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Dance

Art in Motion to bring upbeat energy to Dance Carnival
April 27, 2012
Cathy Patterson has heard people’s reservations about dance performances: “They’re boring” and “the music isn’t fun.”
Wheelchair ballroom dance company Groovability in need of funding
June 15, 2011
The non-profit wheelchair dance troupe seeks financial support to tour and perform.
940 Dance Company prepares its final performances
April 6, 2011
After a 24-year run of performances, the 940 Dance Company will present its final concerts at 7:30 p.m. April 14 and 16 at the Lawrence Arts Center, 940 N.H.
Arts roundup: Karole Armitage returning to Lawrence; City Band Director Bob Foster honored
October 29, 2010
This week in arts: Karole Armitage returns for week of dance events; guest artists join KU jazz performers; KU’s Robert Foster honored; KU graduate wins essay contest.
Dance department dedicates scholarship fundraiser to Janet Hamburg
September 10, 2010
Kansas University’s department of dance will host a scholarship fundraiser dedicated to KU dance professor Janet Hamburg, who died at age 59 last Saturday after she fell from a building in New York City.
LAC starts shoe fund for dancers
August 30, 2010
The Lawrence Arts Center kicked off a fundraising effort Sunday for the LAC’s Dance Shoe Scholarship Fund.
Belly Bump and Grind: Lawrence embraces the swaying subculture of belly dance
December 17, 2009
First of all, belly dancing is not striptease. One is an ancient Middle Eastern art form celebrating the female form; the other is a sweaty hoochie dance for money…
Catching some air
November 4, 2009
The Lied Center’s Performing Arts 3to5 program took preschool children to the stage again on Monday and Tuesday.
Perfect partnership: Troupe spreads love for wheelchair ballroom dancing
October 18, 2009
The dance music blares through the halls of this office building in Westport.
Moving in step
Twins share love for dance
September 28, 2009
Chelsea and Amanda Reichert have never been the sort of people to gravitate toward compliments. They blush easily and are quick to remind everyone, as if a way of reminding themselves, that they’re not as good at dance as they’d like to be.
Arts notes: Professors to present evening of Chinese music
September 13, 2009
Two music professors at Tianjin Conservatory of Music in China will perform Monday at the Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vt. Although the library will be closed Monday for the funeral of staffer Joyce Steiner, the program will continue as planned.
Ancient rituals for modern-day audience
Haskell powwow highlights unity within tribal diversity
August 30, 2009
With the sun setting over the Haskell Pow-Wow Grounds and sounds of the Thundershield drum group drifting through the air, students at Haskell Indian Nations University were officially welcomed back to school Saturday evening.
Ancient rituals for modern-day audience
Haskell powwow highlights unity within tribal diversity
August 30, 2009
With the sun setting over the Haskell Pow-Wow Grounds and sounds of the Thundershield drum group drifting through the air, students at Haskell Indian Nations University were officially welcomed back to school Saturday evening.
Stepper: Southwest student realizing dance dreams
August 17, 2009
When Jake Landgrebe returned to school last week, the seventh-grader at Southwest Junior High School came back after taking part in a true midsummer’s night dream.
Renowned choreographer from Lawrence works with K.C. Ballet
April 29, 2009
Karole Armitage grew up in Lawrence and has returned to the area to work with the Kansas City Ballet.