‘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...

‘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...

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...

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...

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...

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...