Posts Tagged ‘performance’

An Explosion of World Dance and Music, our 2016 Lethbridge show!

Tuesday, January 12th, 2016

Ammena Dance Company Explosion of World Dance and Music poster

Ammena Dance Company’s “An Explosion of World Dance and Music” 2016 is coming soon! Tickets will be on sale on February 2nd at the Yates Memorial Centre in Lethbridge and this year we are doing two shows again: Friday March 4th and Saturday March 5th!

This is a very theatrical year for the show as we feature a reoccurring character throughout the pieces, have a few numbers bigger than ever, and open the show with a fun circus themed piece. This year’s show really centred around the circus so we did the poster photos earlier this year to make use of the Whoop Up Days fair in August. Ammena Talhami was quite the spectacle at the fair grounds in her costume, though I’m shocked we had no photo bombers ;)

This year’s show will feature Can Can, Bollywood, bellydance, African, Dancehall, funk, jazz, and more, including the special circus themed piece so please come check it out! The show will also be starting a little earlier this year as we do our first preshow, continuing the circus theme.

Model, Wardrobe: Ammena Talhami
Makeup and Hair: Jennifer Murray
Concept, photography, design: Tanya Plonka

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The Sheepdogs Concert at Whoop Up Days [Live Photos]

Sunday, August 23rd, 2015

The Sheepdogs concert photos at Whoop Up Days in Lethbridge

The Sheepdogs, hailing from Saskatoon, kicked of this year’s Whoop Up Days celebrations at the Gas King stage on Tuesday. It’s been a while since the fair brought in a current rock band so it was a treat to enjoy this concert while scarfing down mini donuts :) They put on such a great show and packed the field.

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Lethbridge Lady Antebellum Concert Photos

Tuesday, August 11th, 2015

Lethbridge Lady Antebellum concert photos

I love every chance I get to photograph music performances and it’s been a while since I’ve done a show at the Enmax Centre so it was great to be back! This time I had a chance to take Lethbridge Lady Antebellum concert photos during their Wheels Up 2015 Tour that passed through the city. They had amazing energy and a really cool stage design.

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Accalia [Lethbridge Live Band Photography]

Thursday, June 11th, 2015

Lethbridge live band photography of Accalia at Inferno Nightclub

I had the opportunity recently to check out local band Accalia play a show at Inferno Nightclub here in Lethbridge. These guys had amazing energy and put on a fantastic show for the intimate crowd.

Be sure to check out Accalia on Facebook!

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Beautiful Lethbridge Violin Portraits [Julianna]

Tuesday, June 2nd, 2015

Lethbridge violin portraits

It comes as no surprise with my passion for music that I love photographing musicians with their instruments! Julianna was prepping for her graduation recital and needed some photos with her violin, so we headed down to the river bottom in Lethbridge to capture some violin portraits. Her mom was also pretty excited to get some new photos of her daughter! ;)

Julianna was so photogenic (look at that smile!) and chose great outfits to fit with the golden early spring colors in Indian Battle Park. The subdued colors really accented the richness of the violin’s wood!
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An Explosion of World Dance and Music, our 2015 Lethbridge show!

Thursday, January 22nd, 2015

Ammena Dance Company’s “An Explosion of World Dance and Music” 2015 is coming soon! Tickets will be on sale on February 3rd at the Yates Memorial Centre in Lethbridge and this year we are doing two shows again: Friday March 6th and Saturday March 7th!

We have a lot of black and red costumes in the show this year, including our awesome broadway tango finale piece, so it was important to get those colors into the poster. Plus, after saying we wouldn’t have a lot of props to dance with this year, Ammena Talhami brought in all kinds of goodies for us! Candles will be a big part of the show, so we covered the floor with them (which were much easier to clean up than rose petals!).

Because the setup wasn’t as complicated as last year, we got to sneak in a few extra non-poster photos as well :)

This year’s show will feature bellydance, Bollywood, dancehall, burlesque, tango, broadway, and more, so please come check it out!

Model, Wardrobe: Ammena Talhami
Makeup and Hair: Ammena Talhami
Concept, photography, design: Tanya Plonka

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