Highland Dancers at Sydney Tattoo

Highland Dancers at Sydney Tattoo

 

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ARCHIVES

 

2013

August 3rd

“Highland Village Day”

Highland Village, Iona, NS

4:30  pm.

Kelly’s daughter, Drea Shepherd, will be performing 2 Gaelic Songs and a Sailor’s Hornpipe at the annual festival.

*OPEN to the public: http://museum.gov.ns.ca/hv/en/home/default.aspx

 

August 11th

“Margaree Highland Games”

Margaree, NS

 11:00-6:00 pm. pm.

Young members of the Dance School will be performing Highland Dances throughout the day at this  2nd Annual Highland Games.

*Open to the public: http://highlandgames.mfocc.ca

 

August 17th-18th

“Cape Breton Fiddler’s Festival 40th Anniversary”

Gaelic College Grounds, St. Ann’s, NS

 August 17th: 7:30 pm.   August 18th: 2:00-6:00 pm.

Several Junior & Senior members of the Dance School will be performing Highland & Step Dance routines at this annual festival.

*OPEN to the public: http://www.capebretonfiddlers.com/index.php?/Latest/festival-of-cape-breton-fiddling-2012.html

 

August 22nd

“Inverary Inn Wedding Performance”

Inverary Inn, Baddeck, NS

6:00 pm.

Junior members of the Dance School will be performing Highland Dance t a private wedding at the Inverary Inn in Baddeck.

*PRIVATE performance.

 

August 31st

“Stronger Than Steel”

Opening Gala Concert for Open Hearth Park

Open Hearth Park (formerly the Tar Ponds), Sydney, NS

 12:30 pm & 7:30 pm.

Junior members of the Dance School will be performing Highland & Step Dance in the afternoon concert at 12:30.

Kelly, as well as members of the CapeLand Dancers, will be performing with Celtic Rock Band, ‘Sprag Session’ ~ led by the amazing talents of fiddler, Colin Grant ~ in the grand evening showcase. The line up is amazing ~ check it out~!

OPEN to the public: http://strongerthansteel.ca

 

September 8th

“Louisbourg Playhouse Concert Series” (w/Matt Earhart & Debbie Keating)

Louisbourg Playhouse, NS

7:30 pm.

Kelly & her daughter Drea will be performing Highland & Step Dance with Matt Earhart on fiddle, and Debbie Keating on piano at this concert series.

OPEN to the public: http://louisbourgplayhouse.ca

 

October 18th

“Steppin’ With The Ladies” (Celtic Colours Workshop)

Every Women’s Center, Sydney, NS

1:00-3:00 pm.

 

Kelly will be teaching dance workshops, open to the public, during the Celtic Colours Festival of workshops.

 

November 1st

“Girl’s Night Out for CF Research”

Sydney, NS

6:00 pm.

Kelly, along with senior members of the CapeLand Dancers, will be performing in support of research for Cystic Fibrosis.

OPEN to the public.

 

ARCHIVED EVENTS & PERFORMANCES

2012

October 6th

Celtic Colours International Festival: “A Taste of the Festival”

Joan Harris Cruise Pavillion (aka The Big Fiddle), Sydney

 7:30 pm.

Kelly, as well as two other members of the CapeLand Dancers (Breagh MacInnis and Beth MacLellan), will be performing with Celtic Rock Band, ‘Sprag Session’ ~ led by the amazing talents of fiddler, Colin Grant ~ as part of the Celtic Colours Sydney Opening Show.

Purchase tickets online @ http://www.celtic-colours.com

 

September 23rd

“Patient Care For Cancer’ Fundraiser

Savoy Theatre, Glace Bay

6:30 pm. Pre-Show (with Gillian Head on fiddle)

The Dance School will be helping to raise money for cancer patients in Cape Breton. We will dance as the ‘pre-show’ for this event.

Tickets can be purchased online @ http://www.savoytheatre.com

 

September 14th

International Student’s Conference 2012

Inverary Inn, Baddeck

6:00 pm.

*Private Function

The CapeLand Dancers will be performing traditional dance, as well as teaching Cape Breton Squaer Sets, to student’s from all over the owrld ~ to give them a tsate of Cape Breton culture.

 

2011

SEPTEMBER 8th

‘A Pain In The Glass’

Center For Art & Design, Sydney

7:00-8:00 pm

Fundraiser Auction for the Gaelic College of Celtic Arts & Crafts

The MacArthur Dancers will perform a 1/2 hour show to support the event and the Gaelic College.

 

 SEPTEMBER 16th

International Student’s Conference

Inverary Inn, Baddeck

7:00-8:00 pm

The CapeLand Dancers will be performing and teaching Square Sets to a group of 65 International Student’s living in Cape Breton this year. Lots of teenagers ~ and lots of fun~!

 

OCTOBER 1st

‘Culture Days’ : Celtic Colours Promotional Performance

Mayflower Mall, Sydney

1:00-3:00 pm

The MacArthur Dancers, along with extraordinary musicians Colin Grant and Jason Roach, will perform for 2 hours at the Mall near Future Shop. There will Traditional Cape Breton Fiddle, Piano, Cape Breton Step Dance and Highland Dance. A Square Set will be taught mid-performance ~ and the public is encouraged to participate. So much fun for all ages and families.

 

OCTOBER 2nd

Northside Community Civic Center, North Sydney

1st Annual Family Fair

12:00-2:00 pm

The MacArthur Dancers will be performing with the Barra Boys ~ Boyd and Ryan MacNeil ~ at this fun filled family event. Loads of fiddling, dancing and fun…as well as dispalys, a sales fair, bouncy tents and any other activities for the family.

 

OCTOBER 8th

Video Shoot for ‘The Tempest’ Play

Kenington Cove Beach and Louisbourg Lighthouse, Louisbourg

1:00 pm

The CapeLand Dancers will be shooting a video production for the CBU Play ‘The Tempest’. The shoot will take place all afternoon in Louisbourg. More information to follow when the video is complete!

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