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Local youth dance group is committed to breaking the curse

Local youth dance group is committed to breaking the curse

When poet and singer Aiden Boogie performed Breaking the Curse for a Lavender Hill community group, he had no idea the lasting impact it would have. The song moved local community group leader, Mark Nicholson, to start a dance group "to inspire children and to put...

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Home is where the art is

Home is where the art is

The Heideveld Theatre Company (HTC) is so passionate about performing arts that when they lost their practice venue in 2019 they took to the streets to practice their dance moves.  This determination and can-do attitude has seen the group pursue their artistic...

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A wellspring of creativity in the Karoo

A wellspring of creativity in the Karoo

The tiny Karoo town of Richmond in the arid Northern Cape is not only home to thorn trees and tortoises. It’s also home to a flourishing dance troupe, one of a kind in the region, that is inspiring young people to accomplish greater things through the arts. Kingdom...

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The life changing power of connecting with your culture

The life changing power of connecting with your culture

Growing the Portuguese Dance Society into the dynamic dance group it is today has provided co-founder Octavio Henriques with a great sense of purpose during what has been a harrowing period in his life. His focus on helping people find and celebrate their roots, in...

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Inspire those around you: authenticity is the key

Inspire those around you: authenticity is the key

2021 marks Eoan Crew’s 88th year of keeping kids inspired and off the street through teaching dance, movement, drama, music, gym and providing aftercare services. The Eoan Group was founded in District Six in 1933 by Helen Southern-Holt as South Africa’s first...

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