A tale of two cities: How drag performers in Los Angeles and Moscow, Idaho, spend their money

We look at how the cost of being a drag performer can vary depending on which city you're from.
Drag queen Shangela in Los Angeles, California.
Imeh Akpanudosen/Getty Images for MTV

A tale of two cities: How drag performers in Los Angeles and Moscow, Idaho, spend their money

We look at how the cost of being a drag performer can vary depending on which city you're from.
Drag queen Shangela in Los Angeles, California.
Imeh Akpanudosen/Getty Images for MTV

Heard of Bethany Mota? She's one of ABC's newest stars

Sep 5, 2014
The network hopes to lure Mota's army of online followers back to prime-time TV.

It's lunch time... let's DANCE!

Feb 1, 2013
Lunch is a necessary part of any workday. But often people return to work feeling sleepier than when they left. Well, there's a new way to beat that post-lunch laziness in Berlin -- hit the dance floor!

Do you, do you, do you wanna dance?

Nov 12, 2012
The popularity of dance competition shows on TV has led to more adults enrolling in dance classes. But will that trend last any longer than the shows?
Final Note

NY's high court considers: Is lap dancing a tax-exempt art?

Sep 5, 2012
New York's highest court is hearing legal arguments by a strip club about whether nude lap dancing is art -- and therefore eligible for state tax exemption.

In ballet, dreams are expensive

May 11, 2012
The new documentary "First Position" opens across the U.S. this weekend. The film focuses on several young dancers competing and trying to make it in a difficult and expensive field.
Alys Shee and Aaron Smyth from the film "First Position."
First Position

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Reality TV: The casting process

Feb 28, 2012
'Dancing With the Stars' unveiled its latest slate of cast members today. Which got us thinking, how is a reality television show cast? Robyn Kass, the casting director behind 'Big Brother,' 'Survivor,' and 'The Bachelor,' explains.

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