‘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...

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...

‘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...

Asian celebration prepares for thousands

A dancer in a Buddha costume poses with lion dancers at a rehearsal on Feb. 3. According to most versions of the legend, the Lion Dance Tradition began after villagers dressed like lions...

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...

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...

Ending Black History Month with a BAM

Lane Community College’s Black Student Union is hosting the BAM Slam event at the Longhouse on March 2, from 12 p.m. to 6 p.m. The event is centered around celebrating 400 years of Black...

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...

Crossroads of cultures

An attendee makes a donation to the Chinese American Benevolent Association during the Lion Dance at the 33rd Annual Asian Celebration. “It goes to a good cause,” he said. The 33rd Annual Oregon Asian...