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  • Contemporary Dance Byron Bay

    Dance definition contemporary (adjective) existing or happening now dance (verb) move rhythmically to music, typically following a set sequence of steps   By definition, Contemporary Dance doesn’t have set, universal “moves”.  This is why there is so much wonderful variety within the genre.  Contemporary Eric has noticed, however, that perhaps there are a few:   Melting pot of…

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  • How to stop violence against women

    22 year old emerging artist, Eurydice Dixon was raped and killed walking home from a gig last Tuesday night in North Carlton, Melbourne.  19-year-old Jaymes Todd, a stranger to Dixon, turned himself in the next day. A few hours before her death, Eurydice had performed a comedy routine in a cozy pub nearby, which explored (of…

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  • An inkling of who we are

    When we arrive on earth, we are provided with no map for our life journey.  Only gradually as our identity forms, and we get an inkling of who we are, do possibilities begin to emerge that really call us. – John O’Donohue I was 19 years old and gazing down the hallway into a square…

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  • Hairography will one day be a recognised sport

    Opening Ceremony Dancers! Whether from the grandstand or your couch (ahem), watching the Opening Ceremony of the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games tonight will be an absolute treat. Keep your eyes peeled in the final act, 10-11pm, for Cassette dancers past and present.  They’ve been 1. Rehearsing and 2. Not revealing anything about the Ceremony choreography,…

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  • A Rhythm Nation

    We are like-minded individuals Sharing a common vision…. We are a part of a rhythm nation – Janet Jackson, Rhythm Nation, 1989 Jackson wanted to create the feeling of a “nation” founded on positivity, inclusion and dancing.  According to Los Angeles Times, she was inspired by the hub of upbeat dancers in New York clubs at…

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  • Wave of Dance Classes in Byron Bay

    Byron Shire is pumping with dance classes of every variety at the moment.  Let’s pop on our terry towelling bikinis and soak it up. The Tide is High Dance classes in the Bay come in waves.  They float in like gifts from the sea.  Slovenian hip-hop dancer Kim Kosic recently rolled to the shore like…

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