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Ukrainian dance show travels to Surrey from Edmonton for ‘Mriya: Life in Rhythm’

On tour, donations have been collected for humanitarian-relief efforts in Ukraine

 

Nanaimo’s Annalise Lam is a world champion in Highland dancing after placing first overall in her junior division at the Cowal Gathering in Dunoon, Scotland this past weekend. (Photo submitted)

B.C. teenager wins world championship in Highland dancing

Annalise Lam placed first overall in her junior division at the Cowal Gathering in Dunoon, Scotland

 

Benzo and winner Humuza Bazira at the end of the Red Bull Dance Your Style regional qualifier in Vancouver early this month. (Submitted photo: Spencer Watson/Red Bull Canada)

Surrey street dancers dominate qualifier for Red Bull-hosted national championship in Toronto

Humuza Bazira aims for world title after winning fan-vote regional event in Vancouver

 

Jacksun Fryer, left, and Carlow Rush of Vancouver Island’s Funkanometry have advanced to live shows in ‘America’s Got Talent.’ Pictured here, the two at the Vancouver Island Exhibition in 2021. (News Bulletin file photo)
Jacksun Fryer, left, and Carlow Rush of Vancouver Island’s Funkanometry have advanced to live shows in ‘America’s Got Talent.’ Pictured here, the two at the Vancouver Island Exhibition in 2021. (News Bulletin file photo)
Latin dancing at the pier was a success the first time around, the organizers gearing up for the second dose on August 6 (Markus Kislig Contributed photo)
Latin dancing at the pier was a success the first time around, the organizers gearing up for the second dose on August 6 (Markus Kislig Contributed photo)
White Rock’s Latin dancing event aims to bring communities together for a night of dancing. (File photo)

Evening of Latin dance set for next weekend

The event is back after being postponed for two years

White Rock’s Latin dancing event aims to bring communities together for a night of dancing. (File photo)
Photo posted to Car Free Day Surrey’s website, carfree.ca.
Photo posted to Car Free Day Surrey’s website, carfree.ca.
Starting in September, XBa School of Dance will rebrand as the XBa Dance Centre for the International Performing Arts offering a space for selected groups, as well as its own classes. Contributed photo

South Surrey’s XBa set to celebrate dance – and all the arts

School plans to expand activities as performance centre

Starting in September, XBa School of Dance will rebrand as the XBa Dance Centre for the International Performing Arts offering a space for selected groups, as well as its own classes. Contributed photo
Brandon Isaak and the Saints of Swing will be among upcoming bands at Club 240 Friday night dances. (File photo)

Friday night dances return to South Surrey’s Club 240

Bands offer a mix of styles ranging from roots to R&B

Brandon Isaak and the Saints of Swing will be among upcoming bands at Club 240 Friday night dances. (File photo)
Port Moody’s Caulfield school dancers perform “Fireball” during Surrey Festival of Dance in 2017, at Surrey Arts Centre. This year’s festival is a virtual one for competitors. (File photo: Gord Goble)

Long-running Surrey festival dances online for a month after ‘difficult’ December decision

In ‘normal’ year, event welcomes several thousand dancers to Surrey Arts Centre, but not in 2022

Port Moody’s Caulfield school dancers perform “Fireball” during Surrey Festival of Dance in 2017, at Surrey Arts Centre. This year’s festival is a virtual one for competitors. (File photo: Gord Goble)
Hardwell comes to Abbotsford on Sept. 23. (Tradex photo)

DJ Hardwell coming to Abbotsford in September

World renowned DJ, record producer and remixer performing at Tradex

Hardwell comes to Abbotsford on Sept. 23. (Tradex photo)
Jenna Anderson connecting to the music and people.

‘Fun, laughter, joy’: B.C. pair take headphone dance parties across the country

Dance With Love set to bring good vibrations from Coast to Coast on cross-Canada tour

Jenna Anderson connecting to the music and people.
Even though long-diagnosed with an aggressive form of Multiple Sclerosis (MS), South Surrey’s Dawn O’ Kane continues to teach dance and movement courses online – and says they can benefit the disabled or mobility challenged no matter what their range of movement. (Contributed photo)

Afflicted with MS, South Surrey dance instructor keeps on the move

‘If I can speak, I can teach and I can coach – and I love it’: Dawn O’Kane

Even though long-diagnosed with an aggressive form of Multiple Sclerosis (MS), South Surrey’s Dawn O’ Kane continues to teach dance and movement courses online – and says they can benefit the disabled or mobility challenged no matter what their range of movement. (Contributed photo)
Shino Liu, a South Surrey resident, dances in Goh Ballet’s “The Reality of a Dream: A Nutcracker Documentary,”

Surrey dancer, 15, in ‘The Reality of a Dream: A Nutcracker Documentary,’ streaming online

‘Goh Ballet wants to give us opportunities and experience to improve on stage. It’s really exciting,’ Shino Liu says

Shino Liu, a South Surrey resident, dances in Goh Ballet’s “The Reality of a Dream: A Nutcracker Documentary,”
A past production of Royal City Youth Ballet’s “The Nutcracker.” (File photo)

Royal City’s ‘Nutcracker’ dances at Massey Theatre, no tour to Surrey this December

A pre-Christmas run of four shows in New Westminster for company’s 32nd year

A past production of Royal City Youth Ballet’s “The Nutcracker.” (File photo)
Imogen Paul is crowned U15 Canadian National Irish Dance Champion. (Photo submitted: Jacquelyn Del Bianco Hardychuk)

Local dancers win big at Irish Dance competitions in Alberta

Imogen Paul crowned first ever U15 Canadian National Champion in Irish Dance

Imogen Paul is crowned U15 Canadian National Irish Dance Champion. (Photo submitted: Jacquelyn Del Bianco Hardychuk)
Delta-based dancer Emma Tomlinson in video of her winning “Coppélia” dance at International Ballet Grand Prix Vienna, a virtual competition this year. (submitted video)

Surrey, Delta dancers shine at International Ballet Grand Prix Vienna competition

Online event in October attracted 193 competitors from 23 countries

Delta-based dancer Emma Tomlinson in video of her winning “Coppélia” dance at International Ballet Grand Prix Vienna, a virtual competition this year. (submitted video)
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‘Josephine’ to hit Surrey stage with ‘burlesque cabaret dream play’ about 1920s star Baker

The touring production ‘shatters stereotypes of race, gender roles and sexuality’

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Olympic gold-medal rower Lisa Roman speaks to students at the University of the Fraser Valley on Sept. 10. Growing up, Roman learned to figure skate at North Surrey Arena and also danced with the XBa company. (Photo: Gibi Saini/UFV Athletics)

Olympic-gold rower Lisa Roman built strength from figure skating, dance in Surrey

Now, following win at Tokyo Games, the 32-year-old isn’t sure if she’ll row again, competitively

Olympic gold-medal rower Lisa Roman speaks to students at the University of the Fraser Valley on Sept. 10. Growing up, Roman learned to figure skate at North Surrey Arena and also danced with the XBa company. (Photo: Gibi Saini/UFV Athletics)
Video of an online “Emergency” performance during Vancouver’s Powell Street Festival last year. (YouTube photo)

A dance of ‘anxious experiences in public washrooms’ at Surrey event Sept. 10

‘Unique performance piece’ was originally created in 2012 and performed in Japan

Video of an online “Emergency” performance during Vancouver’s Powell Street Festival last year. (YouTube photo)
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