Dance

Carlow Rush, left, and Jacksun Fryer, right, form the Vancouver Island-based dance duo Funkanometry. They performed at the Mid-Island Co-Op in downtown Parksville on July 23, 2021, for a coming dance video. (Michael Briones photo)

Vancouver Island hip hop dance duo Funkanometry promotes ice cream dream

Nanaimo-based pair work on video in Parksville

 

People attend the massive experimental concert “Ambition Live Again,” organized by Assistance Publique-Hopitaux de Paris and music industry union Prodiss to assess health risks. (Instagram/Merwanrim)

Paris hosts test concert letting 5,000 people dance together in arena

It was a public health experiment to prepare France to host big events again

 

A screenshot from a Nuu-chah-nulth healing song and performance created in collaboration between Hjalmer Wenstob and Timmy Masso. (Screenshot from YouTube)

VIDEO: Tla-o-qui-aht First Nation brothers produce COVID-19 healing song

Hjalmer Wenstob and Timmy Masso share dance and inspiration.

 

Gurdeep Pandher, a Yukon-based bhangra dancer, shows his skill with sweeping arm movements and high kicks on the steps of the BC Legislature Building on Saturday, Aug. 8, 2020. (Devon Bidal/News Staff)

VIDEO: Internet famous Yukon-based bhangra dancer explores Vancouver Island

Gurdeep Pandher spreads joy through dance, forms cross-cultural connections amid pandemic

Gurdeep Pandher, a Yukon-based bhangra dancer, shows his skill with sweeping arm movements and high kicks on the steps of the BC Legislature Building on Saturday, Aug. 8, 2020. (Devon Bidal/News Staff)
Care to Dance?

Care to Dance?

From never having danced before to becoming an instructor

  • May 4, 2020
Care to Dance?
The next contra dance at the Big Yellow Merville Hall is Saturday, March 14. Photo submitted

St. Patrick’s Day contra dance in Merville Saturday

On Saturday, March 14, it’s the green and popular St. Patrick’s Contra…

  • Mar 12, 2020
The next contra dance at the Big Yellow Merville Hall is Saturday, March 14. Photo submitted
Mayako Setta (front) and Sarah Collins have big plans for their ballet dancing futures. Photo by Terry Farrell

Bright futures for two Courtenay ballerinas

Jessa Pereira knows talent when she sees it, and the founder Ilha…

Mayako Setta (front) and Sarah Collins have big plans for their ballet dancing futures. Photo by Terry Farrell
Kick up your heels to the music of the North Island Fiddlers at Fallen Alders Hall in Royston, Feb. 23.

North Island Fiddlers hosting Spring Fling in Royston

Groundhog Day is long past, and Valentine’s Day has come and gone,…

  • Feb 20, 2020
Kick up your heels to the music of the North Island Fiddlers at Fallen Alders Hall in Royston, Feb. 23.
The Funtime Fiddlers will be on hand to provide the music for the Valentine’s contra dance in Merville, Feb. 15. Photo supplied.

Valentine’s contra dance Saturday in Merville

“O Romeo, Romeo, wherefore art thou Romeo?” “Why, Juliet, my love, I…

  • Feb 10, 2020
The Funtime Fiddlers will be on hand to provide the music for the Valentine’s contra dance in Merville, Feb. 15. Photo supplied.
Ballet Victoria’s Paul Destrooper Brings Dance to the People

Ballet Victoria’s Paul Destrooper Brings Dance to the People

Former dancer is now the artistic and executive director

  • Sep 11, 2018
Ballet Victoria’s Paul Destrooper Brings Dance to the People