Saturday night's Dancing for the Arts, Take VII, was easily the most exciting dance experience of my life. Oh, and they raised $127,000! Whatever I might have expected, the level of creativity, energy, tricks, personality, and costumes absolutely blew the roof off the joint. You really need to see these pictures. 

CREDIT: Laura Lee

In case you're not familiar with it, Dancing for the Arts raises money for the Greater Rochester Arts and Culture Trust to benefit Youth Arts Education with an event much like Dancing for the Stars. Local celebrities and local professional dancers are paired up and compete.  According to their website, grants provided to youth-oriented nonprofits has served over 207,000 youth. It's an amazing fundraiser for a vital cause...and I had a blast emceeing with Laura Lee from ABC 6 News.

Many thanks to Dahl Dance and AB Photography for letting us use these images. Now, check out these pictures!

Dancing for the Arts Take VII

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