Lovers of dance, this one's for you. Don't miss out this Sunday afternoon, March 11, as the Shadbolt Centre hosts the LINK Community Dance Showcase.
It's an informal afternoon of contemporary and cultural dance by accomplished dance professionals and community ensembles.
LINK features choreography by Jacci Collins, Julie Lebel, Kathryn Rickets, Krystal Psota, Vanessa Goodman and Kim Tuson.
It's presented in partnership with the Moberly Arts and Cultural Centre, the Roundhouse Community Arts, Creekside Community Centre and the Shadbolt Centre. Each of the centres' resident community dance companies will be showing work created in collaboration with their artistic directors and local choreographers.
It's on at 2 p.m. in Studio 201, with a suggested donation of $5 at the door. For more details, call Salome Diaz at 604-205-3037.
Arty spring break
Searching for something for the kids to do during spring break?
The Shadbolt Centre for the Arts can help.
The centre is offering a spring break arts camp for six-to 10-year-olds, running from March 19 to 23 from 9 a.m. to 3: 30 p.m. daily. The camp includes drawing, painting and drama.
It costs $269.92 for five sessions.
For the older set, there's a spring break songwriting workshop from March 19 to 21, led by local songwriter Gillian Hobbs.
It runs Monday and Tuesday from 9 a.m. to 12: 30 p.m. and Wednesday from 9 a.m. to 1: 30 p.m.
It's open to youth aged 11 to 16. No experience is necessary, and supplies are included.
See www.shadbolt centre.com or call 6042916864 for information about the workshops.
A top Norwegian concert pianist will be in Burnaby to give a concert at the Scandinavian Centre.
Knut Erik Jensen is in concert at the centre on March 23 at 7 p.m.
Jensen is a pianist, vocalist and accordion player who has performed more than 80 solo concerts in North America featuring Norwegian and international music.
He has recorded two CDs of Norwegian piano music: Edvard Grieg - Anniversary Collection and Nordic Elegance.
Tickets are $15. Call 604-897-4461 or purchase at the centre, 6540 Thomas St.
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