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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Lane dancers give audience The Works; Annual event showcases student creations

Lane dance students showcased their choreography, lighting and costuming skills in a three-day event at Ragozzino Performance Hall that began May 15. The Works, an annual event, featured individually designed pieces by the students, giving...

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...

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...

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...