Powerhouse Museum to Open THE STRICTLY BALLROOM STORY Exhibition … – Broadway World


Powerhouse Museum to Open THE STRICTLY BALLROOM STORY Exhibition ...
Broadway World
It's thirty years since Strictly Ballroom set the world dancing and to celebrate its incredible journey, the Powerhouse Museum is presenting The Strictly Ballroom Story, a new exhibition opening on Saturday 5 April 2014. The exhibition celebrates the ...

Irish dancing takes centre stage on St Patrick’s Day – Brisbane Times


Irish dancing takes centre stage on St Patrick's Day
Brisbane Times
Whatever the case, the question will no doubt raise its head again as St Patrick's Day revellers gather in Edinburgh Gardens, North Fitzroy, in Melbourne on Sunday with their green beer and their ''beggorahs'' and watch a new generation of Irish ...

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Creator Richard O’Brien to Play the ‘Narrator’ in THE ROCKY HORROR SHOW … – Broadway World


Creator Richard O'Brien to Play the 'Narrator' in THE ROCKY HORROR SHOW ...
Broadway World
The 2014 Australian tour of The Rocky Horror Show is proving to be a phenomenal success with the Brisbane season selling out, and the Perth season kicking off last weekend to great acclaim. The production is receiving standing ovations at every ...

A true friendship from across the world – Journal Gazette and Times-Courier


A true friendship from across the world
Journal Gazette and Times-Courier
He is a brilliant dancer. Him and his wife were dance instructors. So he took me in hand.. I had lots of dances with him. His wife was home sick. I had strangers coming up to talk to me. But, one lady stands out. She told me her father was in Brisbane ...

Roma highland dancers meet success – Toowoomba Chronicle


Roma highland dancers meet success
Toowoomba Chronicle
Roma Highland Dancing School principal Glenys Hughes said Marissa Regan, Ellen Kehl, Hannah Hughes, Nina Johnstone and Kate Barron, who travelled to Brisbane for the competition, were to be congratulated on their achievements in their respective ...

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Intimate Latin Cabaret

Title: Intimate Latin Cabaret
Location: Vida Latina Dance Co Shop
Description: Intimate Latin Cabaret

4 months Season

Doors open 8pm, Show starts 8.30pm

Tickets: Adults $35, Vida Latina Students $30 Inc Champagne & nibbles on arrival
(Booking essential. Pre-purchased tickets preferred. Non-refundable)

Show Bookings: 0415 587 316 | vidalatina@live.com.au
Start Date: 2011-08-05
Start Time: 20:00
End Date: 2011-11-25

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Danza Contemporanea de Cuba

Title: Danza Contemporanea de Cuba
Location: Playhouse, QPAC, Brisbane
Description: Brisbane Festival 2010 is proud to announce that Cuba’s famed Danza Contemporánea de Cuba, long recognised as one of the world’s most groundbreaking modern dance companies, will perform their only Australian shows at QPAC from Tuesday 14th ­ Saturday 18th September exclusively for Brisbane Festival 2010.
Renowned for its dancers’ fluidity, fire and sheer physical artistry, the company has devised a new language of dance, a pungent blend of Afro-Caribbean expression, classical European ballet and American modernism.

Audiences will experience the passion and revolutionary brilliance of Danza Contemporánea de Cuba through two ninety-minute programs, each featuring three dance works.

Demo-N/Crazy is the spectacular opening work in both programmes ­ this physically and emotionally intense, free and fevered exploration of the human psyche comes from revered choreographer Rafael Bonchela.
The second spectacular work in the first programme is choreographer Kenneth Kvamstrom’s clever contemporary interpretation of Carmen, featuring Bizet’s beautiful music and a selection from Russian composer Rodion Schendrin.

The alternative to Carmen for the second programme is the extravagant Folia. Inspiration for this contemporary work by Jan Linkens is drawn from carnival rhythms and the concept of Folia ­ the most ancient of musical themes or melodies in different cultures.
Both programmes finish with the cutting edge Mambo 3XXI from George Céspedes. With a soundtrack combining the music of Cuban bandleader and composer Perez Prado with seventies disco, techno, trip-hop and ambient, Mambo 3XXI adds a flourish of 21st century street attitude to the best of Cuban dance.
Start Date: 2010-09-14
Start Time: 20:00
End Date: 2010-09-18