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DanceLive 2011 being held in Aberdeen

A 12-day festival dedicated to contemporary dance is under way in Aberdeen.

DanceLive 2011 is taking place in eight venues from Friday until Tuesday 15 November.

The festival is now in its sixth year, and features newly-commissioned works as well as film screenings.

Festival director Andy Howitt said: "We have got an excellent programme that demonstrates just how vibrant the dance scene is in Scotland at the moment."

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