Dance

Winners in the 2019 Dancing with the Shuswap Stars event, Josh and Joanna Bickle impressed judges and the public once again, winning the All-Stars Division in this year’s event held at the SASU Recreation Centre on Friday, Nov. 18, 2022. (Kristal Burgess Photography)

‘Smashing success’: Competitors heat up the dance floor at Dancing with the Shuswap Stars

2019 winners Joanna and Josh Bickle named overall champions in All-Stars Division

 

City Dance co-owner Jens Goerner and Heidi Gowen train at Shuswap Dance Center for the Dancing with the Shuswap Stars event on November 18. (Contributed)

Tickets still available for upcoming Dancing with the Shuswap Stars

Dance demonstrations, mini lessons taking place Saturday at Mall at Piccadilly

 

Heidi Gowen will be joined by City Dance owner Jens Goerner on the dance floor at the Dancing with the Shuswap Stars event on Nov. 18. (Kristal Burgess Photography)

Salmon Arm’s Heidi Gowen joins upcoming Dancing with the Shuswap Stars

Tickets still available for Nov. 18 Shuswap Hospice fundraiser

  • Oct 19, 2022

 

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Selma Blair leaves ‘Dancing With the Stars’ due to health issues related to MS

On Oct. 17, she told her ‘Dancing with the Stars’ partner, Sasha…

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City Dance co-owner Heather Stranks and the Shuswap Trail Alliance’s Phil McIntyre-Paul are teaming up to compete in Dancing with the Shuswap Stars on Friday, Nov. 18. (Contributed)

Dancing with the Shuswap Stars tickets on sale soon at SASCU Rec Centre

No online ticket sales for annual Shuswap Hospice gala fundraiser

  • Sep 19, 2022
City Dance co-owner Heather Stranks and the Shuswap Trail Alliance’s Phil McIntyre-Paul are teaming up to compete in Dancing with the Shuswap Stars on Friday, Nov. 18. (Contributed)
The Celebrate Shuswap Society is bringing Vernon’s Legendary Lake Monsters to Salmon Arm’s Song Sparrow Hall on Sept. 24 for the first in a series of concerts intended to give people an opportunity to get out and dance. (File photo)

Get up and dance: Celebrate Shuswap Society orchestrating opportunities to cut a rug

The Legendary Lake Monsters to play first dance party on Sept. 24

  • Sep 15, 2022
The Celebrate Shuswap Society is bringing Vernon’s Legendary Lake Monsters to Salmon Arm’s Song Sparrow Hall on Sept. 24 for the first in a series of concerts intended to give people an opportunity to get out and dance. (File photo)
Nanaimo’s Annalise Lam is a world champion in Highland dancing after placing first overall in her junior division at the Cowal Gathering in Dunoon, Scotland this past weekend. (Photo submitted)

B.C. teenager wins world championship in Highland dancing

Annalise Lam placed first overall in her junior division at the Cowal Gathering in Dunoon, Scotland

Nanaimo’s Annalise Lam is a world champion in Highland dancing after placing first overall in her junior division at the Cowal Gathering in Dunoon, Scotland this past weekend. (Photo submitted)
Jacksun Fryer, left, and Carlow Rush of Vancouver Island’s Funkanometry have advanced to live shows in ‘America’s Got Talent.’ Pictured here, the two at the Vancouver Island Exhibition in 2021. (News Bulletin file photo)
Jacksun Fryer, left, and Carlow Rush of Vancouver Island’s Funkanometry have advanced to live shows in ‘America’s Got Talent.’ Pictured here, the two at the Vancouver Island Exhibition in 2021. (News Bulletin file photo)
Newcomers and past competitors are taking part in the 2022 Dancing with the Shuswap Stars fundraiser in November. Voting is underway at shuswapstars.ca. (Contributed)

Past competitors dusting off dance shoes for Dancing with the Shuswap Stars comeback

Couples and All-Stars announced for Shuswap Hospice fundraiser

Newcomers and past competitors are taking part in the 2022 Dancing with the Shuswap Stars fundraiser in November. Voting is underway at shuswapstars.ca. (Contributed)
A benefit concert and dance, featuring a number of country music acts donating their time and talent, will be held at Armstrong’s Hassen Memorial Arena Saturday, June 25, to help Armstrong amputee Chelaine McInroy purchase a new prosthetic. (Morning Star - file photo)

Community rallies around Armstrong woman following second amputation

Life, Limb and Lyrics is a fundraising concert and dance for local amputee Chelaine McInroy, 23,

A benefit concert and dance, featuring a number of country music acts donating their time and talent, will be held at Armstrong’s Hassen Memorial Arena Saturday, June 25, to help Armstrong amputee Chelaine McInroy purchase a new prosthetic. (Morning Star - file photo)
Clare Caner, Lauren Van der pauw, Kiannika August-Sjodin , Kendra Davis, Hayden Gennings, Natalie Demer, Audrey Harper, Rhys Gennings, Lanika Mihalick and Avelyn Smith practise for Shuswap Dance’s year-end shows on June 10 and 11, followed by a Gala Show on June 17. (Contributed)

Shuswap Dance students to leap down Yellow Brick Road for year-end shows

Gala performance to take place June 17

  • May 30, 2022
Clare Caner, Lauren Van der pauw, Kiannika August-Sjodin , Kendra Davis, Hayden Gennings, Natalie Demer, Audrey Harper, Rhys Gennings, Lanika Mihalick and Avelyn Smith practise for Shuswap Dance’s year-end shows on June 10 and 11, followed by a Gala Show on June 17. (Contributed)
Jenna Anderson connecting to the music and people.

‘Fun, laughter, joy’: B.C. pair take headphone dance parties across the country

Dance With Love set to bring good vibrations from Coast to Coast on cross-Canada tour

Jenna Anderson connecting to the music and people.
Alexa Robinson leaps in the finale of Shuswap Dance Center’s A Christmas Carol performance on Friday, Dec. 17, 2021. (Lachlan Labere-Salmon Arm Observer)

In photos: Students share A Christmas Carol in dance

Shuswap Dance Center students perform show based on holiday classic

Alexa Robinson leaps in the finale of Shuswap Dance Center’s A Christmas Carol performance on Friday, Dec. 17, 2021. (Lachlan Labere-Salmon Arm Observer)
Ed and Natalie Parent were the People’s Choice winners in this year’s Dancing with the Shuswap Stars. (Kristal Burgess Photography)

Dancers draw record donation amount for Shuswap Hospice

Planning for 2022 Dancing with the Shuswap Stars to begin in new year

  • Dec 8, 2021
Ed and Natalie Parent were the People’s Choice winners in this year’s Dancing with the Shuswap Stars. (Kristal Burgess Photography)
The contestants, the instructors and the emcee gather post-performance for a group photo following the enthusiastic return of Dancing with the Shuswap Stars Saturday, Nov. 20, in Salmon Arm. (Kristal Burgess Photography)

PHOTOS: Shuswap stars kick up their heels in dance fundraiser

Dancing with the Shuswap Stars returned Saturday to raise money for the Shuswap Hospice Society

The contestants, the instructors and the emcee gather post-performance for a group photo following the enthusiastic return of Dancing with the Shuswap Stars Saturday, Nov. 20, in Salmon Arm. (Kristal Burgess Photography)
People can vote for their favourite dancers in this year’s Dancing with the Shuswap Stars fundraiser on Nov. 19, 2021. (Dancing with the Shuswap Stars/Facebook)
People can vote for their favourite dancers in this year’s Dancing with the Shuswap Stars fundraiser on Nov. 19, 2021. (Dancing with the Shuswap Stars/Facebook)
These dancers from Shuswap Dance Center are among the participants in the first-ever Dancing with the Shuswap Stars junior event to raise money for Shuswap Hospice. (Raelynn Heppel photo)

Young Dancing with the Shuswap Stars contestants seeking stars for hospice

Junior championship entries can be viewed and supported online

  • Oct 18, 2021
These dancers from Shuswap Dance Center are among the participants in the first-ever Dancing with the Shuswap Stars junior event to raise money for Shuswap Hospice. (Raelynn Heppel photo)
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Rust Brothers to join judges’ panel for 2021 Dancing with Shuswap Stars

Buying tickets and casting votes online underway now for Nov. 19 event

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Josh and Joanna Bickle’s dance moves won over judges and the audience alike at the 2019 Dancing with the Shuswap Stars. (Lachlan Labere/Salmon Arm Observer)

Organizers of Dancing with the Shuswap Stars preparing for 2021 comeback

November live-streamed event will include new junior dance category

Josh and Joanna Bickle’s dance moves won over judges and the audience alike at the 2019 Dancing with the Shuswap Stars. (Lachlan Labere/Salmon Arm Observer)
People attend the massive experimental concert “Ambition Live Again,” organized by Assistance Publique-Hopitaux de Paris and music industry union Prodiss to assess health risks. (Instagram/Merwanrim)

Paris hosts test concert letting 5,000 people dance together in arena

It was a public health experiment to prepare France to host big events again

People attend the massive experimental concert “Ambition Live Again,” organized by Assistance Publique-Hopitaux de Paris and music industry union Prodiss to assess health risks. (Instagram/Merwanrim)