The Hindu: Unboxing dancers on Instagram

The Hindu: Unboxing dancers on Instagram. “With venues closed for the foreseeable future due to the ongoing pandemic, dancers are looking for alternate stages. In Boxed, an online series curated by Chennai-based veteran dancer Anita Ratnam, they find the freedom to choose where they would like to dance. Even if it is a bathtub, a kitchen or a flight of stairs.”

Billboard: How to Watch All the Dance Music Livestreams This Weekend (May 8-10)

Billboard: How to Watch All the Dance Music Livestreams This Weekend (May 8-10). “Another weekend, another lineup of big deal dance events to launch a browser for this weekend. Whether you want bass, techno, IDM, EDM or house, it’s all there for you via the world wide web.”

Artnet: Are You an Artist Looking for Work? This New Website Wants to Connect You With Paying Customers Hungry to Learn How to Make Art

Artnet: Are You an Artist Looking for Work? This New Website Wants to Connect You With Paying Customers Hungry to Learn How to Make Art. “[The site] is designed to work similarly to TaskRabbit or Fiverr, websites that link gig workers to employers looking for people to do one-off jobs. It invites photographers, dancers, and website designers, among those in other disciplines, to sell their skills and knowledge to anyone looking for art lessons, or even to buy artworks. It’s free to sign up, and unlike other sites, HireArtists doesn’t collect a fee.”

CBC: Métis dancers keep connected by putting a spin on a social media trend

CBC: Métis dancers keep connected by putting a spin on a social media trend. “A group of Métis jiggers from Manitoba are keeping connected by putting their own spin on a new social media trend. The trend, which is often found in videos on the app TikTok, involves users covering their phone camera with a makeup brush and then pulling it away, revealing their new outfit, makeup styles or in some cases traditional regalia and dance styles.”

France24: Social dis-dance: clubbing goes online as virus shuts nightspots

France24: Social dis-dance: clubbing goes online as virus shuts nightspots. “Strobe lights flash across a near-empty dance floor, as a DJ live-streams thumping electronic music from a Singapore nightclub to revellers confined to their homes due to the coronavirus pandemic. The outbreak sweeping the globe has shuttered once lively nightspots from London to New York, but innovative DJs have started putting their performances online so clubbers don’t miss out.”

The Root: DJ D-Nice Breaks the Internet and Rallies A Parade of Stars with Daily, Nine-Hour Coronavirus Quarantine Party

The Root: DJ D-Nice Breaks the Internet and Rallies A Parade of Stars with Daily, Nine-Hour Coronavirus Quarantine Party. “Every night since last Tuesday, the in-demand deejay – and hip-hop veteran – has mastered the art of social distancing and social media with an infectious music party, aptly titled Homeschool: Club Quarantine, via Instagram Live.”

Esquire: These ballet stars entertain millions via video conference and social media

Esquire: These ballet stars entertain millions via video conference and social media. “Ballet performers are some of the fittest on the planet, and many aren’t going to let the coronavirus get in the way of that. Stars of the American Ballet Theatres Isabella Boylson and James Whiteside have posted videos of them using a kitchen worktop as a stand-in ballet barre, while Russian Vadim Muntagirov – a dancer at the Royal Ballet in London – has posted videos of him pirouetting around the living room.”