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FILE - Bill T. Jones attends the The Gordon Parks Foundation Annual Awards Gala at Cipriani 42nd Street on Tuesday, May 22, 2018, in New York. This summer, the influential Black choreographer Jones and Alvin Ailey are the subject of documentaries: "Can You Bring It: Bill T. Jones and D-Man in the Waters" and "Ailey." (Photo by Andy Kropa/Invision/AP, File)

Twin documentaries spotlight dance legends Ailey and Jones

Twin documentaries spotlight dance legends Ailey and Jones

 

FILE - Jacques d'Amboise, principal dancer of the New York City ballet, demonstrates a jump to his young students backstage at New York's Lincoln Center on Oct. 30, 1965. D'Amboise, who grew up on the streets of upper Manhattan to become one of the world's premier classical dancers at New York City Ballet and spent the last four and a half decades providing free dance classes to city youth at his National Dance Institute, died Sunday, May 2, 2021. He was 86. His death was confirmed by Ellen Weinstein, director of the institute. (AP Photo, File)

Elegant dancer, passionate educator Jacques d’Amboise dies

Elegant dancer, passionate educator Jacques d’Amboise dies

 

FILE - In this image taken from video, choreographer Melanie Hamrick appears at the gala of Youth America Grand Prix, the world's largest ballet scholarship competition, on April 18, 2019, after the U.S. premiere of her new ballet, "Porte Rouge" (Red Door). Hamrick's Live Arts Global company is producing “A Night at the Ballet,” a free streaming event that premieres on Wednesday. The event will treat ballet-starved fans to dancers from America’s top companies performing excerpts of classical ballets like “Romeo and Juliet, “The Nutcracker” and “Don Quixote.” (AP Photo/Aron Ranen, File)

A night at the ballet, in time for ‘Nutcracker’ season

A night at the ballet, in time for ‘Nutcracker’ season

 

Gibsons, B.C.-based dancer and choreographer Margaret Grenier has won this year's Walter Carsen Prize for Excellence in the Performing Arts. Grenier is seen in a 2009 handout photo at the Mulgrave School in West Vancouver, B.C. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-Canada Council for the Arts, Fotografica Studio - Ana Pedrero, *MANDATORY CREDIT*

B.C.-based dancer Margaret Grenier wins Walter Carsen Prize for performing arts

B.C.-based dancer Margaret Grenier wins Walter Carsen Prize for performing arts

Gibsons, B.C.-based dancer and choreographer Margaret Grenier has won this year's Walter Carsen Prize for Excellence in the Performing Arts. Grenier is seen in a 2009 handout photo at the Mulgrave School in West Vancouver, B.C. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-Canada Council for the Arts, Fotografica Studio - Ana Pedrero, *MANDATORY CREDIT*
In this undated handout photo, Heather Ogden performs in Lulu. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO - The National Ballet of Canada, Lookout

Pandemic pushes ballet school and students into new creative realms

Canada’s National Ballet School is adapting and transforming

In this undated handout photo, Heather Ogden performs in Lulu. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO - The National Ballet of Canada, Lookout
A province-wide ban on dance floors in B.C. went into effect last week after a number of COVID-19 cases linked to bars and clubs raised concerns over close contact, in a July 27, 2020 story. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)

With dance floors vacant, Canada’s nightclub life faces an identity crisis

Paisley Nahanee is longing for those exhilarating club nights, the ones where…

A province-wide ban on dance floors in B.C. went into effect last week after a number of COVID-19 cases linked to bars and clubs raised concerns over close contact, in a July 27, 2020 story. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)
Novelist Margaret Atwood speaks about “The Testaments,” her follow-up to “The Handmaid’s Tale,” on Tuesday. (Courtesy Liam Sharp)

Ballet based on Atwood’s ‘MaddAddam’ trilogy headed to National Ballet of Canada

TORONTO — The world premiere of a new full-length ballet based on…

Novelist Margaret Atwood speaks about “The Testaments,” her follow-up to “The Handmaid’s Tale,” on Tuesday. (Courtesy Liam Sharp)
Celebrity Dance Off seeks partner

Celebrity Dance Off seeks partner

Sheraton Celebrity Dance Off has raised over $2 million over last five years

Celebrity Dance Off seeks partner