Dancers Clara Desportes and Simon Lavenaire in Fort de France during Emancipation Day celebrations in 2016.
Courtesy of Gilles Ticaze Cazenave
After years of marginalization, the bèlè dance has been embraced by a growing community who see it as a form of social and spiritual healing.
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Active arts activities where you are an active participant will best help you through the long days of lockdown.
Medieval Christians believed that heaven was a realm filled with dancing. Italian painter Fra Angelico’s ‘Last Judgment’ showing dancing angels.
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Despite opposition from the early church, dance was an integral part of Christian devotion for many centuries before falling out of favor.
Prisoners are forced to play music as they lead a fellow prisoner to his execution at the Mauthausen concentration camp in Austria.
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Music is supposed to transcend the mundane and horrific. Yet it has also served as an accompaniment to torture and punishment.
Can animals find the beat in music and dance along?
The Strictly Come Dancing final looks to be somewhat dull – all glitter, no Balls.
No, I can’t see the supermoon either.
Planet Earth’s bears have nothing on these critters.
Chloe Chignell’s dance piece Deep Shine in the 2016 Keir Choreographic awards.
Legendary critic Deborah Jowitt’s visit to Australia for the Keir choreographic awards is focussing attention on the paucity of our dance criticism. Yet informed reviews are vital to the health of an art form.
Classrooms are becoming more diverse. So, why is music education focused on Western music?
The majority of music education teachers in American schools are white, and education focuses on Western classical music. What impact does it have?
Just do it.
There really is no reason to be a wallflower. Dancing could lower your pain threshold, help you make friends and even find a romantic partner.
People interacting with large public interactive displays (PIDs) often do so in playful ways. The PID at the University of…