Dance

Dance Dhamaka — South Asian fusion at ’62 Center

The dancers are holding candles, one in each hand. They cup their hands, so the flames seem to ride on their palms. They hold out their arms and extend them overhead, spinning. The candles are called diya, and families light them at home at the Hindu festival of Diwali to bring a small flame into…

Artseed takes root in Dorset

New music, dance, fiction and nonfiction, patterns made of flower petals and colored sand … artists at the Marble House in Dorset are presenting their work on Tuesday nights this summer and fall. Aug. 9 — ArtSeed presentation with RAWdance, 6 p.m. Aug. 13 — Farm to table gala dinner, 5:30 p.m. Aug. 16 — ArtSeed…

Rhythm tap swings at Jacob’s Pillow

The sound of a step moving lightly lifts into a beat. Against a bass strum, it builds in a rapid roll and ripple and drive. Swing is a pulse with accents playing against it, said Dormeshia Sumbry-Edwards, internationally recognized rhythm tap dancer and choreographer. Swing is a feeling and an interaction. Swing is a glad movement.…