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African

Gibson Muriva

Sisi

Performance | Spectacle

BC
March 7-9 mars 2013
Contemporary, African

 
COBA (Collective of Black Artists)

COBA Dance & Drum-a-thon

Workshop | Classe

Toronto ON
April 28 avril 2013
9:00 | 9:00
African, West African, Belly Dance

 

NAfro: Moving Inspirations Festival

By Holly Harris NAfro: Moving Inspirations Festival  NAfro Dance Productions

Ten years after being birthed by founding artistic director Casimiro Nhussi, Winnipeg’s NAfro Dance Productions has come of age.

"Together in Dance" forum hosted by Flato Markham Theatre

On October 14th, Flato Markham Theatre hosted its inaugural "Together in Dance" forum at the Markham Civic Centre, which brought t...

Lua Shayenne & Co.: DEPARTURE 00:00

Lua Shayenne & Co. will be presenting DEPARTURE 00:00 on October 11th through to the 14th. Based on traditional African dance from Mali and Gui…

Caribbean Folk Performers: Heating up Island Soul

Today at Harbourfront Centre, the Island Soul festival commemorates the fiftieth anniversary of independence of two island nations: Jamaica and Trinida…

Beyond Sound Empijah: African Dance and Drum

The 10th annual TD IRIE Music Festival in Toronto is up and running at Nathan Phillips Square August 3rd through 6th. The events include a Summer Show…

Ancestral Calling: BaKari E. Lindsay

Earlier this month in San Fernando, Trinidad, Les Enfants Dance Company celebrated the golden jubilee of its founder Joyce Kirton. Commemorating her fif…

Carabram Festival: United Africa Pavilion

Last Friday was the 30th anniversary of Carabram, Brampton’s multicultural festival. This video highlights dancing at the United Africa pavilion, hosted…

Compagnie Danse Nyata Nyata: Montréal by Night

The January/February 2012 issue of The Dance Current print magazine includes an item about Zab Maboungou.”Zab Maboungou has always moved well in the w…

Dance Immersion: Interview with Vivine Scarlett

Recently posted to YouTube, this interview with dance Immersion’s program director and curator Vivine Scarlett offers insight about the Toronto-based o…

Baby Boyz Dance Group: Three Boyz,Three Countries and One Dream

Running March 24th through 26th in Toronto, dance Immersion’s 2011 showcase will feature Baby Boyz Dance Group and presents their work Three Boyz, Th…

Kuumba Festival: Jaivah Nouvel Exposé African Dance Troupe

As part of Black History Month, Harbourfront Centre in Toronto is presenting the Kuumba Festival February 5th through 13th. Among the featured artists …

 

A Scattered Resistance 

By Philip Szporer, MJ Thompson Festival TransAmériques 2010  Festival TransAmériques

At the outset of FTA 2010, I dream that it’s a gathering, in the sense of strangers meeting across vast fields of difference, hell bent on seeing action in light of none.

Zab Maboungou: Gestes Dé/libérés

In the Summer Annual 2010 issue of The Dance Current print magazine, we are taken through a year of dance in review.

Faustin Linyekula dance company: More more more... future

Coming up next month, June 1st through 3rd, Montréal’s Festival TransAmériques will present More more more.

 

The Aesthetic of Cool 

By Samantha Mehra Sankofa Ballet Creole

It was closing night of Ballet Creole’s Sankofa, fifteen minutes until curtain time, and still a cavalcade of theatregoers were vying for tickets.

Gibson Muriva: Sisi

Tomorrow as part of Festival Vue sur la Relève at Maison de la culture Frontenac in Montréal, Gibson Muriva presents his work Sisi, which he performs with his fellow dancers Jenny Brizard, Ghislaine Doté, Fernanda Leal and Émilie Tremblay.

Step Afrika!: Cultural Ambassadors of the American Step Dance Tradition

Southern Ontario has been heating up the past few days with Step Afrika! performing in Mississauga on March 29th, Oakville on March 30th and St.

Kevin A. Ormsby: Ke-ashe (Interludes Within)

The March 2010 issue of The Dance Current print magazine includes a feature entitled “Dancing the African Diaspora in Canada” by Naomi Brand.

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