‘If you can move, you can dance’

As spectators entered the Ragozzino Hall at Lane Community College on Sunday, April 29, they were greeted by a message on the background of the stage reading “Dance is the hidden language...

Shake, shimmy and swing

Track Town Swing volunteers, teachers, and dance-attendees get together for a group photo near the end of Saturday night’s social dance. The social dances are a monthly event that are open to the...

‘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...

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...

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...

Lane students shine at art walk

“Queen of Wands,” by Frédérique Cháteau was on display at the First Friday Artwalk in downtown Eugene on April 6, 2018. Lane Arts Council presents First Friday ArtWalks, year-round art tours that visit multiple...

Dancing for a cause

Dance Northwest’s Down 4 It 2018: The Final Concert will take place at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, May 12 at Lane Community College’s Ragozzino Performance Hall. The concert will be the finale of a...

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...

Taking a chance on dance

At age 12, Jose Cruz started dancing. Cruz was born and raised in El Salvador, and after moving to the U.S., he turned dance into his profession. This year...