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Signal Theatre takes part in carbon footprint study

Signal Theatre’s newest production, from thine eyes choreographed by Artistic Director Michael Greyeyes, is part of a…

The "Culture War" | La « guerre culturelle »

Tools for artists and arts lovers | Outils pour les artistes et les amoureux des arts By Louis Laberge Coté

“War” has been declared in Canada. | La « guerre » est déclarée au Canada.

Red Sky's Sandra Laronde earns honorary degree

Sandra Laronde, founder and artistic director of Red Sky Performance, has been chosen to receive an honorary degree from Trent Uni…

Tara Wilson: Strengthening Hip Hop in Calgary

The April 2011 issue of The Dance Current print magazine includes an item about Tara Wilson and her work as an independent artist: “Tara Wilson is bri…

Ziyian Kwan: what i am dancing sundays

Vancouver-based dance artist Ziyian Kwan recently completed her series of four consecutive “what i am dancing sundays”, a grassroots arts protes…

Saturday Night Fever: Roaming Dance Party

Speaking of the G20 in Toronto, it looks like dance will be rousing rebellious spirits.

 

Shannon Litzenberger made inaugural Metcalf Arts Policy Fellow

The Toronto Arts Foundation recently named dance artist and arts advocate Shannon Litzenberger as the first recipient of the two-y...

Tantoo Cardinal receives the Order of Canada

Vancouver actress Tantoo Cardinal was recently made a Member of the Order of Canada, one of the country’s highest civilian honours...

Canadian artists protest BC culture cuts

In November, artists from Vancouver and across Canada continued with protests against the BC government’s decision to cut 90% of cultural funding, making it the only jurisdiction in Canada not to invest in culture.

Lives were around me

The Vancouver artists of Battery Opera are taking a stand and making their statement through Lives were around me (back by popular demand Nov 17, 24 and Dec 1, 8, 15).

Anonymous: Party Hard

Here’s to a protest group that channels their activism through “partying hard.

BC artists set to rally

The dance community of Vancouver will join artists of other disciplines for a rally in protest of recent funding cuts announced by…

Recent awards in dance

Miriam and Lawrence Adams won the What’s the Big Idea Parasol Award from the Dance Umbrella of Ontario ….

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