Archive of posts tagged "dance"

Thrill The World Vancouver 2011

Thursday, October 20th, 2011 — 1:19pm PDT
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Thrill The World Vancouver returns this year as dozens of cities around the globe participate in a zombie dance, on the same day, to the music of Michael Jackson’s Thriller. Photo credit: John Biehler on Flickr Where David Lam Park The Roundhouse in Yaletown When Saturday, October 29, 2011 at 7:00pm What The world’s largest […]

La Garufa International Tango Festival

Monday, August 29th, 2011 — 1:35pm PDT
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Next month dancers and musicians from around the world will spice up Vancouver during La Garufa International Tango Festival. Argentine tango is a social dance and musical genre that originated in Argentina and Uruguay in the late 1800s. Recently it was designated by UNESCO as a world cultural heritage and important to preserve. In the […]

Salsa Dancing at Robson Square

Monday, August 8th, 2011 — 12:59pm PDT
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Robson Square is home to salsa dancing every Sunday this month (and last) from 3:00pm to 7:00pm. Organized by Stephen and Jennifer Dancey of Salsa Vancouver, these lessons – followed by dance shows – are totally free. Photo credit: John Bollwitt on Flickr John walked by yesterday on his way home from Empire Field and […]

International Dance Day 2011

Wednesday, April 27th, 2011 — 11:09am PDT
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April 29th is International Dance Day as initiated by UNESCO back in 1982, the date commemorating the birthday of Jean-Georges Noverre (1727-1810), regarded as the founder of modern ballet. This year Vancouver’s Dance Centre is celebrating with a series of public performances and events around the downtown core. Photo credit: John Bollwitt on Flickr The […]

International Dance Day 2010

Thursday, April 29th, 2010 — 10:18am PDT
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Today is International Dance Day and the Scotiabank Dance Centre is making sure Vancouverites can take part in some festivities. Photo credit: chancrystal on Flick Launched by UNESCO in 1982, International Dance Day celebrates the art of dance every April 29 with events worldwide Free programs offered today include: Vancouver Ballet Society Library will be […]