Samba City, a complex of warehouses in central Rio de Janeiro, has been hit by fire. This is where the city’s top 12 samba schools had been making their final preparations for this year’s carnival, which begins on March 4. The fire has caused millions of pounds’ worth of damage, destroying costumes and floats.
Groupe Acrobatique de Tanger return to the UK this spring with Chour Ouchouf, a show mixing contemporary performance and traditional Moroccan acrobatics.
The Sadler’s Wells online Global Dance Contest has just opened. Now in its third year, the web-based competition uses YouTube to find new dance talent.
An exhibition of photographs by former Royal Ballet dancer Richard Farley will be on display in a pop-up gallery in Covent Garden this month.