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)
Duncan’s Carlow Rush (third from left) and Gigabots perform for the judges on NBC’s World of Dance. (Submitted)
Duncan’s Carlow Rush (third from left) and Gigabots perform for the judges on NBC’s World of Dance. (Submitted)
The littlest of Judy Hogg’s Celtic Rhythms Dancers: Grace Hardman (left) and Maddison Hardman put on a show for the volunteers at Nourish Cowichan to thank them for their efforts in continuing to feed those in need during the pandemic.

Dancers thank Nourish Cowichan with a little Celtic Rhythm

Judy Hogg’s Celtic Rhythms Dancers put on a show for the volunteers…

The littlest of Judy Hogg’s Celtic Rhythms Dancers: Grace Hardman (left) and Maddison Hardman put on a show for the volunteers at Nourish Cowichan to thank them for their efforts in continuing to feed those in need during the pandemic.
Cowichan Valley dancer Carlow Rush will appear on NBC’s World of Dance for the second time. (Citizen file photo)

Vancouver Island dancers returning to ‘World of Dance’ reality show

Cowichan’s Carlow Rush among those competing for $1-million prize

Cowichan Valley dancer Carlow Rush will appear on NBC’s World of Dance for the second time. (Citizen file photo)
Care to Dance?

Care to Dance?

From never having danced before to becoming an instructor

  • May 4, 2020
Care to Dance?
Cowichan dancer Ryland Racicot raised $800 for the Cowichan Valley Performing Arts Foundation through a birthday fundraiser last month. (Submitted)

Cowichan dancer turns birthday disappointment into fundraiser

Ryland Racicot’s 13th birthday didn’t quite go the way he hoped, but…

Cowichan dancer Ryland Racicot raised $800 for the Cowichan Valley Performing Arts Foundation through a birthday fundraiser last month. (Submitted)
‘Anne of Green Gables — The Ballet’ hits the stage in Duncan on Friday, Feb. 7. (submitted)

‘Anne of Green Gables — The Ballet’ makes Island debut in Cowichan Friday

A beloved Canadian novel comes to dancing life

  • Feb 4, 2020
‘Anne of Green Gables — The Ballet’ hits the stage in Duncan on Friday, Feb. 7. (submitted)
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