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March 09, 2012
Dance for life

He's been the opening act for Nelly, Common, Ricky Martin, Fabolous and Pitbull, and he's currently the head choreographer for new Interscope recording artist, J Randall. He has worked with dance teams from Rutgers University, Florida State University and Florida International University. He has also taught master classes for many conventions including Dance Educators of America, Dance Masters of ...

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September 06, 2011
Jamaica Dance Festival to Celebrate Queen of Soul, Aretha Franklin

NEW YORK - In an homage to the "Queen of Soul" music Aretha Franklin, a
celebrated troupe will celebrate the diva's music through modern dance.

 

The
Vissi Dance Theater will present their novel interpretations of the
music legend's classics at the Jamaica Performing Arts Center (JPAC) in
Jamaica, Queens on Saturday, September 17, 2011.

The creative
choreography will be featured ...

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December 17, 2011
Cultural heroes celebrated in 'The Spirit of the Dance'

The Bahamas has a rich legacy of cultural icons known internationally and abroad for being pioneers in their field - from Sidney Poitier to Tony McKay to Paul Meeres.  Yet many Bahamians know little about these figures who built them a rich heritage. Lack of tribute to such giants have allowed their stories to slip away, but with a new initiative by Doongalik Studios, their impact is being br...

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January 10, 2012
Tragic deaths of two dance icons shock arts community

The Bahamian dance community is in mourning with the news of the loss of two dance icons.
Alexander and Violette Zybine died tragically from carbon monoxide poisoning in their home in Mexico early this week.
Though only spending a decade in The Bahamas, the pair managed to make a major impact on the cultural development of dance in the country.
In the late 1960s, Hubert Farrington met fellow perfo...

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January 14, 2012
Cultural ambassadors present an evening of dance

A group of dancers and musicians promoting Bahamian culture abroad will be presenting their talents during a special show tonight at the National Center for the Performing Arts on Shirley Street.
Under the theme of "Three Hearts With Love", the Bahamian Dance Theater Company presents a special concert featuring troupes from the local dance community and highlighting three talented Bahamian concert...

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June 15, 2012
The beauty of dance

New York is no longer the only place to see quality dance and theater with the internationally acclaimed Dance Theatre of Harlem (DTH) coming to Bahamian shores.
The group is set to stun the audience during their performances, Monday, June 18 to Sunday, June 24 at the Atlantis Theatre on Paradise Island. The black-tie gala performance will be held on Friday, June 22 at 7:30 p.m. A matinee performa...

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July 20, 2012
Who needs summer in the Caribbean with Midsummer Night swing in New York

I have not visited New York City for a while; returning to the city after a long stay away from the Big Apple has been for me an enchanting experience.
Definitely, the citizens of New York City must find a way to keep their patrician mayor in power for one more term. He might be the best mayor that any city in the world may have, as he puts in a full day of engaging work for the symbolic income o...

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Bahamas Dance Theatre to hold BDT Awards, June 22, 23
June 17, 2013
Bahamas Dance Theatre to hold BDT Awards, June 22, 23

Freeport,
Grand Bahama - It's definitely that time of year; the glitz, the
glamour, the makeup and the costumes! The students of the Bahamas Dance
Theatre have spent the last few months preparing themselves and building
up their moment to shine on stage this Saturday and Sunday at the
Regency Theatre!

The Show, which is entitled, "The BDT Awards"
marks the 17th anniversary of the Ba...

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October 21, 2014
Dance is physically demanding on the musculoskeletal system, especially the feet

Dancing is an art that involves the movement of the body to music and is an excellent form of exercise for the whole body. If you love dancing for exercise, whether it be ballet, hip hop, salsa, calypso, Zumba or any other forms of aerobic dance, you should know that dancing places more physical demands on the feet and ankles, and increases your risk of injury. In addition, the type of footwear or...

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July 29, 2015
Local dancers excel at competition in Missouri

A group of students from the Live 2 Dance studio, under the direction of Nonny Cartwright, recently attended the Starquest World Dance Finals in Branson, Missouri.
The group of nine dancers included: Stemarciae Bain, 10; Hailey Bonczek, 10; Jacob Cartwright, 9; Beth Macre, 10; Michal Nachmany, 11; Daniella Macre, 13; Christa Russell, 12; Lommen Van Hagen, 14; and, Charlotte Nevins, 14. They prepar...

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