Traditional Hula taught at Lane

Eli Walker and Kumu Iwalani practice their choreography for APISU’s (Asian and Pacific Islander student Union) traditional hula dance group in preparation for their Spring Bash event this May. The group hopes to bring...

Flash mob thrills

A couple dozen zombies shuffled into Whirled Pies in downtown Eugene during the Middle Eastern Dance Guild of Eugene’s annual Fall Festival on Oct. 15 as part of a flash mob. The group is...

Hula dancers enchant students; Hawaiian culture preserved through dance

Two Hawaiian instructors, Kalimakuhilani “Kuhi” Southard and Christopher “T.C.” Southard, shared their art and their personal stories with approximately 20 students at Lane’s Longhouse on May 16. Eugene resident Belle Caracol, who was born and...

Joy of dance

Bonnie Simoa, lead dance faculty instructor, performs a traditional Balinese dance — the Legong Kutir — in front of Lane Child Care children and onlookers on the second floor of the Center Building on...

Performing arts and multimedia join forces in Ragozzino Hall

“Two Definitions of a Moment,” choreographed by Sarah M. Nemecek Lane Performing Arts recently put on the newest performance event, Dance Collaborations 2016, from Feb. 25 to 27 in Ragozzino Hall. The performance hall...

International dance performed at Lane

  Lane welcomed the Repertory Dance Theatre back to Building 6 on Jan. 28. “We’ve been coming to the Eugene area for the last couple of years. We’ve made great connections here with the dance program...

‘Just like heaven’

TheXplodingboys’ bassist, Michelle Pecchia finds her groove during her band’s performance at Old Nick’s Pub. The band performed The Cure’s 1985 album “The Head on the Door” in its entirety, as well as...

Life of a dancer: documentary prompts discussion on diversity in dance

The Blue Door Theatre is usually a host to plays and live performances put on by Lane’s Arts Department. That pattern was shaken up on Friday, Jan. 8, when a projecton screen was pulled...

Concert raises funds for dance foundation; Nine Oregon troupes perform on Ragozzino stage

Dance Northwest celebrated National Dance Week at Lane last Saturday, May 3 by gathering regional dance groups to perform at their 9th annual Down 4 It event in the Ragozzino Performance Hall. The event raised...