Toronto Public Library presents an all-night dance party!

September 21, 2009 | Media Relations

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Toronto Public Library presents an all-night dance party during Scotiabank Nuit Blanche
‘Dance Dance Evolution!’ to showcase 12 dance styles in 12 hours

Toronto (Monday, September 21, 2009) – Toronto Public Library invites Torontonians to come out for an all-night, all-ages dance party at the Toronto Reference Library, during this year’s Scotiabank Nuit Blanche on Saturday, Oct. 3, from 7 p.m. to 7 a.m.

The ‘Dance Dance Evolution!’ event will showcase a different dance style every hour. Instructors will demonstrate the moves. Then guests get to learn and try out a routine.

The evening will feature instructors from Arthur Murray Toronto, Axé Capoeira Toronto, International School of Dance, Mandy’s Dance and Vybe Dance Company.

“This year, we encourage Torontonians to celebrate the world of dance during Scotiabank Nuit Blanche with an all-night party set against the unexpected backdrop of the Reference Library,” said City Librarian Jane Pyper. “We’re looking forward to being part of what I’m sure will be another very memorable night across the city.”

The event will showcase the following twelve dances:

• Twist - 7 p.m.
• Charleston - 8 p.m.
• Disco - 9 p.m.
• Hip hop - 10 p.m.
• Country and Western - 11 p.m.
• Bollywood – Midnight
• Capoeira - 1 a.m.
• Salsa - 2 a.m.
• Mambo - 3 a.m.
• Swing - 4 a.m.
• Jive - 5 a.m.
• Fox Trot - 6 a.m.

‘Dance Dance Evolution!’ will also feature a display of materials related to social dance from Toronto Reference Library’s Performing Arts Centre.

Toronto Public Library is the world's busiest urban public library system. Every year, more than 16 million people visit our 99 branches and borrow almost 30 million items.  To learn more about Toronto Public Library, visit our website at or call Answerline at 416-393-7131.


Media Contact:
Edward Karek, Communications Officer, 416-397-5925