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KSD offering dance intensive training for youth this summer

With the return to in-person activities, Kingston School of Dance (KSD) is offering a week-long dance intensive for youth with previous dance experience. Youth dancers, ages 10 and up, can experience week-long intensive dance instruction at the long-running dance school. The dance intensives will take place during the week of

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ExpressiOn Danse program launches at École secondaire catholique Marie-Rivier

On Thursday, Apr. 8, 2021, the Conseil des écoles catholiques du Centre-Est (CECCE) officially launched ExpressiOn Danse, its brand-new specialized classical ballet program for students at École secondaire catholique Marie-Rivier in Kingston. The program gives students an excellent opportunity to develop their passion or explore a new discipline with countless

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Local dance schools find their rhythm with in-studio lessons

After months of staying safe at home, the Kingston and area dance community is ready to welcome back dancers in safe and socially distanced ways. Offering many different dance styles, and following the best practices to keep all dancers safe, local dance studios are open for registration for new and

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Soul Shakedown and Pecha Kucha: Just Dance!

Soul Shakedown parties are one of my favourite events in Kingston.  Shakedowns bring people together to raise funds for organizations doing social justice work and groups that challenge the status quo of neoliberal capitalism and colonization.  Kingston DJs spin music of all genres from funk, soul, Latin and Brazilian to

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Guide to Culture Days 2013

Next week Canada will celebrate our 4th annual Culture Days – a weekend-long celebration of culture that takes place from coast-to-coast.  Culture Days is a collection of events created by artists and organizers who have volunteered their time and talent to share their craft through free public activities.  Thousands of

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Culture Days 2011

Last weekend Canada celebrated the second annual Culture Days, a three-day event filled with opportunities to see, hear and discover culture in and around your city.  Artists volunteer their time and creativity to share hands-on, interactive activities that invite the public to participate “behind the scenes,” to discover the world

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KAC Spotlight: What the Cheer?

Some of life’s fondest memories come from those unscripted moments, where we aren’t planning on witnessing or being a part of something special.  Nowadays, psuedo-spontaneous public events such as flash mobs (The Gertrudes and Open Voices sing “Catfish John“, Queen’s dances to “Beat It“) and lib dubs (Queen’s sings “We

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