with glittering costumes and stylish performances.
As a result, interest in ballroom dancing is greater than it has been at any time since the middle of the last century, dance professionals say.
Their tour looks like this:#September 9, New York City, Roseland Ballroom # September 10, Philadelphia, Electric Factory # September 11, Carrboro, Cat's Cradle # September 14, Dallas, Gypsy Tea Room # September 15, Houston, Verizon Wireless Theatre # September 17, Austin, Austin City Limits Festival # September 22, San Francisco, Concourse # September 24, Portland, McMenamins Ballroom # September 26, Vancouver, Commodore Ballroom # September 29, Minneapolis, The Quest # September 30, Chicago, Riviera Theatre # October 1, Toronto, The Docks # October 2, Montreal, Metropolis # October 3, New York, Roseland Ballroom
Outside, the Ballroom terrace and large pre-function space will provide spectacular views, stretching 30 miles out to sea.