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Meet Don McCarron, Lord of the Dance
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More Info: Lord of the Dance Website | Read Media Piece


Paradise Summer Splash August 16th, 2014

Date: Sat Aug 16th, 2014

Location: Paradise Newfoundland

iDance featuring Shawn Silver, will perform alongside some of this provinces leading talent at The Paradise Sun Splash Annual Summer Festival. Join us for the craick, good friends and good times.

More info: Register |


West Jet Inaugral Flight from St. John's to Dublin June 15th, 2014

Date: Sun Jun 15th, 2014

Location: St. John's International Airport

We are honored to have been chosen to celebrate this historic flight from St. John's NL to Dublin Ireland via West Jet. iDance has been chosen to represent traditional Irish culture and will give a show unlike any other featuring, The Band - Celtic Wave, Shawn Silver's Irish Dancers and special guests. You don't want to miss this ! ;D

More info: Register |


Vague Celtique Le 3 Mai 2014

Date: Sat May 3rd, 2014

Location: CCSPM

Vague Celtique is a high energy Irish dance & music show featuring Shawn Silver & his Irish dancers along with musicians, Hugh Scott, Dave Panting, Maggie Meyer and Gayle Tapper. Join us for an evening of traditional dance, music & song.

More info: Poster |


Norwooz The Persian New Year

Date: Fri Mar 21st, 2014

Location: Bellavista St John's

We are honored to celebrate the first day of spring & Persian New Year the same day, March 21 with MUN Iranians.

More info:


St. Patricks Day Celebration

Date: Mon Mar 17th, 2014

Location: Village Shopping Centre

Joing us as we high kick St. Patricks Day into overdrive. iDance will showcase all our young dancers for this special day.Come early and win $2500 dollars in prizes from the good folks at The Village

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Celtic Waves Friday March 14th at 7pm

Date: Fri Mar 14th, 2014

Location: 7pm Crescent Collegiate Blaketown Trinity Bay

Join us for an evening of traditional dance, music and song Friday March 14th Featuring iDance, Hugh Scott & Dave Panting, Crescent Collegiate Vocal Ensemble, Traditional Quartet Jigs & Streels and other special guests. Crescent Collegiate Blaketown Trinity Bay Hosted by The Dildo Recreation Committee Tickets $20 in advance. email dildorecreationcommittee@hotmail.com

More info: Email Tickets | Register |


Snow & Ice in Paradise Annual Pancake Day Saturday February 15th

Date: Sat Feb 15th, 2014

Location: 10am Rotary Club in Paradise

iDance will perform at The Paradise Snow & Ice annual winter festival. Come join us from 10am to noon for the annual Pancake Breakfast to help fight homelessness and raise awareness about
affordable housing in our province

More info: Town of Paradise | Register |


Dancing at One Billion Rising Thursday February 13th

Date: Thu Feb 13th, 2014

Location: 7pm Gower Street United in St. John's

On 14 February 2013, one billion people in 207 countries rose and danced to demand an end to violence against women and girls.
On 14 February 2014 we calling on women and men everywhere to RISE, RELEASE, DANCE, and demand JUSTICE!
iDance will be among those dancing and demanding justice. Please come join us at Gower Street United

More info: One Billion Rising |


AUDITION

Date: Thu Jan 9th, 2014

Location: St Johns or you can submit a video

Are you an Irish dancer or step dancer who has professional experience or do you know someone who can bust a move? If so we want to meet you. We are looking for artists to join our show for a series of upcoming performances Spring Summer 2014.You must hold a valid passport and be able to travel outside the country. We will accept a resume and video if you're outside the province. If you think you got what it takes, contact us. 709 690 2101 or email shawn@idance.ca

More info: Email iDance | Poster | Register |


iDance Gearing Up To Travel To Ireland

Date: Wed Jan 1st, 2014

We are delighted to announce that our troupe, along with our junior performers will be Ireland summer 2014. The company will work alongside some of the worlds leading exponents of traditional culture on the planet & train & rehearse at the prestigious Riverdance Studios. Stay tuned for a schedule of events. Click the link below to see our company of performers.

More info: iDance |


Irish dancing at CLB Armoury Harvey Rd St. John's

Date: Thu Dec 12th, 2013

Join us Dec 21st & 22nd at CLB Armoury in St. John's from 1-3pm as we high kick the Christmas Spirit into overdrive. This is a FREE FAMILY EVENT but donations are great fully accepted & will go towards the costs of a group of young dancers who will travel with me to Ireland in 2014 to perform & train. Merry Christmas Folks, from all of us at iDance.

More info: A Selection of Dances | Register |


Irish dancing at CLB Armoury Harvey Rd St. John's

Date: Thu Dec 12th, 2013

Join us Dec 21st & 22nd at CLB Armoury in St. John's from 1-3pm as we high kick the Christmas Spirit into overdrive. This is a FREE FAMILY EVENT but donations are great fully accepted & will go towards the costs of a group of young dancers who will travel with me to Ireland in 2014 to perform & train. Merry Christmas Folks, from all of us at iDance.

More info: A Selection of Dances | Register |


High kicking the Christmas spirit into overdrive this season

Date: Thu Dec 5th, 2013

GET YOUR CHRISTMAS ON! Join us Dec 21 & 22nd at CLB Armoury in St. John's at 12:30 pm on Military Road & Dec 23rd at Carbonear Mall at 3pm as we keep on hick kicking The Christmas Spirit into overdrive. These are FREE FAMILY EVENTS So please come celebrate with us, as a group of our young dancers have been chosen to travel to Ireland with me this summer and we want to show ya what we got and bust a few moves!

More info: A selection of dances for Christmas | Poster |


20 Questions with Shawn Silver by Tara Bradbury- The Telegram

Date: Wed Jul 24th, 2013

With his company, iDance, Shawn Silver has been credited with reviving Irish dancing in Newfoundland and Labra­dor.
Through partnerships he has also established iDance Ireland, iDance Iceland, iDance Portugal and, about a year ago, iDance Australia. Read more just click The Telegram

More info: The Telegram |


iDance taking Irish Dancing to China

Date: Wed Apr 17th, 2013

Riverdance,” Chinese-style — it does exist, says Shawn Silver of iDance, and, in fact, the music in the wildly-popular Irish dance show has been reworked to be more appealing to audiences in China.
Silver hopes his dancers will be equally as appealing to the same audiences once iDance China launches later this year

More info: The Telegram | Poster |


Short Circuit Dream Fund Gala with Shawn Silver & Co & singer Kim Stockwood

Date: Sat Mar 23rd, 2013

Location: CLB Armoury St. John's

It's the Dream Fund's 5th Anniversary Celebrating to honour Dr. Jack Hand, and showcase the work SCDF have accomplished over the last five years. Featuring Shawn Silver & Kim Stockwood . CLB Armoury, St. John’s, NL. Special thanks to OZFM NTV&, TC Media & Free Thought Entertainment.

More info: Dreambuzz | Poster | Register |


Rockin Ceili at The Rockhouse in St. John's March 16th 2013

Date: Sat Mar 16th, 2013

Location: Rockhouse George Street NL

Join iDance & Newfoundlands most popular trad bands, Shanty, The Rogues & The Pint at The Rockhouse on George Street, Saturday March 16th.
Come celebrate all things Irish at whats gruaranted to be the provinces most Rockin' Ceili hands down and no holds barred

More info: Rockin' Ceili March 16th 2013 | Poster |


iDance in New York City February 12th 14th 2013

Date: Wed Feb 13th, 2013

Location: FLEX 154 W 13th St New York City USA

Shawn Silver will be in New York City Feb 12-14th along with Nova Scotia's Troy McGillivray and Jimmie Inch for an evening of traditionl dance and music.

More info:


31st Annual Frosty Festival February 8th, 2013

Date: Fri Feb 8th, 2013

Location: The Glacier Arena Mount Pearl, NL

Join us at the Glacier Arena on Friday February 8th, 2013 starting at 6:00 pm for the Official Opening of the 31st Annual Frosty Festival! This year the festival is proud to present a family show “The Sounds of Ireland” featuring idance, Glen Simmons & Co, Ennis Sisters along with some of this provinces leading talent. See you there;)

More info: The Frosty Festival | Poster |


Irish Embassy Ottawa on NL culture and iDance

Date: Wed Oct 10th, 2012

Dancing, particularly step-dancing, has also been prevalent in Newfoundland. The light and neat style is the most popular, another Irish influence on Newfoundland culture. iDance,
formed by St. John’s native Shawn Silver, a professional Irish dancer himself, is a dance company in Newfoundland focusing on promoting Irish dancing in Newfoundland, with weekly
classes and events throughout the Avalon peninsula as well as around the world from Australia to the United States. This
organisation represents Newfoundland’s first centre dedicated solely to traditional Irish dance and music.

More info: Irish Embassy Ottawa |


The Dancer

Date: Mon Sep 24th, 2012

"Respected dancer and choreographer Shawn Silver is feeling as high as one of his own fabled leaps. Having established his Canada-based company iDance in Australia, Silver will next take
his Irish dance school to China.
Known for his work with Magic of Ireland and his own touring show, Talamh an Eisc, Silver is credited with reviving Irish dance in his home province of Newfoundland and Labrador and making it mainstream elsewhere."

More info: Celtic Life Magazine |


From our friends in Central Nfld

Date: Sat Aug 11th, 2012

"Shawn Silver is clearly one of Newfoundland’s most brilliant performers, dancers, and artists...We are VERY fortunate to have had him instruct and enrich our lives with Irish Dance, an important part of Newfoundland culture" - Michael Fantuz, Visual Artist, Gander NL

"Shawn, you make an impression on people! Even if you have just met them for short while, you leave a lasting impression!! Such awonderful gift to have! Thank you for the fabulous show" - Lisa Wicks, Gambo, NL

"Shawn Silver's energy and enthusiasm for Irish dance is almost tangible, traits which he easily conveyed to the people of the Exploits region" - Jennifer Pelley, Former Editor, The Advertiser Newspaper

More info: Blog |


Smallwood Days, Gambo NL August 1st

Date: Wed Aug 1st, 2012

Location: 7pm @The Village Geen Gambo NL

Newwoundland Labrador's popular Irish dance show, Talamh an Éisc will give a high octane performance for the town of Gambo August 1st celebrating Smallwood Days. This is a show you wont want to miss featuring Shawn Silver and this provinces most entertaining musicians & traditional dancers.

More info: Town of Gambo | Poster |


Flatrock Soiree Video of Kids Dancing.

Date: Mon Jul 30th, 2012 to Sat Jul 30th, 2011

Location: Ocean View Park Flatrock

Our 5th year celebratig The annual Flatrock Soiree. Check out our kids performing on Saturday July 21st 2012.

More info: iDance performig the V Reel at The Flatrock Soire |


iDanceAustralia Kids 2012

Date: Thu Jun 21st, 2012

Location: Cape Byron, Australia

iDanceAustralia proudly present Irish dancers Shea Mulligan, Jaime Garner & Eden Mulligan performing "Shawn's Reel."

More info: iDanceAustralia Youtube link |


Australian Celtic Festival 2012 featuring iDanceAustralia

Date: Wed May 23rd, 2012

Location: Glen Innes New South Wales Australia

Representing Canada for the 2nd time iDance Inc will join Australia's leading exponents of traditional dance culture, including The Sydney Ceili Dancers, Australia's favorite Celtic band Murphys Pigs, Highlander, along with other special guests. Audiences will be thoroughly entertained by these exciting, energetic & accomplished dancers, singers and musicians at Australia's most popular Celtic Festival.

More info: iDanceAustralia by Jenny Dell The Northern Rivers | Register |


Welcome to Glen May 5th 2012

Date: Thu May 3rd, 2012

Location: Glen Innes

"Celtic dancer: Shawn Silver has come all the way from Newfoundland, Canada to perform at the Celtic Festival this weekend in Glen Innes NSW Australia. His performances last year attracted big crowds to the stage and he’s sure not to diappoint this year. His Irish Portugese heritage has given him a passion for Irish dance which is considered a sport in Ireland.."

More info: The Glen Innes Examiner |


Australian Celtic Festival Glen Innes NSW celebrating Galacia, Brittany & Asturias

Date: Wed May 2nd, 2012 to Mon May 7th, 2012

Location: Glenn Innes Standing Stones

Join us this Thursday to Sunday May 3rd to the 6th at The Australian Celtic Festival celebrating Galicia, Brittany and Asturias with some of the world's best traditional Celtic dancers, singers and musicians including. We're high kicking the Celtic spirit into overdrive featuring Tradtional Galacian & Breton dancers "Souleiado", Spanish dance group "Oye Ritmo" along with Shawn Silver iDanceAustralia & Cape Byron Celtic Dance Company.

More info: Australian Celtic Festival |


iDance Australia official Launch April1st 2012.

Date: Thu Jan 5th, 2012 to Thu Jul 5th, 2012

Location: Australia

iDance.ca Inc. is excited to announce we've expanded and we're going "Down Under" with the launch of iDance Australia on April 1st, 2012! The company will begin exporting traditional NL & Irish dance, music and culture throughout the country. In addition to training dancers for our touring show, "Celtic Fire" we offer tuition to emerging artists from beginner to advanced levels.

More info: Facebook |


Grand Falls Mayor says Thank you to iDance Inc on town's first Irish Dance School

Date: Fri Nov 11th, 2011

Shawn, I want to thank you personally for establishing iDance Inc. in Grand Falls Windsor. I consider your work as a great example of traditional NL culture. You are a fantastic performer. Thank you for the successful opening to The 23rd annual Salmon Festival which draws up to 30,000 each year. By all accounts this year's opening event was the most attended and most successful kick off event in the festivals history. On behalf of the town of Grand Falls Windsor and central NL my thanks to iDance and Shawn Silver Irish Dancers for making that happen. We look forward to having you as our headliner again at next year's festival

More info: Poster |


Look East & Think Again - The Chicago American News by Joy Mix

Date: Fri Nov 11th, 2011

Shawn Silver, the most successful and popular Irish dance teacher in Newfoundland and Labrador, has an energy level hard to match, and the kind of confidence that comes from following a path you seem destined to travel. He’s hard at work building up the Irish dance community up on the eastern edge of the continental shelf, and he’s come to Chicago to recruit fellow dance missionaries......READ MORE

More info: chicago American News |


Celtic Blaze featuring Shawn Silver's Talamh an Eisc

Date: Thu Nov 10th, 2011

Celtic Blaze was the hit of PEI last Chistmas. Featuring some of Atlantic Canada's best traditional artists and musicians. Featuring Talamh an Eisc, a brand new troup of Irish Dancers brought together specifically for the show by iDance Shawn Silver Irish Dancing. Check out the youtube link below.

More info: Celtic Blaze |


LIKE us on Facebook & Win!

Date: Sat Nov 5th, 2011

Click LIKE and your name will auomatically be entered to win prizes including free travel with Air Canada. We're also giving away Irish jig shoes, iDance Jackets, Tshirts, & all kinds of sway AND 8 hours of private tuition.

More info: Facebook |


Rick Hansen's Man in Motion World Tour, August 24th, 2011 Cape Spear NL

Date: Wed Aug 24th, 2011

Join Shawn Silver's Irish Dancers and some of this provices best talent, August 24th, 2011 starting 9am at Cape Spear, Newfoundland and Labrador, as we help kick off The Rick Hansen 25th Anniversary Cross Country Tour. This nation-wide Relay will not only commemorate the 25th Anniversary of the Man in Motion World Tour but will also celebrate 7000 Canadians who will be selected to carry the Rick Hansen Medal across our country in honour of the difference that they have made in their communities.

More info: Rick Hanson 25th Annivrsary | Register |


Branch NL. An evening of traditonal dance, music, song and storytelling

Date: Sat Jul 30th, 2011 to Sun Jul 31st, 2011

July 31st. Join iDance Shawn Silver & Coleen Picard,traditional Irish dancers and some of the provinces leading talent for the town's annual evening of traditioinal dance, music song and storytelling.

More info: Register |


East West North Expo in Placentia NL

Date: Sun Jul 17th, 2011

Now in its third year, and continuing to grow, this summer’s Expo highlights some of the best artists, musicians, street entertainers, craftspeople, chefs and buskers from across the entire province. With three different locations, Placentia, Corner Brook and Labrador City as the centres for this year’s travelling festivities. Featuring iDance Shawn Silver Irish Dancers as the finale in Placentia July 17.

More info: East West North Expo |


iDance Inc. Shawn Silver Irish Dancing to be recognized as part of The Ireland Canada Monument

Date: Fri Jul 1st, 2011

Shawn Silver Irish Dancing Inc has been selected to represent Irish Dancing in Canada as part of The Ireland Canada Monument being contructed in Vancouver. The monument will honor the Irish contribution to Canada's histoy. Read more just click below.

http://irelandmonumentvancouver.com/side-3-the-100-names/the-100-names/shawn-silver-violet-moore-nelson-doyle/

More info: http://irelandmonumentvancouver.com/ |


Celtic Roots Summer Irish Dance Culture & Music Program for all ages

Date: Mon Jun 27th, 2011 to Fri Jul 8th, 2011

Join Shawn Silver & special guests this summer for an Irish cultural program like no other. Programs run from June 27 to July 8. All ages, beginner to advanced levels. Celtic Roots is Atlantic Canada's only centre dedicated exclusisvely to teaching Irish Language, Dance, Music.. Contact us for more information. Register NOW.

More info: Email shawn@idance.ca |Celtic Roots 2010 | Poster | Register |


Backstage with NTV's Jodi Cooke on Australian Celtic Festival

Date: Wed Jun 1st, 2011

Backstage Pass Arts & Entertainment Report with Jodi Cooke on Australian Celtic Festival. "He’s performed all over the world and recently Irish dancer Shawn Silver has returned from a whirlwind month long tour of Australia as this provinces only ambassador at a Celtic festival. NTV’s Jodi Cooke reports:...See more at www.ntv.ca Or just click below to watch.

More info: http://ntv.ca/video/?p=13945#.TfI8eEVilC0;facebook |


An Irish Gala to Recognize Dr. Ronan O'Shea's Outstanding Committment

Date: Sat Mar 12th, 2011

Please join the discovery Health Care foundation in Clarenville NL Saturday March 12th 2011 as the communtiy comes together to recognize the outstanding committment of Dr. Ronan O'Shea in the medical Commmunity. Saturday March 12th at St. Jude's Hotel. An evening of fine dining, fabulous entertainment with Kevin Collins, local band Slainte and Shawn Silver Irish Dancers. Call 709 466 5231. Tickets are $150.00

More info: Email paulapye@gmail.com | Poster | Register |


The Advertisers Editor Dave Newell on Shawn Silver's Irish Dancing In Central NL.

Date: Wed Feb 16th, 2011

"We have all seen Riverdance & thought, “Gee, that looks like it is hard to do" Well, Thursday night, I watched it live...I thought that I might have a coronary just watching them..iDance The Shawn Silver Irish Dancers were not just step dancers, not like uncle Johnny at the cabin..These dancers are true athletes..there is no question what they do is a sport. Just ask Silver himself. READ FULL STORY

More info: The Advertiser |


iDance & Talamh an Éisc in Dublin Ireland Jan 10-28 2011

Date: Sat Jan 8th, 2011

Location: Vanilla Club Dublin Ireland

Join Shawn Silver and internationally acclaimed First Lady of Irish Dance, Olive Hurley & special guests for Talamh an Éisc an Irish sepectac unlike any other at " Club Vanilla" in Dublin January 17- 23 2011. For information contact 011 353 85 214 1133 in Ireland or for information contact Shawn & Olive directly.

More info: Email shawn@idance.ca | Register |


More on Celtic Blaze at PEI's Confederation Centre for the Arts

Date: Wed Nov 10th, 2010 to Mon Jan 10th, 2011

Celtic Blaze was seen by over 10,000 people from November to December 2010. Here's another Youtube link to the show.

More info: Celtic Blaze |


NEW WES VALLEY NL. Saturday September 4th. 2010

Date: Sat Sep 4th, 2010

Shawn Silver's Irish Dance Show, Talamh an Eisc is going to high kick September into gear at BEOTHIC ARENA IN NEW WES VALLEY NL Saturday September 4th at 8pm.

All day craft and local business fair ending up in one big Irish Ceili featuring Shawn Silver's Talamh an Éisc An Evening of Traditional Irish Dance & Music . Complete with Irish stew & cash bar.

Then don't miss Newfoundland's hottest new smash group 97FIVE!! Featuring vocalist Gina-Rae Hoyles, Bassist Greg King, guitar players Stephen Vincent & Greg Gill and drummer Robbie Welcher. We're gonna kick the *&%$ out of summer!!

Tickets e $10 Call 709 536 5883 or click below to email!

More info: Email Beothic Arena | Poster | Register |


Arts Under The Stars Clarenville July 8th 2010

Date: Sat Jul 10th, 2010

Shawn Silver kicked off this summer’s Arts Under the Stars — a free, weekly performance series now in its fifth year — on July 8 at Elizabeth Swan Park in Clarenville, Newfoundland, Canada. Over 250 attendants watched Silver’s Talamh an Éisc (“land of the fish” in Irish), his touring show of traditional Irish dance and music.

More info: Poster |


Sacred Heart Students Learn About Ireland

Date: Fri May 28th, 2010

Ireland has been on the hips, lips and minds of students at the school since the beginning of the year. It’s all part of an ArtSmarts initiative.....Read Full Story by Paul Herridge Southern Gazette.

More info: The Southern Gazette |


Irish Cultural Centre of New England to establish Celtic Corridor with Newfoundland Labrador

Date: Sat Mar 27th, 2010

Shawn Silver was in Boston November with Team Canada to do what he does best, foster trade relations and build partnerships with the international Celtic communitiy AND dance! Partnered with Meghan Allen TCRG from world renowned Boston College Centre of Irish studies dance program, they were asked to perform a tribute to Red Sox pitcher Jon Papelbon who just won the world series beating Colorado Rockies 4-3 and Silver couldn't be happier.

More info: Boston Herald January 08 | Poster |


Atlantic Canadian Opportunities Agency ACOA

Date: Sat Mar 27th, 2010

The cultural industries are critical to Newfoundland and Labrador's strength both socially, and economically, The Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency recognizes the significant, long-term contributions individuals like Shawn Silver are making to the growth of our economy, and we're very pleased to be able to assist his professional development as an artist, and as an entrepreneur."

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Irish Cultural Centre of Newfoundland Labrador Susan Sullivan House of Assembly NL

Date: Sat Mar 27th, 2010

Location: Talamh an Eisc Newfoundland Labrador

"I am very happy to lend my support to the hard work and vision of idance as they work
toward the development of an Irish Cultural Centre of Excellence for our province..I am very impressed with iDance’s objective of promoting this region as the “Celtic
Corridor” of trade, culture and business through its various international partnerships, in
particular with the ICCNE (Irish Cultural Centre of New England) and the Boston Irish
Tourism Association..I predict a unique, creative and successful partnership that will
culminate in spectacular cultural events both for residents of our province and for tourists
alike.
I am confident that the talents and meticulous dedication of (iDance) will produce a centre of excellence for our province from which we all will
benefit. It is my pleasure to offer my support to this project."

Susan Sullivan, MHA Grand Falls-Windsor - Buchans

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A Christmas Celi Sunday December 13th from 4-6pm. Children, Family & Friends Welcome!

Date: Sun Dec 13th, 2009

Location: Bridie Molloy's Pub St. John's NL Cost is $5

Please come join us this Sunday Dec 13 from 4 to 6pm @ Bridie Molloy's for our annual Christmas Ceili featuring Shawn Silver Irish Dancers and students from iDance. iDance is delgihted to announce it's brand new touring show, Talamh an Eisc, (Gaelic for Land of the Fish) and this Sunday is the groups public debut, you'll hear great new music and see new choreography. We've all worked hard, you won't want to miss it. The show is sheduling a Provincial tour for spring summer 2010, so stay tuned for more. Sunday will be a rare and unique chance to see a brand new show's public debut for only $5 cover. Everyone welcome. There's a cash bar and food to order. Tickets are available at the door or you can just email us directly, click below. Merry Christmas & Hope to see you there.

More info: Email shawn@idance.ca | Poster | Register |


McCarthy's Party Rally In The Alley!

Date: Fri Oct 23rd, 2009

Location: Club One George Street

Join Shawn Silve and iDance for an unforgettable evening of traditional Irish Dancing, Music and Culture.

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NEW! Irish Dance Classes in Placentia Bay Staring Soon!.

Date: Thu Oct 22nd, 2009

Location: St. Anne's Academy Dunville Placentia Bay

Alright Placentia Bay - You asked for it!We're happy to announce classes in Dunville Placentia NL. starting Thursay November 5th at St. Anne's Academy in Dunville, from 6 to 9 pm.

Class Registration is Saturday October 24th at St. Anne's School from 2 to 3pm. iDance will perform along with special guests and we'll hold a mini classes to teach the basics.

We offer beginners classes for children & youth and adults Ceili Classes. NO experience is required! Register NOW

More info: Email iDance Inc. |St. Anne's Academy | Poster | Register |


Irish Dancing in Pouch Cove, runs til October 29th.

Date: Thu Oct 8th, 2009 to Thu Nov 5th, 2009

Location: Pouch Cove, Newfoundland

iDance is excited to announce we've partnered with The Town of Pouch Cove NL, offering classes for children, youth & adults, starting Thursday October 8th. No experience is required.

Registration and Open House September 30th from
7 to 830pm & Saturday October 3rd from 2 to 3:30pm. There will be Irish dancers performing, and you're invited to come and watch, and we'll even teach you a step - for free! Register now.

More info: Town of Pouch Cove | Poster | Register |


McCarthy's Party Rally In The Alley!

Date: Fri Oct 2nd, 2009

Location: Club One George Street

Join us as we entertain our guests from away with an evening of dance, music, song and culture.

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EXIT Shawn Silver Irish Dancing Inc

Date: Tue Sep 29th, 2009 to Sun May 10th, 2009

Location: Washington DC

Shawn Silver & comapany will travel with Team EXIT REALTY from St. John's to Washington DC this September as key note speaker and featured performers with some of America's best dancers, presenting to business leaders from around the globe.

Shawn will discuss how he is thriving after a near fatal car crash, which left him with a fractured spine, while en route to Grand Falls Windsor NL December 08 - the intimate details of his experiences personally and professionally and how he managed to overcome the challenges, while keeping a razor sharp focus on success.

More info: Hornpipe Magazine |


McCarthy's Party Rally In The Alley!

Date: Thu Sep 24th, 2009

Location: Rock House George St

Join Shawn Silver and his traditional Irish dance group, iDance, for a fun and high energy evening of dance, music and culture.

More info:


McCarthy's Party Rally In The Alley!

Date: Mon Sep 21st, 2009

Location: Club One George St

iDance Shawn Silver Irish Dancers will blow you away with their high energy dancing. You won't want to miss this!

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McCarthy's Party Rally In The Alley!

Date: Fri Sep 18th, 2009

Location: Sundance George Street

iDance will perform for tourists and visitors at The Sundance on George Street. Join us for a lively evening of dance, song and entertainment.

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GOTTA DANCE!! . Register for Irish Dance Classes in St. John's

Date: Sun Sep 6th, 2009

Location: CEI Club 181 Hamilton Ave St. John`s NL - parking at the back

Irish Dancing classes are available from beginner to advanced levels for children, youth & adults. NEW this season -ADULT CEILI CLASSES every Tuesday at 7pm alot of fun & great way to meet new people in a social and non-competitive environment. No experience required-you just need feet! Ask about the accelerated program for advanced dancers,private classes & booking a show with iDANCE!

More info: Poster | Register |


McCarthy's Party Rally In The Alley!

Date: Tue Sep 1st, 2009

Location: Club One George Street

iDance will be performing at Club One for esteemed guests and visitors to our povinces. Join us for an evening of traditional song, dance and music.

More info:


McCarthy's Party Rally In The Alley!

Date: Thu Aug 27th, 2009

Location: Rock House George Street

iDance will be entertaining the troops throughout the summer and fall. Join us at the Rock house as we raise the roof a notch with Shawn Silver Irish Dancers.

More info:


McCarthy's Party Rally In The Alley!

Date: Tue Aug 25th, 2009

Location: Club One George Street

Shawn Silver and iDance will be the featured guests for an evening of traditionl dance, music and culture.

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Festival of Friends Logy Bay Middle Cove Outer Cove

Date: Mon Aug 10th, 2009 to Sun Aug 16th, 2009

Join us for week long session of dance instruction annual Festival of Friends featuring traditional Irish Dancers, The Celts and special guests.

More info: Email Shawn Silver and Coleen Dunn Pickard |


St. Lawrence Community Celebrates Come Home Year 2009

Date: Sat Aug 1st, 2009 to Sun Aug 2nd, 2009

Location: Marystown Arena

Join iDance, Phyllis Cavallini, and Special guests on Sunday August 2nd. Enjoy an evening of fun at the traditional Newfoundland Kitchen Party.

More info: Marystown Come Home Year 2008 |


McCarthy's Party Rally In The Alley!

Date: Mon Jun 29th, 2009

Location: Sundance George Street

Join Shawn Silver ,the iDance performance troupand special guests for an evening of traditional culture.

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Blind Date With A STAR!!

Learning Disabilities Newfoundland Labrador

Date: Tue Jun 23rd, 2009

Location: Fairmont Hotel

Learning disabilities Association of Newfoundland Labrador hosts its annual Blind Date with a star.

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McCarthy's Party Rally In The Alley!

Date: Thu Jun 11th, 2009

Location: Club One. George Street

Join iDance and special guests at Club One for an exciting high energy show of traditional dance and music.

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McCarthy's Party Rally In The Alley!

Date: Mon Jun 1st, 2009

Location: Sundance George Street

Shawn Silver Irish Dancers will kick up their heels in a high octane performance that is sure to wow the crowds.

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McCarthy's Party Rally In The Alley!

Date: Thu May 28th, 2009

Location: Dusk on George Street

Join Shawn Silver Irish Dancers and special guests for a nite of traditionl culture. By invite only. Contact Shawn Silver to find out more.

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McCarthy's Party Rally In The Aalley!

Date: Wed May 13th, 2009

Location: Dusk on George Street

Join Shawn Silver Irish Dancers for a presentation of traditional Irish Dancing, music and culture

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iDance Summer 2009

Celtic Roots

Date: Sat May 9th, 2009

Location: Newfoundland & Labrador , Prince Edward Island, Belleville, On. Canada

Join Shawn Silver Irish Dancers again this summer for another series of high energy performances & classes around the province.

Classes for Tourists & Visitors are also available.

Summer Dance Camps
July 6 to 17th NL
July 20 to 31st PEI
August 3-7th Belleville On
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More info: Email shawn@idance.ca |Summer Events Listings | Register |


McCarthy's Party Rally In The Aalley!

Date: Sat May 9th, 2009

Location: George Street (Contact for Details)

Join Shawn Silver Irish Dancers and special guests for a night of tradition dance, music and culture. Shows run from May 09 until November 09.

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Choral Connections May 2009

Date: Tue May 5th, 2009 to Sat May 9th, 2009

Location: Eastern Newfoundland Labrador

Shawn Silver joins a group of the provinces's most gifted artists, touring throughout Newfoundland. Together they are working with 2,500 aspiring young dancers, muscians and artists through a series of clinics and workshops.

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Putting The House Up Dance & Silent Auction

Date: Tue Aug 5th, 2008

Location: Bellavista, Torbay Road St. John's

Join Shawn Silver Irish Dancers & Billy & The Bruisers at this second annual "Putting the House Up Dance and Silent Auction". Tickets are $10 each and can be obtained by contacting 737-2823 or click on "REGISTRATION" Please support this very worthwhile event which will help provide low income families with their housing needs.

More info: Email Cabot Habitat |http://cabothabitat.ca/ | Register |


Bishop's Falls 2nd Annual Highland Games (July 26) & Summer Classes

Highland Games

Date: Sat Jul 26th, 2008

Location: Bishops Fall's & Grand Falls Windsor

Students will present their skills at the 2nd Annual Highland Games & Strong Man Competition organized by Bishops's Falls native & professional athlete, Trevor Davis. Featuring iDance Inc. Special guests The Navigators. Regstration for summer camp is limited. Book NOW!

More info: Email iDance Inc. | Poster | Register |


The Celts

Date: Sat Jul 12th, 2008

Location: Princess Sheila Na Geira Theatre in Carbonear

The Celts- Featuring Shawn Silver Irish Dancers. Appearing ONE NIGHT ONLY! Join us for a special presentation of traditional Irish Dance, Music and Culture Saturday July 12th at Princess Sheila Na Geira Theatre in Carbonear. Showtime is 8PM and tickets are $10. Call (709) 596-7529 or email below by clicking on "REGISTRATION"

More info: Email Princess Sheila NaGeira Theatre |Princess Sheila Na Geira Theatre Carbonear, Nl | Register |


Canada Day Celebrations in the Town of Torbay

Recreation and Healthy Living

Date: Tue Jul 1st, 2008

Featuring iDance traditional Irish Dancers and musicians to help celebrate our living heritage.
Join us for an afternoon of traditional Irish dancing and music

More info: Email Shawn Silver and Coleen Dunn Pickard |


Blind Date With A Star

Date: Tue Jun 10th, 2008

Shawn Silver,Coleen Dunn Pickard & Erica MacAulay will participate once again in this annual fundraiser for Learning Disabilites Association.

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The MAGIC OF IRELAND

Date: Thu May 1st, 2008 to Sat Nov 15th, 2008

Canadian Tour August to November. Canada's only international touring Irish Dance show. Contact Shawn Silver 1.709.690 2101 or click email below. An Independent Concert Production.

More info: Email The Magic of Ireland |The Magic of Ireland The Journey | Poster | Register |


McCarthy's Party and iDance Presents Celtic Roots

Irish Dance Performances with Shawn Silver Irish Dancers

Date: Sat Apr 26th, 2008 to Tue Oct 21st, 2008

Location: Club Etomik on George Street. St. John's NL

The iDance performance group kicks it up this summer. Book your tour or convention with McCarthy's Party.

May 1st
May 7th
May 22nd
May 24th
May 29th
May 30th
July 7th
July 21st
August 21st
August 29th
September 20th
September 26th
September 29th
October 21st

More info: Email Shawn Silver and Coleen Dunn Pickard |http://www.celticroots.ca/ |


Atlantic Region Aircraft Maintenance Conference

Date: Sat Apr 26th, 2008

Location: Delta Hotel

With Special Guests iDance Traditional Irish Dance Group. Jennifer Crowe, Catherine Ducey, Coleen Dunn Pickard and Shawn Silver.

More info: Email Shawn Silver and Coleen Dunn Pickard |


7th Annual Paddy's Day Ceili

Date: Sat Mar 15th, 2008

Location: Bridie Molloy's on George St.

Come join Shawn Silver, Coleen Pickard and the iDance Performance Group for an afternoon of dance, music and entertainment at our annual Paddy's Day Ceili with all our friends at Bridie Molloy's Pub. THE place to be this Patrick's Day!!

More info: Email Shawn Silver and Coleen Dunn Pickard | Poster |


I LOVE SEALS Roasted with Gravy TShirts

Date: Mon Dec 10th, 2007

This T-Shirt is a very tongue and cheek comment about a very important topic which involves a culture, and a way of life in Newfoundland Labrador for generations. Available through iDance only. Email for yours! Shirts are CDN $22.50 or 2/$40. Makes a great gift...AND an even better political statement!

More info: Email shawn@idance.ca | Poster | Register |


McCarthy's Party

NAPPO

Date: Wed Oct 24th, 2007

Location: Club Etomic on George Stree. St. John's NL

The North American Plant Protection Organization holds it's annual conference in St. John's.

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Lord Of The Dance Star Don McCarron.

Date: Sun Sep 30th, 2007 to Fri Oct 5th, 2007

Location: iDance Studio CEI Club 181 Hamilton Ave

Direct from his world tour Don McCarron, Lord Of The Dance Star will be in St. John's working with members of the professional Irish dance community. This professional development series requires dance experience

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McCarthy's Party

Learning Disabilities Newfoundland Labrador

Date: Thu Sep 27th, 2007

Location: Club Etomic on George Stree. St. John's NL

A good time will be had by all when Executive Director Lynn Green and 800 of the good people from LDNL decend upon St. John's for their annual conference.

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McCarthy's Party

Date: Tue Sep 25th, 2007

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Salmon Festival

Exploits River Dancers

Date: Thu Jul 19th, 2007

Location: Grand Falls Windsor

Annual Salmon Festival held in Grand FAlls-Windsor. July 19-21. Featuring Shawn Silver Irish dancers.

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McCarthy's Party

Date: Wed Jul 4th, 2007

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McCarthy's Party

Date: Wed Jun 27th, 2007

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McCarthy's Party

Date: Thu Jun 21st, 2007

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National Association of Ambulence Drivers

Date: Sat Jun 16th, 2007

Location: Clovelly Golf Club

National Association of Ambulence Drivers' annual conference held in St. John's featuring Shawn Silver Irish Dancers.

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McCarthy's Party

Date: Thu Jun 14th, 2007

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McCarthy's Party

Date: Sun Jun 10th, 2007

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Newfoundland Labrador Environmental Industry Association

Date: Thu Jun 7th, 2007

Location: Bellavista

NEIA Conference with special guests Shawn Silver Irish Dancers

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Autism Society

A Tribute to Craig L. Dobbin

Date: Fri Jun 1st, 2007

Location: Arts & Culture Centre St. John's NL

Join us for an evening of Culture, Music and Entertainment featuring some of Newfoundolandl's hottest talent. Hosted By: Seamus O'Regan

More info: Email Trish Williams |Autism Society of NL | Register |


McCarthy's Party

Date: Fri May 11th, 2007

Location: Club Etomic

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Eastern School District NL Choral Connections

Date: Wed May 9th, 2007

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McCarthy's Party

Date: Thu May 3rd, 2007

Location: Club Etomic

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Choral Connections

St. Anne's Academy Dunneville Newfoundland

Date: Thu May 3rd, 2007

Irish Dancing with all the local showchoirs in Placentia,NL

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Choral Connections

Date: Thu May 3rd, 2007

Location: St. Anne's Academy Dunneville, Newfoundland

Performance,instruction and oral discussion on Irish dancing.

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Eastern School District NL Choral Connections

Date: Mon Apr 23rd, 2007

Location: Dunville

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McCarthy's Party

Date: Thu Apr 19th, 2007

Location: Club Etomic

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Special One Night LIVE Performance

With Newfoundland's Own Shawn Silver and Magic of the Dance star Michael Donnellan.

Date: Sat Feb 10th, 2007

Location: Bridie Molloy's

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Lord of the Dance

With Irish Dance Star Don McCarron

Date: Sat Jan 13th, 2007 to Sun Jan 14th, 2007

Location: Mile One Stadium

St. John's for 2 nites only with the world's hottest dancers, starring Ireland's Don McCarron. The world's newest Irish dancing sensation.

More info: Lord of the Dance |


iDance Performance

Date: Sat Dec 9th, 2006

Location: Arts & Culture Centre, St. John's

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Dartmouth & District Pipe Band

Tribute to the Royal Newfoundland Regiment

Date: Sat Oct 28th, 2006

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Spirit of Newfoundland

Date: Wed Oct 18th, 2006 to Mon Sep 18th, 2006

Location: Majestic Theatre St. John's

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NL Housing Corp.

Date: Sat Oct 14th, 2006

Location: Holiday Inn, Corner Brook

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Spirit of Newfoundland

Date: Thu Sep 28th, 2006

Location: Majestic Theatre St. John's

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Beyond the Street

A National Conference in St. John's

Date: Tue Sep 26th, 2006 to Fri Sep 29th, 2006

Location: Battery Hotel

With special guests Jim Fidler www.jimfidler.com, Stereotype www.stereotype.ca, Karla Pilgrim and iDANCE.

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Spirit of Newfoundland

Date: Mon Sep 18th, 2006

Location: Majestic Theatre St. John's

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McCarthy's Party

Date: Fri Sep 15th, 2006

Location: Club Etomik on George Stree

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Spirit of Newfoundland

Date: Tue Sep 12th, 2006

Location: Majestic Theatre St. John's

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Spirit of Newfoundland

Date: Sun Sep 10th, 2006

Location: Majestic Theatre St. John's

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iDance Open House

Date: Sat Sep 9th, 2006

Location: CEI Club 181 Hamilton Ave.

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CBC Janeway Telethon

Date: Mon Jul 3rd, 2006

Location: CBC Television

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CBC Janeway Telethon

Date: Wed Apr 12th, 2006

Location: Arts & Culture Centre

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St. Patrick's Day Ceili

Date: Fri Mar 10th, 2006

Location: CEI Club 181 Hamilton Ave.

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St. Patrick's Day Ceili

Date: Fri Mar 10th, 2006

Location: CEI Club 181 Hamilton Ave.

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Ferryland Fall Fair

Date: Sun Oct 16th, 2005

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iDance Open House

Date: Sat Sep 24th, 2005

Location: 181 Hamilton Ave

Refreshments will be served!

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The International Atlantic Crossroads Festival

Date: Thu Jun 30th, 2005

Location: Arts & Culture Centre

with Jim Fidler and Special Guests

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The International Atlantic Crossroads Festival

Date: Thu Jun 30th, 2005

Location: Arts & Culture Centre

with Jim Fidler and Special Guests

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Janeway Telethon

Date: Sat Jun 4th, 2005 to Sun Jun 5th, 2005

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Janeway Telethon

Date: Sat Jun 4th, 2005

Location: CBC Television

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Janeway Telethon

Date: Wed May 18th, 2005

Location: Holy Heart Auditorium

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Holy Heart Auditorium

Date: Thu Apr 21st, 2005

Location: Holy Heart Auditorium

Featuring Shawn Silver Irish Dancers, The Fables, Greg Donnaghey and more

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O'Rielly's Pub

Date: Sun Mar 20th, 2005

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St. Patrick's Day Celebrations

Date: Sun Mar 20th, 2005

Location: O'Rielly's Pub

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Spirit of Newfoundland

Irish Cabaret

Date: Thu Mar 17th, 2005 to Sun Mar 20th, 2005

Location: Majestic Theatre

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Irish Cabaret

Date: Wed Mar 16th, 2005 to Sun Mar 20th, 2005

Location: The Majestic Theatre

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Bridie Molloy's Pub

Date: Sat Mar 12th, 2005

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St. Patrick's Day Celebrations

Irish Ceili

Date: Sat Mar 12th, 2005

Location: Bridie Molloy's Pub

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Ten Thousand Welcomes

The Big Kitchen Party

Date: Wed Mar 9th, 2005

Location: Mile One Stadium

An evening with Jim Fidler, Ron Hynes, Pamela Morgan, Darrell Power, Colleen Power, Hugh Scott and Darcy Broderick featuring The Shawn Silver Irish Dancers.

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iDance at Bridie Molloy's

Date: Tue Mar 1st, 2005 to Wed Mar 30th, 2005

Location: Bridie Molloy's

Every Saturday May!!

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Tommy Sexton Aids Benefit

Date: Fri Dec 3rd, 2004

Location: Bellavista

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Ferryland Lighthouse

Date: Sat Nov 27th, 2004

Location: Ferryland Lighthouse

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Canadian Assn for Supported Employment

Date: Fri Nov 12th, 2004

Location: The Delta

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St. Kevin's Annual Fundraiser

Date: Sat Nov 6th, 2004

Location: Goulds

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Gould's Dinner Theatre

Date: Sat Oct 23rd, 2004

Location: Gould's

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Special Olympics

Date: Fri Oct 22nd, 2004

Location: St. John's Convention Centre

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Walk for Parkinsons

Date: Sun Sep 26th, 2004

Location: Bowerning Park Amphitheatre

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YMCA 150th Anniversary

Date: Sun Sep 19th, 2004

Location: Bannerman Park

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Fogo Festival

Date: Tue Aug 3rd, 2004

Location: Fogo

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George Street Festival

Date: Tue Aug 3rd, 2004

Location: George Street

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Pippy Park Summer Dance

Date: Sun Aug 1st, 2004

Location: Pippy Park

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Swilers Rugby Club

Date: Fri Mar 5th, 2004

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Cabot Club Dinner

Date: Wed Feb 25th, 2004

Location: Fairmont

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McCarthy's Party

Rain Drizzle and Fog with DJ B-RAY

Date: Wed Dec 31st, 1969

Location: Rain Drizzle and Fog

Join us for a ceili on Monday July 30th at RDF. Bring your dancing shoes!

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Hornpipe Magazine Sharing Irish Dance, Music and Culture with the WORLD. Suscribe NOW

You want to know what's what in the world of Irish dancing, ,music and culture? HORNPIPE editor Thomas Miner and friends will keep you up to date. This is the must read magazine for Irish cultural enthusiasts around the world. Thanks to Shawn Silver's dedication Newfoundland Labrador has become a hot bed of Irish dance, culture and music ...READ MORE

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Shawn Silver's On A Mission

'Shawn, you are truly an Ambassador for Culture in this province....We are proud of all your successes and initiatives. If there were another 100 just like you, it would make all our jobs that much easier.'

Honourable Danny Williams
Premier Newfoundland Labrador

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Shawn Silver''s Irish Dancers Take Central NL by Storm by Jennifer Pelley

Shawn Silver's energy & enthusiasm for Irish Dance are almost tangible..Over the past six months, Irish dancing has taken off and is now solidifying itself under the direction of master trainer Shawn Silver...." Full story by Jennifer Pelley, The Advertiser


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Arts Under The Stars with iDance Inc. Shawn Silver Irish Dancing

Shawn Silver kicked off Arts Under the Stars — a free, weekly performance series now in its fifth year — in Clarenville, Newfoundland, Canada. Over 250 attendants watched Silver’s show, "Celtic Fire" traditional Irish dance and .

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Newfoundland's OUT TV Ambassadror Shawn Silver

Shawn Silver has dedicated himself to preserving, promoting, and strengthening the traditional form of Irish dance in Canada. In Newfoundland Labrador, his company iDance.ca provides opportunities to young people and emerging artists to become part of the exciting international world of Irish dance, music, and culture through teaching, competition and performance. Check him out at www.idance.ca

More info: Out TV |


iDanceAustralia open for classes in Lismore New South Wales Australia

Location: Bexhill Hall, Bexhill near Lismore

Hey Lismore and surrounding district-If you ever wanted to try your hand (or feet) at Irish Dancing, now's your chance. Classes open Tuesday April 24th and Wednesdy April 25th from 4 to 8 pm for children, youth & adults-beginner to advanced. Instructors Shawn Silver and William Chapman will teach you the basics in 90 minute classs. Contact us directly by email here to book your space and enquire about details. Get in touch with your inner Celt! Ph 0437810504 for more information

More info: Email iDanceAustralia |The Northern Rivers Echo Newspaper | Register |





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