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Arts & Entertainment - March 10, 2017

Mindful movement

New Zealand dance company Black Grace imbues traditional and contemporary dance styles with meaning

by Anna Medina

When Neil Ieremia was young, he suffered from rheumatic fever, damaging one of his heart valves and leaving his physical outlets limited. Instead of practicing martial arts like the other boys in the Maori neighborhood of Wellington, New Zealand, where he grew up, Ieremia spent time dancing around at home to music.

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Editorial Assistant and Intern Coordinator Anna Medina can be emailed at amedina@paweekly.com.

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