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Devouring Lions

This past weekend, Toronto’s Allison Cummings presented her new work Devouring Lions, which has been in development for about 3 years.

Jolene Bailie

Tomorrow at the Gas Station Theatre, the choreography of Anna Sokolow (New York), Deborah Dunn (Montreal), Denise Clarke (Calgary), and Jolene Bailie (Winnipeg) will be featured in a mixed program entitled Love and War.

In Paradisum

Toronto has two evenings left to see Living Dances: An Evening of Contemporary Kudelka performed by local dancers of Coleman Lemieux & Compagnie.


The new work S of Montreal dance artist José Navas is making waves in Europe and will be touching down in Monteal later in November.


Tonight through Sunday at Place des Arts in Montreal, the new work Sutra of Flemish/Moroccan choreographer Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui features 17 Buddhist Monks from the Shaolin Temple.

National Folk Dance Ensemble of Croatia

This past Friday in Toronto, LADO the National Folk Dance Ensemble of Croatia performed as a traditional folk choir, highlighting its member as both dancers and singers.


You’ve likely seen the series of silly Cadbury Caramilk ads which attempt to reveal the secret of how the caramel gets inside the chocolate.

Saucy Tarts

Though this video is nearly a year old, it packs the punch that The Saucy Tarts bring to Toronto’s burlesque stages.

Être(s) Humain(s): The most together we’ve ever been

Tomorrow through Sunday in Montreal, Tangente presents Être(s) Humain(s): The most together we’ve ever been, a work by Public Recordings featuring Ame Henderson (Toronto, Canada) and Matija Ferlin (Pula, Croatia).


Tonight through to the 31st, Agora de la danse presents Jocelyne Montpetit’s new work Nuit_Nacht_Notte, including an artist talk back on the 29th.

Thrill the World

Numbers and videos are still pouring in, but so far it looks like approximatley 23,000 zombies from around the world simultaneously danced Michael Jackson’s Thriller this weekend in the record breaking attempt Thrill the World.

The Canadian Stomp

Here’s a nice clear video of the Canadian Stomp, a popular line dance that is often cited as being from an unknown choreographer.

Dance Till You Die

This Saturday at Club Decibel in Montreal is one of America’s top Techtonik battles, Dance Till You Die 8.

Fall for Flamenco Festival 2009

Here’s a quick glimpse of Maria Osende (accompanied by Chris Cookson, Gina Burgess, and Dan MacNeil) at the program launch of the Fall for Flamenco Festival 2009, which kicks off tomorrow through to the 30th in Halifax, Nova Scotia.

Toronto International Flamenco Festival 2009

Yesterday, the 2009 Toronto International Flamenco Festival opened its 5-day run of workshops, with a main performance event on October 24th.

Farfadet's Last Round

Last night, La Rotonde in Québec City opened Farfadet’s Last Round, featuring works by Brice Noeser (Québec) and Sharon B.

On The Ice of Labrador

Tonight and tomorrow at the Conexus Arts Centre in Regina, Montréal Danse will perform Sarah Chase’s On The Ice of Labrador.

Romeo and Juliette

Starting tomorrow, Les Grands Ballets Canadiens de Montreal are opening their October run of Romeo and Juliette.


Tonight through Sunday at the Scotiabank Dance Centre, the 2009 edition of Dance in Vancouver features some of the west coasts most renowned companies and new innovative artists, including Animals of Distinction, Karen Jamieson Dance, Co.

Dance Dance Revolution

Dance Dance Revolution is still booming, with a slew of clones and tournaments all around the globe.