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Kathak Mahotsav: Parul Gupta

Toronto is about to kick off Kathak Mahotsav Canada 2012, running September 20th through 23rd at Harbourfront Centre. Now in its fifth year, the festiva…

Tapestry Dance Company: Acia Gray and Deirdre Strand

The 13th annual Vancouver International Tap Festival is off and running, beginning with a performance on Gabriola Island (August 28th) and then into fu…

Cabaret Serpentine: Dreams of the Silk Road

Another dance show on the schedule of the Atlantic Fringe Festival (August 30-September 9th) is Dreams of the Silk Road by Laura Selenzi and Mo…

Liisa Smith: Terra Firma

Also tearing up the Atlantic Fringe Festival (August 30-September 9) is Terra Firma by Liisa Smith, running September 4th through 9th. This vide…

Kate Nankervis: Only Place

This week, the Atlantic Fringe Festival starts its engine, running August 30th though September 9th in Halifax. Among the dance performances on the sche…

Theatre PANIK: The Corpse Bride

Harbourfront Centre in Toronto will soon be presenting the Ashkenaz Festival, “featuring the best of the global Jewish culture scene, with music, theatre…

Dances for a Small Stage: nice to meet you,q

Earlier this month, August 3rd and 4th, Dances for a Small Stage took place in Vancouver as past of the PuSh International Performing Arts Festival. Amo…

TAIWANfest: Dance Works

Harbourfront Centre in Toronto kicks off TAIWANfest this week, running August 24th through 26th. On the roster of presentations is the indigenous conte…

Buskerfest - In Support of Epilepsy Toronto

Toronto is gearing up for the largest street performer festival in North America: Scotiabank BuskerFest 2012 (August 23-26). In support of Epilepsy To…

VanTangoFest: Performances from the Tango Masters

As promised by VanTangoFest, here is a recently released video of the performances at the annual Vancouver tango festival, which ran May 17th through 21…

Hoop Dance: Crystal "Beany" John

As part of the Bata Shoe Museum’s programming for the Planet IndigenUS celebrations in Toronto, on August 18th it presents three storytelling dances by…

With Somebody Who Loves Me: A Gay Dansical

Having finished a July 6th through 14th run at the Toronto Fringe Festival, With Somebody Who Loves Me: A Gay Dansical is now in the midst of an…

Cara Spooner: Invitations/Into/Traces

As part of the SummerWorks Theatre Festival in Toronto, Cara Spooner presents a full-length version of her work Invitations/Into/Traces (or) …

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…

The Ballad of Herbie Cox: Touring the Canadian Fringe Circuit

Running along the Fringe circuit this season is The Ballad of Herbie Cox by director Jonno Katz. The tour includes Toronto, Winnipeg, Calgary (Au…

 

The Dedication of "Edgers" 

By Kaija Pepper, Mary Theresa Kelly, Lori Henry, Pia Lo Dancing on the Edge  605 Collective, Robin Poitras, Troy Emery Twigg, Helen Husak, Deborah Dunn, Meredith Kalaman, Sophie Yendole & Various

Dancing on the Edge began at the same time as the west coast summer, but dance held its own next to the sun and houses were good – not full, but bustling.

Momix: Botanica

The 16th edition of the Festival des Arts de Saint-Sauveur is still on (July 26th through August 4th), featuring Canadian and international dance compa…

Folklorna Skupina Venec: At the London Slovenski Dan

Back on June 24th, Folklorna Skupina Venec performed at Slovenski Dan, a day of celebration at the Triglav Social and Cultural Club in London, Ontario. E…

Canadians help celebrate Jacob's Pillow anniversary

This summer marks the eightieth anniversary of Jacob’s Pillow international dance festival. Every year thousands of people visit W…

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