Dance: Site-Specific Dance Festival, June 11-13
From June 10-13, the Hamilton Site-Specific Dance Festival 2010, in Hamilton’s downtown core, including the AGH, Gore Park, James Street N, and Liuna Station — park spaces, galleries, sidewalks, loading docks, gardens, store windows, film projections and more (some activity around Artword Artbar from June 11 to 13). Sponsored by Dance Ontario and produced by Public Utility Performance (Patrick Brennan) and McMaster Centre for Dance Performance (Dave Wilson).
Local community dancers include Tanis MacArthur, Rose Gowling, Ron Dejonkheere, Liz Bates, Grace Loney, Wendy Peng, The Blue Ladies/Runaway Brides (Victoria Slager & Lauren Corindia), Heidi Ann Crocini, Defining Movement Dance (Josh Taylor, Josh Court), Beekaa Abraham, Emmanuela Dussin, Belly Flow (Belly Dance), Stylordz (TRx/Breakers), Inner City Dance (Irina Aoucheva) Art’s Equity Initiative (AEI) – Nea Reid, Olga Barrios, Freedom Studios Christena Hampson-Covello) as well as Toronto professional companies, AX-S Dance (Kate Nankervis, Amanda Acorn, Christine Birch, Peter Hessle, Krista Posyniak, Elke Shroeder) and The Parahumans (Dave Wilson, Lara Roberts, Pam Wong, Alisa Stupak).
Thur June 10 (7.00-8.00pm) AX-S DAnce. Art Gallery of Hamilton – Irving Zucker Sculpture Court. 7pm – Open to public
Defining Movement Dance. Art Gallery of Hamilton – Indoor Gallery. 7.30pm – Private Function, not accessible to public
Fri June 11 (7.00-10.00pm). James St North Art Crawl – Schedule TBA
Sat June 12 (2.30-4.30pm; 5.30-8.00pm). Schedule TBA
Sun June 13 (2.30-5.30pm). Schedule TBA
8.00-9.30pm – 270, Sherman. Finale and After Party – $7