Durham and Dance, A Trip To Linden’s Dancewear

By Lesley Gonzalez

February 22, 2024

Thursday, Feb. 22, 2024 By Lesley Gonzalez For the last 16 years, Linden’s Dancewear has served as a pillar of Durham’s vibrant dance community by filling the void that Durham dancers face with a lack of dancewear stores in the area. Renee and Samantha Allen, the dynamic mother-daughter duo who co-own the store, work tirelessly […]

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The World of African Dance Through the Eyes of Aya Shabu 

By Holland Bodner

December 12, 2023

Holland Bodner December 12 2023 Aya Shabu is one of Durham’s leading dancers, paving the way for a new generation.  Her career in Haitian dance has developed throughout her lifetime as she has found success as a storyteller. Shabu wants to tell a new story by reminding Durham about the beauty and power that lies […]

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Arts in Action program inspires change

By Melanie Johnson

February 6, 2013

“Music. Dance. Marriage.” These are the words fourth graders at Eastway Elementary School are chanting in their hour-long Arts in Action dance class each week. For the next 16 weeks, fourth-graders at Eastway will meet every Thursday in their school’s gymnasium. They will learn intricate, high-energy choreography set to music from trained instructors and a […]

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