Dance

Children dance in Grand Park as part of last year's National Dance Day event in Los Angeles, CA. (credit: The Music Center)

On Heels Of Emmy Nominations, Nigel Lythgoe Wants Everyone Dancing

The winged golden statuettes handed out this fall don’t seem to sway the 66-year-old British television executive quite as much as the impact he sees the show and his work with dance education nonprofit Dizzy Feet Foundation having on the public.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/16/2015

Dancers from BODYTRAFFIC rehearse on the sculpture on The Music Center Plaza (credit: Skye Schmidt)

The Music Center’s Moves After Dark Brings Dance To LA Landscape

Four-hundred patrons are expected on the grounds for the sold-out launch, featuring performances by Contra-Tiempo Artistic Dirtector Ana María Alvarez, Ate9, BODYTRAFFIC and Lula Washington Dance Theatre, where Niles both danced and served as company manager.

07/13/2015

Dance Camera West's Dance Media Festival runs April 30-May 5, 2015 in various locations across Los Angeles, California. (credit: Dance Camera West)

Content Is King As Dance, Filmmaking Collide At Dance Camera West’s 14th Annual Dance Media Festival

Thirty films will be screened during the six-day festival, which concludes May 5 with “Dancing for my Havana,” about a group of young Cuban dancers.

CBS Los Angeles–05/01/2015

New York City Ballet's Maria Kowroski and Amar Ramasar perform Balanchine's Agon at The Festival of the Desert gala reception at Sunnylands Center & Gardens in Rancho Mirage, California, March 18, 2015.  (credit: Ethan Pisz)

With Weeks To Coachella, Inaugural Festival Of The Desert Brings Classical Arts To Southern California

With days until tents go up in Indio and wristbands fling into the dusty air of the Coachella Valley for the region’s annual music festival, Barrett Wissman was betting on Southern Californians with a taste for the classical arts Wednesday night.

CBS Los Angeles–03/21/2015

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High School Visual Arts Programs Help Students Earn Scholarships

The Visual and Performing Arts Content Standards for California Public Schools provide a powerful tool for educators and students alike to engage in powerful, meaningful study.

03/04/2015

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Valley Seniors Treated To Student Ballroom Dance Recital For Valentine’s Day

Retired seniors in one San Fernando Valley neighborhood were treated Friday to an early Valentine’s Day gift.

02/13/2015

(Front) Mike Sarnataro; (Back) Marisa Hamamoto (credit: Andrea Fujii/CBS2)

Woman Formerly Paralyzed Teaches Groom-To-Be In Wheelchair To Dance

After suddenly becoming paralyzed by a rare spinal cord disease, one woman defied the odds and is now teaching others to dance.

11/13/2014

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LAUSD Hosts First 2-Week Art Festival

The Los Angeles Unified School District is hosting its first-ever Art Festival.

03/02/2014

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Fun Things To Do In LA When It’s Raining

From indoor skydiving to cooking classes and dance lessons, some of the Southland’s best activities are completely weather-proof.

CBS Los Angeles–02/27/2014

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Dance Your Way To Weight Loss In 2014 With Bollywood-Inspired Moves!

Kajal Desai, co-founder of Doonya’s curriculum, visited the KCAL9 studios Friday to show viewers how her Bollywood dance workout can help shed those unwanted pounds!

CBS2 / KCAL9–12/27/2013

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Best Places To See Ballet In Orange County

Orange County has several excellent venues for ballet and dance. The choices range from professional productions to local dance companies that offer recitals for both seasoned and new dancers to perform in front of live audiences.

11/15/2013

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11-Year-Old Dance Prodigy From Walnut Has Big Dreams After Lady Gaga Video Goes Viral

Sean Lew has become an internet sensation thanks to a YouTube video that shows him performing a routine to Lady Gaga’s Applause.

10/24/2013

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90-Year-Old SoCal Woman Shares Her Secrets To Longevity

An energetic elderly Southland woman is sharing her secrets to longevity.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/08/2013

Supporters are hoping to raise enough money to keep American National Academy open. (credit: American National Academy/Facebook.)

It Will Be Taps For Studio City Dance Academy If Investors Can’t Raise $1M

The American National Academy of Performing Arts is in danger of closing.

05/11/2013

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DailyBurn’s Keaira LaShae Demonstrates How To Get Bikini Ready By Just Dancing!

Dancer and Choreographer Keaira LaShae from DailyBurn team stopped by KCAL9 Tuesday to show viewers how to get their entire body in shape and shed pounds fast by just dancing!

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/26/2013

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