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Challenging stereotypes one dance at a time
3 years ago

Challenging stereotypes one dance at a time

By  •  Spotlight, Culture

The unexpected booming vocals from Busta Rhymes sets the backdrop for the beautiful modern ballet dancers on stage as they perform to Bob Marley’s “Rastaman Chant” featuring the high-energy emcee. …
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African culture celebrated in 4th annual festival
3 years ago

African culture celebrated in 4th annual festival

Cue the drums, music and dancing. The Toronto African Film and Music Festival (TAFMF) is about to make its 4th annual debut on August 27. At the recent media launch, …
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Organization vows to change dance making in Canada
4 years ago

Organization vows to change dance making in Canada

“Dancemakers is kicking off its 41st season with perhaps the most dynamic change currently in contemporary dance,” says Dancemakers’ Executive Director, Robert Sauvey.

Dancemakers’ new Incubator Production House structure proposes …
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Gimme One Riddim production pays homage to Jamaica’s musical evolution
4 years ago

Gimme One Riddim production pays homage to Jamaica’s musical evolution

“The essence of the play is joy. If you could bottle it and sell it, you’d be rich,” says dancer Hollywood Jade of the Gimme One Riddim dance theatre production.


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Dance Immersion celebrates eight dance choreographers
4 years ago

Dance Immersion celebrates eight dance choreographers

Tapping right into his performance with vibrant, upbeat energy is choreographer Shawn Byfield. Beginning his routine within the crowd, the charismatic dancer is one of eight choreographers being celebrated as …
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Soulful Messiah mash up of African-Caribbean, jazz and tap dance
4 years ago

Soulful Messiah mash up of African-Caribbean, jazz and tap dance

Sweat drips from the dancer’s brow, off his nose and onto the floor as he holds his pose following his passionate, intricate and entertaining dance numbers. Read More