Links from the Times for Oct. 17: Ballroom dancing, Balloon boy
Ballroom dance teachers share the arts
Young ladies have been jumping into young men's arms for years. And for years, the Patel Conservatory at the Tampa Bay Performing Arts Center has been sending dance instructors into the public schools, in hopes of making the arts matter to a new generation.
Story: Patel Conservatory dance outreach program makes all the difference
Slide show: Learning ballroom dance
In a video of the Henne family launching the helium-filled balloon, the craft lifts off and the dad gets angry and stomps around because the mom wasn't holding a tether line. There appears to be no compartment for the boy to have been in when it lifts off.
You-Tube video which includes audio of the call.