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a high-kicking dance of French origin performed by a female chorus line

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These "men" face adventures and dangers beyond your wildest imaginations, including rude French people, cancan dancers, the Lady of the Lake (Bianca Montenegro) and her Laker Girls, and killer rabbits.
DREAMS really 'Cancan' come true - just ask a Nuneaton dancer who has joined the most famous cabaret in the world.
One tends to get nervous because outfits as much as stunning they look, they are heavy, they have the cancan and layers and layers inside.
A permit approved on June 6 by DENR-National Capital Region Director Jacqueline Cancan allowed the Bases Conversion and Development Authority (BCDA) to cut 425 trees and earth-ball 62 more along Bayani Road and Sales Interchange in Fort Bonifacio.
The frenzied skill and military precision of the world champion dancers of the Irish International Dance Company is combined with the passionate Latino rhythms of tango, flamenco and salsa, as well as tap dance, urban funk, cancan, jazz and even Highland fling - all enhanced by dynamic lighting and dazzling costumes.
The first big star to appear on its stage was La Goulue - the famous cancan dancer.
Adams lost the opener on all three judges' cards against China's Ren Cancan, whom she beat to win her historic London 2012 gold medal.
"We have been through ups and downs - some of the best and worst times over the last NIC BATTERS ON NICOLA ADAMS powered into a second Olympic final by hammering China's Cancan Ren.
NICOLA ADAMS kept 'Yorkshire Day' on track in Rio as she powered her way into a second Olympic final by giving China's Cancan Ren a reet good hammering.
Adams on brink of history NICOLA ADAMS eased past old foe Cancan Ren and now stands one win away from becoming the first British boxer in 92 years to retain an Olympic title.
Adams will face China's Ren Cancan in the semifinals, the same opponent she out-boxed and floored on her way to winning the London 2012 final.
Adams will face China's Ren Cancan in tomorrow's semi-finals, the same opponent she out-boxed and floored on her way to winning the London 2012 final four years ago.
A Tony Hancock B Arthur Haynes C Jimmy Edwards D Benny Hill QUESTION 7 - for 7 points: Which 19th century operetta features a dance called the cancan? A Orpheus in the Underworld B The Pirates of Penzance C Die Fledermaus D The Opera Ball QUESTION 8 - for 8 points: Where did the German forces officially surrender to the Allies at the end of World War II?
The French review is bringing "a Taste of Moulin Rouge," where dancers will present a condensed performance of 8 minutes, paying homage to their world famous Feerie and Cancan. The event will also showcase iconic costumes that have played key roles in the Moulin Rouge's long history during their fashion show.