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Dancers perform for cultural celebration

Junior Emma Tight performs Irish dance with her teammates March 10 at Eden Prairie mall. Tight will also be dancing Mar.17 at the Landmark Center and MN History Center

Carissa Prestholdt

March 15, 2019

As junior Emma Tight laces up her dance shoes for upcoming Irish dance performances, she said Irish dancers look forward to St. Patrick’s Day because of the festive atmosphere and opportunities for spontaneity. “There are some parades that you can go see and sometimes we go and watch those before we...

Freshman celebrates Irish culture, customs

Freshman Emma Tight dances (center) at the Landmark Center in St. Paul on St. Patrick’s Day 2016. Tight last danced at the Irish Fair this past August, and will be dancing Thanksgiving weekend in Chicago.

Alex Balfour

November 11, 2016

How long have you been Irish dancing? Nine years. How often and where do you practice? I practice at a studio in Edina called Corda Mor. I practice on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and two classes on Saturday and on Sunday. So typically five days a week. Why did you decide to start Irish dancing? I...

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