Image of dancer Brandy Leary. Photo by Walter Lai.
TORONTO: BREAK DANCE
Status: Hit the floor—and ceiling
What: The second installment of The Precipice Project, Anandam Dancetheatre’s
Divergent Dances for Windows and Walls is a hybrid dance-aerial arts project choreographed for the walls and windows of the Bata Shoe Museum.
When: July 24 to 28.
Where: Bata Shoe Museum, 327 Bloor St. W.
Buzzworthy notes: Defying gravity—as well as space, urban architecture, the usual interactive art installment—performers will showcase their sweet, post-mo dance moves and contemporary rope-based aerial work while telling stories, choreographed by the theatre’s artistic director, Brandy Leary.
VANCOUVER: POP-UP SHOP
Status: Weekend popover
What: Vancouver’s first happy hour-style
Gather Pop-Up Shop, a three-day shopping and workshopping event for "urban socials".
When: July 27 to 29.
Where: 1 West Cordova St., Gastown.
Buzzworthy notes: Featuring 25 local designers, creative workshops, a flash lounge and the PopCycle tour, an in-motion art installation of popsicles and neon bikes. A portion of the $3 admission will be donated to A Loving Spoonful, an organization providing meals to people living with HIV/AIDS in Greater Vancouver.
Read on for more fashionable events, including the final days of a Vancouver art exhibit and a cool new beauty parlour in Calgary!
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