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May 2018
$70, Early-bird $50 ends May 10.

The Slow Movement – a Contact Improvisation dance workshop

May 20, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 3:30 pm
St Andrews,
Hyde St, Bellingen,

If you’ve ever seen Contact Improvisation in action, it can often appear dynamic, fast-paced and acrobatic. In this workshop we will “go slow, go deep” with solo, partnered and group work. Perfect for beginners and a great chance to explore deeper aspects of Contact Improvisation, so we can build the pace and action in a safe, connected way. To access embodied, real-time creativity, we need to train our attention. That means taking time to attend to the physical body, breath…

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May 12, 2018 @ 10:00 am - June 9, 2018 @ 4:00 pm
cnr Clarence and Hay St, Port Macquarie,

En Route is a meditation on time and life-lines, dancers aged 3-102 years, traverse abandoned railway lines of NSW. Originally commissioned by Transport for NSW – for the Wynscreen project at Wynyard train Station Sydney – this work has been re-configured for gallery spaces. About Sue Healey: Born in New Zealand in 1962, Sue Healey is a performer, choreographer, educator and dance-film maker. Healey’s practice extends beyond the traditional venues for dance with iterations of her projects staged in gallery…

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October 20172017

Rainbow Ball

October 28, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - October 29, 2017 @ 1:00 am
Grants Hall,
High Street, Howraville,

If you missed the last Bowraville Arts Council ball, you won’t want to miss this one. If you were at the last one, you will definitely want to be there for this one. Get out your most colourful, extravagant gear for the Rainbow Ball. Grant’s Hall, Bowraville will be transformed beyond recognition for this great event. Music by the fabulous James and Tani will keep you on your feet all night. BYO drinks, glasses, nibbles etc. From 7pm till late.…

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January 2017

Hot Havana Nights

January 27, 2017 @ 7:30 pm
Sawtell RSL Club,
Sawtell, New South Wales 2450 Australia
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Cuba is about to hit Sawtell with the 5th Afrekete Afro-Cuban Summer Dance & Music Camp on 27-29 January at Sawtell Beach Holiday Park, where over 12 talented Cuban dance & music artists come to share in their culture with workshops all weekend. But it all starts 7.30pm Friday night 27th January at Sawtell RSL at Hot Havana NIghts – a showcase of the history of Cuban Salsa from the roots to the now, plus Australia’s best Latin band &…

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Afrekete Afro-Cuban Dance & Music Camp 2017

January 27, 2017 - January 29, 2017
Afrekete Afro-Cuban Dance & Music Camp 2017,
Sawtell Beach Holiday Park (Sawtell RSL for Hot Havana Nights) 5 Lyons Rd, Sawtell, NSW, 2452,

Welcome to Afrekete, a full weekend of dance & music workshops and performances in the Roots of Salsa from Australia’s & New Zealand’s great Cuban artists.. This is when a piece of Cuba comes to the beautiful idyllic surrounds of Sawtell, south Coffs Harbour, where the mountains and rivers meet the ocean, creating an energetic centre so conducive to reconnecting to the roots of our sacred ancestry through the history of Cuban culture from the African tribal traditions deeply connected…

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January 20162016

AFREKETE – Afro-Cuban Dance and Music Camp

January 29, 2016 - January 31, 2016
Sawtell Beach Caravan Park Hall,
5 Lyons Road, Sawtell,
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Annual Summer Afro-Cuban Dance & Music Camp This is when a piece of Cuba comes to the beautiful idyllic surrounds of Sawtell, south Coffs Harbour, where the mountains and rivers meet the ocean, creating an energetic centre so conducive to reconnecting to the roots of our sacred ancestry through the history of Cuban culture from the African tribal traditions deeply connected to the forces of nature. Come and feel the heartbeat of the earth and let the rhythm move you.…

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Travers Ross and the Supersonic Shape Shifters of Awe @jettytheatre

January 23, 2016 @ 7:30 pm - January 24, 2016 @ 7:30 pm
Jetty Memorial Theatre,
Harbour Drive, Harbour Drive, NSW 2450 Australia
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Known Local artist Travers Ross has travelled around Australia and different parts of the globe creating a collaboration of music and dance with a number of individual talents in Hip hop, indie, contemporary and world cultures. He is returning to Coffs to share his adventure of the cultures and artistry he has experienced. You can listen, feel and see him bridging the gap, taking you to a place he likes to call Awe. Travers will be joined by ten talented artists who have…

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December 20152015


December 19, 2015 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

FREE Unique Aboriginal Dance Experience: Get ready to be flash mobbed! An experience like no other – thirty young Aboriginal dancers from Coffs Harbour all the way down to Macksville, will be surprising audiences in Bellingen and Coffs Harbour with their exciting new dance on Saturday 19 December, across the Coffs Coast. These FREE performances will showcase traditional and contemporary Aboriginal dance, powerfully sharing the connection of Gumbaynggirr people and country to the beautiful waterways of our region. Don’t miss…

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Dance & Culture Camp – Saltwater Freshwater

December 9, 2015 - December 11, 2015

3 days of dance culture and fun with Aboriginal Dancers, Community Leaders and Artists.

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October 2015

Sunday Jive

October 11, 2015 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Port Panthers Auditorium,
1 Bay St, Port Macquarie,

HDRC Services provide aged and disability services in the Hastings LGA. On Sunday 11th October they are hosting an inclusive fundraising dance at Port Panthers Auditorium from 10am – 2pm in Port Macquarie featuring the band, Jordan Jive Trio, with a light lunch provided. Music will feature well known tunes from the 1930′s – 1950′s and there will be lots of fun and dancing. $25 per ticket and all welcome.

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September 2015

Bellingen Music Festival – Argentinian Tango Dancing

September 19, 2015 @ 12:00 am - 11:00 pm
St Andrews Hall,
Hyde St, Bellingen 2454,

Argentinian Tango Dancing – with Coffs Latin Rhythms and music by Tángalo Release your passion with the Tango! The basics of Argentinian Tango dance will be taught by local instructors Coffs Latin Rhythms with music by the Tángalo ensemble.  Then, if you like, dress up and dance alongside Tángalo at the evening concert. For beginners and anyone who loves to dance. Saturday 19 September 2015

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January 19701970

Bangarra Dance Theatre – Glasshouse Port Macquarie

January 1, 1970 @ 12:00 am
Glasshouse Port Macquarie,
Cnr Clarence & Hay Streets, Port Macquarie,

KINSHIP “Beautiful and Gut Wrenching” The Age An original and breathtaking theatrical experience: (featuring two works Brolga and ID), by award-winning choreographer Stephen Page.

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