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Drive Dance: Flashback

The Winnipeg Fringe Festival is still rolling this week and among the four dance shows on its roster, the local company Drive Dance presents Flashba…

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…

Kahnawake Powwow: 22nd Anniversary Celebration

This past weekend, July 14th and 15th, was the 22nd Anniversary Kahnawake Powwow, located in Mohawk territory on the south shore of Montréal. This cultur…

Indian Summer Festival: Shiamak Bollywood Dance Class

Shiamak Davar is spicing up the 2nd annual Indian Summer Festival in Vancouver, which runs July 5th through 15th. According to the festival’s website, t…

Olga Barrios Contemporary Dance: Remembering the Farewells

Another dance show running at the Toronto Fringe Festival is Remembering the Farewells, July 6th through 14th, presented by Olga Barrios Contempo…

Julio Hong: Yemayo

The Dancing on the Edge festival in Vancouver, running July 5th through 14th, has a great lineup of artists this year. Among them is Julio Hong of Montr…

The Gravity Hour: Mary

Here’s another sneak peek of The Gravity Hour, a program featuring works by Kiri Figueiredo, Michael Caldwell and Shannon Litzenberger (running …

The Gravity Hour: The Den

As part of the Toronto Fringe Festival, The Gravity Hour is about to hit the Robert Gill Theatre July 6th through 14th. The program features wor…

 

Collaborate or Perish 

By Kathleen Smith, Philip Szporer, Megan Andrews, Kaija Pepper Festival TransAmériques 2012 ROSAS, Anne-Teresa de Keersmaeker, Clara Furey & Benoît Lachambre, Animals of Distinction, Le Carré des Lombes, Mélanie Demers

Against a backdrop of daily student protests and nightly casseroles gatherings, the sixth edition of the Festival TransAmériques (FTA) unfurled recently at various downtown Montréal venues.

Throwdown Collective: BoxSet

The 2012 season of Dusk Dances is about to kick off, starting June 23rd at McGregor Park in Agincourt (a neighbourhood in the Scarborough district). Th…

HSBC City of Bhangra: Celebrate the Harvest

The Vancouver International Bhangra Celebration (VIBC) recently hosted its eighth annual HSBC City of Bhangra Festival, which ran May 31st through June…

Limitless Productions: Sex,Bollywood & Other Lies

Less than a month away, the Toronto Fringe Festival will be kicking off a flurry of dance and theatre shows at various downtown venues, July 4th through…

Le carré des lombes: Sous la peau,la nuit

Also hitting Le Festival TransAmériques (FTA), Le carré des lombes performs Sous la peau, la nuit by Danièle Desnoyers June 2nd through 4th. Post…

Mayday Danse: Goodbye

Coming up June 6th through 8th, Festival TransAmériques in Montréal presents Mayday Danse in Mélanie Demers’ new work Goodbye, featuring performe…

 

The Kiss of a Drunk Dog and Other Inspirations for Dance 

By Kaija Pepper Chutzpah! Festival  Aszure Barton, Barak Marshall, Noam Gagnon & Various

More than ever before, dance companies are international microcosms, a fact driven home during the Chutzpah! Festival’s presentation of Noord Nederlandse Dans (NND), a fifteen-year-old group from Groningen, Holland. 

Kokoro Dance: Rock my body...

Running March 2nd through 11th, the Vancouver International Dance Festival presents dance artists from Vancouver, San Francisco, Montréal, Tokyo and Toron…

Zata Omm Dance Projects: Eight Ways From Mara

The Toronto-based company Zata Omm Dance Projects recently uploaded to Vimeo some excerpts from their work Eight Ways From Mara by William Yong…

BODYTRAFFIC: Monger

Continuing this month (February 11th through March 4th), the Chutzpah! Festival 2012 in Vancouver is presenting works by its dance artists-in-residence…

CanAsian Dance Festival 2012: Kickstart

- contains nudity -The CanAsian Dance Festival is about to kick off its 2012 season, running February 9th through 11th in Toronto. The…

Canadian Aboriginal Festival: Men's Fancy Competition

The Canadian Aboriginal Festival took place November 17th through 20th in Toronto. Now in its 18th year, this multi-disciplined event offers shopping, f…

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