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May 2019

Discover Dance! Jacky Essombe

May 16, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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One event on May 16, 2019 at 6:00 pm

Scotiabank Dance Centre, 677 Davie Street
Vancouver, BC V6B 2G6 Canada
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$13 – $22
The Dance Centre’s Discover Dance! series features two performances of African dance by Jacky Essombe.

The Dance Centre’s popular Discover Dance! series features two exhilarating performances of African dance by Jacky Essombe. Born in Cameroon, Essombe is well known for her inspiring teaching and performances that express the cultural traditions and ancient rhythms of West and Central Africa. This interactive presentation features Essombe and her team of dancers and musicians in a program of high-energy dances, live drumming and singing that is steeped in the poetic imagery and wisdom of her ancestors, creating an experience…

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Discover Dance! Jacky Essombe

May 16, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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One event on May 16, 2019 at 6:00 pm

Scotiabank Dance Centre, 677 Davie Street
Vancouver, BC V6B 2G6 Canada
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$13 – $22
The Dance Centre’s Discover Dance! series features two performances of African dance by Jacky Essombe.

The Dance Centre’s popular Discover Dance! series features two exhilarating performances of African dance by Jacky Essombe. Born in Cameroon, Essombe is well known for her inspiring teaching and performances that express the cultural traditions and ancient rhythms of West and Central Africa. This interactive presentation features Essombe and her team of dancers and musicians in a program of high-energy dances, live drumming and singing that is steeped in the poetic imagery and wisdom of her ancestors, creating an experience…

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Live Flamenco

May 18, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:00 pm on Saturday, repeating until May 25, 2019

An event every week that begins at 5:00 pm on Saturday, repeating until May 25, 2019

One event on May 4, 2019 at 5:00 pm

The Improv Centre on Granville Island, 1502 Duranleau Street
Vancouver, BC V6H 3W7 Canada
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$12
Flamenco

Come and experience live flamenco by the Karen Flamenco Dance Company. The one-hour production welcomes audiences of all ages with live traditional flamenco music, dance, storylines, puppetry and magic. With theatre style seating and bistro-style table seats, every audience member will get a close-up and personal experience that is very typical of a traditional Spanish Tablao. Note: This information was supplied to Vancouver Presents and does not necessarily represent the views of our publication. We are not affiliated in any…

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Live Flamenco

May 18, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:00 pm on Saturday, repeating until May 25, 2019

An event every week that begins at 5:00 pm on Saturday, repeating until May 25, 2019

One event on May 4, 2019 at 5:00 pm

The Improv Centre on Granville Island, 1502 Duranleau Street
Vancouver, BC V6H 3W7 Canada
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$12
Flamenco

Come and experience live flamenco by the Karen Flamenco Dance Company. The one-hour production welcomes audiences of all ages with live traditional flamenco music, dance, storylines, puppetry and magic. With theatre style seating and bistro-style table seats, every audience member will get a close-up and personal experience that is very typical of a traditional Spanish Tablao. Note: This information was supplied to Vancouver Presents and does not necessarily represent the views of our publication. We are not affiliated in any…

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Be Moved

May 23, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 7:30 pm, repeating until May 25, 2019

One event on May 25, 2019 at 2:30 pm

Vancouver Playhouse, 630 Hamilton Street
Vancouver, BC Canada
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Not many companies can boast that they perform works by some of the world’s leading contemporary dance practitioners. But Arts Umbrella Dance Company’s Season Finale, Be Moved, is a chance for audiences to see creations by acclaimed international, Canadian, and local Vancouver choreographers. Be Moved offers audiences the chance to see work that is rarely performed in Canada. Each performances features the stunning contributions of over a dozen international dance artists, including luminaries such as Johan Inger (The Netherlands), Mats…

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Davida Monk: Ashes for Beauty

May 23, 2019 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 8:00 pm, repeating until May 25, 2019

Scotiabank Dance Centre, 677 Davie Street
Vancouver, BC V6B 2G6 Canada
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$33
The Dance Centre presents three pieces from Davida Monk as part of its Global Dance Connections series.

Calgary-based Davida Monk has been an influential figure on the Canadian dance scene for over three decades: this program celebrates her achievements with three pieces. Her evocative Ashes for Beauty, specially remounted for seven Vancouver dancers, explores ideas of metamorphosis and transformation. Monk dances The Return, a solo created for her by Alberta choreographer Helen Husak; and Paras Terezakis of Kinesis Dance somatheatro premieres a duet performed by Monk and Arash Khakpour, based on the classical Greek tragedy Antigone. Presented…

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