Finally, an Online Dance Party for Older Adults

So you’re over 55, you’re feeling cooped up, and you want to get your groove on. But maybe you’d rather connect with some folks your own age rather than jumping in with a bunch of 20-40-somethings. West Point Grey Community CentreTrout Lake Community Centre and Moberly Arts and Cultural Centre have collaborated to create an online dance classes for the 55+ community.

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Finally, an Online Dance Party for Older Adults

5 Inter-Cultural Highlights of Vancouver’s PuSh Festival

Skyborn: A Land Reclamation Odyssey | Image by Emily Cooper

By Rachel Rosenberg

PuSh, Vancouver’s international performing arts festival, runs from January 21–February 9, 2020. It’s an exciting and unique event, giving audiences the chance to experience a variety of local and international performances. These five shows highlight the work of artists with incredible vision and diverse backgrounds.

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5 Inter-Cultural Highlights of Vancouver’s PuSh Festival

Dance Like You Mean It: Jacob Boehme in Blood on the Dance Floor

Image by Bryony Jackson

By Rachel Rosenberg

Jacob Boehme is an innovative artist whose work delves into the difficult intersections of his cultural experience. He is the creator and performer of Blood on the Dance Floor, a mixed-medium piece that uses dance, theatre, text and photography to tackle the identity politics around being Aboriginal, gay and HIV+. 

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Dance Like You Mean It: Jacob Boehme in Blood on the Dance Floor

Festival highlights Indigenous dance from near and far

The 12th Annual Coastal Dance Festival comes to Anvil Centre in New Westminster. The venue is located at 777 Columbia St., a quick Skytrain ride from downtown Vancouver.

Formerly the Coastal First Nations Dance Festival, the event celebrates Indigenous stories, song, and dance from Canada and abroad. This year’s event takes place Feb. 20–24. See more below.

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Festival highlights Indigenous dance from near and far

Vancouver International Dance Festival Presents Three Weeks of International and Local Performances (with reviews)

Goh Ballet: Photo of Vlademir Pereira submitted by Goh Ballet

“Dance as a primal human instinct transcends language, cultural norms, and international borders. It has the potential to communicate any aspect of the human experience,” says Barbara Bourget, co-producer of Vancouver International Dance Festival (VIDF).

This ability of dance to express universal emotions and experiences will be celebrated for three glorious weeks from March 1 to March 24, 2018 in the performances, activities, and workshops of VIDF.

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Vancouver International Dance Festival Presents Three Weeks of International and Local Performances (with reviews)

Things to Do in Vancouver this Weekend: Feb. 1, 2018

It may be grey and wet outdoors, but inside the colours are brightly painted, music plays for you to dance your shoes dry, and the kitchens are hot – cooking up the last weekend of the Dine Out Vancouver festival.


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Things to Do in Vancouver this Weekend: Feb. 1, 2018

Winter’s Dance on Vancouver’s Robson Street Returns This Holiday Season

On December 1st and 2nd, Winter’s Dance #onRobson returns to kick off the holiday season. Presented by the Robson Street Business Association (RSBA), ‘The Snow Queen’ will take centre stage at 1155 Robson Street at 6 p.m. each night.

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Winter’s Dance on Vancouver’s Robson Street Returns This Holiday Season