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Irish Dance Update

Think that tricky, fast Irish step dancing exists only on a stage with Michael Flatly? Well, you’re wrong! Portland is home to some great Irish dancing. Five years ago we met some students who, along with their teachers, were enthusiastic, energetic, and good enough to compete at the world championships in Ireland! Recently we caught up with them to get an update, and invited them to our studio.

First Broadcast: 2009
Producer: Jessica Martin
Videographer: Tom Shrider
Editor: Michael Bendixen

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Irish Dance Update; Leah Wingfield & Steve Clements; Metalsmith Kristin Mitsu Shiga (1116)

Oregon Art Beat: Episode #1116
Original Broadcast: February 18, 2010