Jill Koch

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  • 11 years ago | Local Wire

    Leaving us jonesing since 2001's pop-perfect Satellite Rides, Dallas' Old 97's finally give us a Drag, shaking up the jukebox with a more spontaneous sound this go-around -- melding spicy zydeco, plaintive ballads and power rock, plus the 'tude an...

  • 11 years ago | Longform

    The central Phoenix dance studio has all the charm of a prison cell -- with ugly curtains -- but it pulses with sex and sass and sweat. Bass shakes the floor as Ellen Rath takes the lead, pounding out a routine to Missy Elliott's "Pass That Dutch....

  • 11 years ago | News

    Les Du Mouchel is not used to standing still. He's been mimicking the moves of Michael Jackson since age 3 and has shaken his money maker -- literally -- as a resident dancer at Axis/Radius, CBNC, Sanctuary and Club Bash. But these days, the 22-ye...

  • 11 years ago | News

    For many teenagers, high school is an exercise in blending in. Francesco Caban directed his energies elsewhere. He joined the dance program at Arcadia High, then the cheer squad -- both times, the only boy. Caban says he endured a lot of name-call...

  • 11 years ago | News

    Technique is Jessica Jesse Jackson's strong suit -- a rare trait in hip-hop. She hammers out each move with cool precision. The 27-year-old, who joined Nebellen in February, has had plenty of practice: dance lessons, gymnastics training, cheer com...

  • 11 years ago | News

    Antonio Berumen spends most of his rehearsal time upside down, spinning and bouncing and bending his body into various positions -- all of which appear equally painful. His fiercest skill: hopping on his right hand. His record: 75 consecutive hops...

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