Dance inspired by dementia: How real life influences Philip Connaughton’s choreography
17 September 2019 | 2:38 pm
Dance inspired by dementia: How real-life influences Philip Connaughton's choreography
28 Mar 2021
South Africa's Zulu people gather outside the gates of the royal palace to bid farewell to their departed king. Goodwill Zwelithini was the longest-serving monarch in Zulu history, reigning for half a century through years of apartheid and democratic transition. He died last Friday, aged 72, after weeks of treatment for a diabetes-related illness.
7 May 2021
Colombians protest with arts performances, music and dance in the capital Bogota as anti-government demonstrations continue in the South American country.
19 Jun 2021
Revellers crowd the newly reopened dance floor of a club in Washington, DC, as authorities lift all Covid restrictions on bars, nightclubs and entertainment venues in the US capital, allowing them to operate at full capacity. "I just high-fived a stranger," says local resident and partygoer Aimee Bailey, "we're just so excited to be able to be next to each other." Nightclub owner Bill Spieler shares her enthusiasm but also confesses to being "nervous," as his venue hasn't welcomed dancing crowds indoors for over a year until now.
11 Aug 2021
Police say the man was arrested Sunday near Dhaka, but his female dance partner is on the run. The 20-year-old could face up to five years in prison on religious charges.
23 Oct 2021
Amsterdam Dance Event (ADE) has started hosting its five-day dance music festival after the Dutch government lifted restrictions on the entertainment sector, as well as clubs and bars. The event has been scaled down compared to previous years, while measures are in place to prevent the spread of Covid-19, including on-site testing.
7 May 2022
As the Paris Opera introduces his contemporary pieces “In Your Rooms” and “Uprising” to its repertoire, Israeli choreographer Hofesh Shechter tells us about his collaboration with the prestigious institution and how “they went to great lengths” to accommodate his experimental work. With Shechter’s recent work “Contemporary Dance” on stage at La Villette in Paris, he talks about how music and movement can supplant a cerebral conception of art and why he likes to “play the bear” when it comes to expectations. of the public.
10 May 2022
A troupe called "The Incredible Kids" is giving underprivileged youths in Nigeria's Abuja a way to transform their lives through dance.
6 Jun 2022
No art form is better suited to interrogating the representation of the body, and the value society attributes to our bodies, than dance. The dance collective (La)Horde has headed up Marseille's National Ballet since September 2019. For more than 10 years, Marine Brutti, Jonathan Debrouwer and Arthur Harel have been coming up with new and exciting ways to conceive of the medium of dance, both classical and contemporary. They are also shaking things up on the fashion front. We take a closer look.
27 Jun 2022
The ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) and the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), are the frontline political parties contesting the July 16, 2022 governorship election in Osun State. Guardian Nigeria's Political Editor, Muyiwa Adeyemi spoke with GuardianTV on what both parties need to do to win the election.
Vugo is a traditional celebratory dance in Kenya – just for women! In the Bajuni community, a group of dancers want to pass their moves down to the next generation.
In a video circulating on social media, users claim that a waiter at an upscale French ski resort wearing a Russian flag jumpsuit carried a Ukrainian "coffin" during a champagne parade. The FRANCE 24 Observers team contacted Bagatelle Courchevel; the restaurant explained that the scene had nothing to do with the war in Ukraine. We tell you more in this edition of Truth or Fake.
As Iranians continue to brave a deadly crackdown to protest against their regime, Iranian exiles living abroad have joined the movement in any way they can. For French-Iranian opera singer and composer Ariana Vafadari, that’s meant rallying support through music.
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The New York Times looks at Dubai's particularly fragile position in terms of climate change.
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Cristiano Ronaldo is facing a class-action lawsuit in the US due to promoting Binance, the world's largest cryptocurrency exchange. The plaintiffs claim that his endorsement led them to make loss-making investments and are seeking $1bn in damages.
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More than 1,000 Rohingya Muslims have arrived in Indonesia by boat this month. They have been fleeing Bangladesh's overcrowded refugee camps where conditions have worsened.
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Thanks to a Constitutional Court ruling, Germany's federal budget for this year is now €60 billion short. But closing the gap with new loans is prohibited by the constitution.
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Over 250,000 have died in a single year just from pollution caused by fine particulate matter, with ozone and nitrogen-dioxide also claiming lives, a new EU report has found.
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British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak is welcoming some 200 business leaders to Hampton Court for a forum aimed at boosting foreign investment in the UK. Also, US holiday shoppers seek out deeper discounts as Black Friday continues its move online, and Meta faces accusations of courting users aged under 13 in a US federal lawsuit.
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