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Selma Blair leaves ‘Dancing With the Stars’ due to health issues related to MS

On Oct. 17, she told her ‘Dancing with the Stars’ partner, Sasha…

 

Nanaimo’s Annalise Lam is a world champion in Highland dancing after placing first overall in her junior division at the Cowal Gathering in Dunoon, Scotland this past weekend. (Photo submitted)

B.C. teenager wins world championship in Highland dancing

Annalise Lam placed first overall in her junior division at the Cowal Gathering in Dunoon, Scotland

 

All of the dancers at the Gold Pan City Dance Gala came out to honour Sandy Herman before the start of a showcase on Friday, March 18. (Cassidy Dankochik Photo - Quesnel Cariboo Observer)

Quesnel dance instructor honoured before start of gala

Sandy Herman got the Legacy of Pat Cummings award before the start of the Gold Pan City Dance Gala

All of the dancers at the Gold Pan City Dance Gala came out to honour Sandy Herman before the start of a showcase on Friday, March 18. (Cassidy Dankochik Photo - Quesnel Cariboo Observer)
Jenna Anderson connecting to the music and people.

‘Fun, laughter, joy’: B.C. pair take headphone dance parties across the country

Dance With Love set to bring good vibrations from Coast to Coast on cross-Canada tour

Jenna Anderson connecting to the music and people.
Amy Vardy is one of four dancers to compete in their final year of the Quesnel Festival of the Performing Arts. (Submitted Photo)

Quesnel Festival of the Arts graduating dancer profile: Amy Vardy

The Quesnel Festival of the Performing arts is honouring their graduating dancers

Amy Vardy is one of four dancers to compete in their final year of the Quesnel Festival of the Performing Arts. (Submitted Photo)
Emily Nelson is one of four graduating dancers honoured by the Quesnel Festival of the Performing Arts.(Submitted Photo - Robyn Louise Photography)

Quesnel Festival of the Arts graduating dancer profile: Emily Nelson

The Festival of the Arts is honouring graduating dancers

Emily Nelson is one of four graduating dancers honoured by the Quesnel Festival of the Performing Arts.(Submitted Photo - Robyn Louise Photography)
People attend the massive experimental concert “Ambition Live Again,” organized by Assistance Publique-Hopitaux de Paris and music industry union Prodiss to assess health risks. (Instagram/Merwanrim)

Paris hosts test concert letting 5,000 people dance together in arena

It was a public health experiment to prepare France to host big events again

People attend the massive experimental concert “Ambition Live Again,” organized by Assistance Publique-Hopitaux de Paris and music industry union Prodiss to assess health risks. (Instagram/Merwanrim)
Emily Milliken-Heape is one of four dancers who performed for the final time at the Quesnel Festival of the Arts in 2021. (Submitted Photo)

Emily Milliken-Heape honoured by Quesnel Festival of the Performing Arts

Graduating Quesnel dancers recognized for accomplishments

Emily Milliken-Heape is one of four dancers who performed for the final time at the Quesnel Festival of the Arts in 2021. (Submitted Photo)
Elledae Armstrong is one of four dancers who participated in their final Quesnel Festival of the Arts dance festival. Armstrong has competed in 12 straight festivals. (Submitted Photo)

Putting graduating Quesnel dancers in the spotlight – Elledae Armstrong

Armstrong has performed at the Quesnel Festival of the Arts for more than a decade

  • May 16, 2021
Elledae Armstrong is one of four dancers who participated in their final Quesnel Festival of the Arts dance festival. Armstrong has competed in 12 straight festivals. (Submitted Photo)
A screenshot from a Nuu-chah-nulth healing song and performance created in collaboration between Hjalmer Wenstob and Timmy Masso. (Screenshot from YouTube)

VIDEO: Tla-o-qui-aht First Nation brothers produce COVID-19 healing song

Hjalmer Wenstob and Timmy Masso share dance and inspiration.

A screenshot from a Nuu-chah-nulth healing song and performance created in collaboration between Hjalmer Wenstob and Timmy Masso. (Screenshot from YouTube)
Jenny Brautigam was elected president of the Quesnel Festival of Performing Arts in October. (Submitted Photo)

The show must go on – new president says Quesnel arts festival is a go

Jenny Brautigam says the festival is preparing for all COVID-19 possibilities

Jenny Brautigam was elected president of the Quesnel Festival of Performing Arts in October. (Submitted Photo)
Gurdeep Pandher, a Yukon-based bhangra dancer, shows his skill with sweeping arm movements and high kicks on the steps of the BC Legislature Building on Saturday, Aug. 8, 2020. (Devon Bidal/News Staff)

VIDEO: Internet famous Yukon-based bhangra dancer explores Vancouver Island

Gurdeep Pandher spreads joy through dance, forms cross-cultural connections amid pandemic

Gurdeep Pandher, a Yukon-based bhangra dancer, shows his skill with sweeping arm movements and high kicks on the steps of the BC Legislature Building on Saturday, Aug. 8, 2020. (Devon Bidal/News Staff)
Care to Dance?

Care to Dance?

From never having danced before to becoming an instructor

  • May 4, 2020
Care to Dance?
A dancer presents her Ballet: Demi-Pointe: Solo routine Saturday, Feb. 15 at the Chuck Mobley Theatre during the second day of the Quesnel Dance Festival. (Lindsay Chung - Quesnel Cariboo Observer)

Spotlight shines on dancers at Quesnel Festival of Performing Arts

Hundreds of dancers performed during the Dance Festival Feb. 14-17

A dancer presents her Ballet: Demi-Pointe: Solo routine Saturday, Feb. 15 at the Chuck Mobley Theatre during the second day of the Quesnel Dance Festival. (Lindsay Chung - Quesnel Cariboo Observer)
Ballet Victoria’s Paul Destrooper Brings Dance to the People

Ballet Victoria’s Paul Destrooper Brings Dance to the People

Former dancer is now the artistic and executive director

  • Sep 11, 2018
Ballet Victoria’s Paul Destrooper Brings Dance to the People