What do you get when you put Scot Haney, Eight to the Bar, a dozen local celebrities, 200 people passionate about one of CT's vital services for people with disabilities, and a shiny trophy in a ballroom? We don't think there's a name for it, but the result is a guaranteed TEN.
This year's theme is dances from the movies. Be dazzled by the surprises our dance professionals and celebrities have in store. The money raised is key to our efforts to provide CRIS Radio to people in the community at no cost. Make a difference: join us and you will have fun in the process.
The buzz even before the dancers stepped onto the floor at the Bond Ballroom Saturday was that there were a couple of amateur contestants in the CRIS "Dancing With the Stars" dance-off who were going to be doing a lot more on the floor than just "Stayin Alive." Read more.
In these parts this announcement is almost as exciting as each time ABC reveals a new celebrity cast for its popular TV reality show "Dancing With the Stars."
And with that said, CRIS Radio, the nonprofit radio service that broadcasts news and information to the blind and disabled, has announced the celebrity line-up … Continue Reading ››
April 24, 2012 By Maryellen Fillo, The Hartford Courant
Just call him Fancy Footwork Floyd. That would be Aetna vice president Floyd Green, who, after Saturday night’s CRIS Radio “Dancing in The Dark” gala, knows that if the insurance gig doesn’t work out, he can always give dance lessons. Read more.
April 13, 2012 By Maryellen Fillo, The Hartford Courant
Arthur Murray instructor Frank Del Aguila's touch is feather light as he and his dance partner, Diane Duhaime, practice their fox trot. His hand gently guides her arm to form a graceful arc as they move across the floor in unison. She is equally sensitive, her hands … Continue Reading ››