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Alternative Tools for Festive Decorating

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LIVE Dance Festival Opens in Ontario

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The Golden Gift

For Giving Tuesday, do you usually cut a cheque for your favourite charity? Here’s another way

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Hyper-Local, Widely Impactful: Q & A with Heart of the City founders Savannah Walling and Terry Hunter

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Breaking Glass Ceilings

The legacy of Canadian after-school hip-hop clubs

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Heart of the City Festival: A Retrospective

Community-driven by the organizations and artists of Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside, this year’s festival explores “Stories We Need to Hear”

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A Playful Life

Feeling anxious about going back to work? Try finger painting, face painting and jumping in puddles.

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Travis Knights Wants His Own Table

In the midst of a social reckoning in Canada, tap dancer Travis Knights challenges audiences to ask themselves, “Who are we to each other?”

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In the Political Theatre

Sarah Lochhead, former staff and board member of The Dance Current, on her campaign during the federal election and why we need artists in politics

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Arts to Politics and Back Again

A Q & A with Nadine Medawar, the new executive director of the Regroupement québécois de la danse

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Back to School

With great space comes great responsibility. Here are five strategies to avoid injury when returning to training

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Where My Body Belongs

I was 12 years old the first time I was made to feel ashamed about my body in a dance setting

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Burlesque Gone Digital

Does burlesque become digital sex work on OnlyFans? A conversation made more relevant since the platform just tried banning sexually explicit content

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The Road Out

Since July 2019, a record number of people have left Toronto, Montreal and Vancouver. With COVID-19 driving out more, do major cities need to play a role in a successful dance career?

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The Winding Staircase to a Safer Place

Learning to make a studio safer is like learning new choreography: one step at a time

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Soften Up

Self-massage to combat a hypervigilant nervous system, caused by the chronic fear of catching COVID-19

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Research Spotlight: Checking In With the Mental Health of Performing Artists

Findings from three surveys highlight the decline in artists’ mental health during the pandemic

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The Career Chronicles II

Dance artists find unique ways to boost their income

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I Am Pride

Five dance artists from Canada’s vast Queer communities

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Keep On Calling

To truly move towards liberation, BIPOC artists shouldn’t have to justify how their creative practice relates to their cultural background

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What Kind of World Do We Want?

Red Sky Performance’s Mistatim, in collaboration with the Toronto Symphony Orchestra, is a story of reconciliation for kids

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The Definition of Sexy

Ruthe Ordare empowers Indigenous women to reclaim their sexuality through burlesque

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