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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Dance Collaborations steps it up

The worst part of Dance Collaborations 2014 was the audience. Audience members found enough comfort in the Ragozzino Performance Hall to rest their feet on the seats and unleash night-time snacks out of brown paper...

Student dance performance; Equine gets in on the show

The Lane Community College Dance Program is presenting the 2015 edition of The Works Student Dance Concert in the Ragozzino Performance Hall on Lane’s main campus. The concert provides an opportunity for emerging Lane choreographers...