The Connecticut Dance Alliance will host the Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Dance on Monday at the Greater Hartford Academy of the Arts in Hartford from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. The annual event, which features master classes, seminars and panel discussions, was created by the CDA to honor and celebrate Dr. King's legacy and teachings, as well as the significant contributions made by people of color to the world of dance. The theme of this year's event is Legends, Legacy and Lineage. Master classes on modern dance, Afro-Caribbean, stilt walking and jazz will be available for intermediate and experienced dancers. A seminar on how students can successfully apply to college dance programs will be held, as well as a panel discussion focusing on the African-American dance experience. Guest artists for the Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Dance include Broadway musical theatre veteran Stephanie Pope; former principal soloist with the Martha Graham Dance Company Kim Stroud; New Haven-based dance … [Read more...] about What To Know About MLK Day Events For Children & Families
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City Lights Gallery, an arts organization located in Downtown Bridgeport, has announced its slate of officers for its 2020 Board of Directors. Brad Berman, Esquire of Berman Legal LLC in Westport was elected President; John Brannelly of The Clearity Foundation was re-elected Vice President; Rev. Sara D. Scott-Smith of United Congregational Church was elected Treasurer; and Camelia Lawrence, MD, FACS of Hartford HealthCare's Hospital of Central CT & Midstate Medical Center re-elected Secretary. They join a dozen other volunteers who serve as board members to help guide the organization's art programs and services in the community. … [Read more...] about Shelton Breast Surgeon Re-Elected Officer of Arts Organization
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If you really want to celebrate this genius of film, start in his birth town of Rimini on Italy’s Adriatic Coast. It is a cross between Atlantic City and Las Vegas on a smaller scale, with the biggest draw being its kitschy night clubs and summer festivals. Take the time to explore the old town where Fellini was born in 1920 and lived until he moved to Rome at the age of 19. Start at the Cinema Fulgor, where Fellini watched his first-ever movie, Maciste all’Inferno, with his father and knew immediately that he wanted to be involved in the film industry. Thousands of people flock here on his birthday each year to watch the 1926 film that inspired him as well as two films that draw reference to this inspiration, Roma and Amacord. … [Read more...] about Celebrate Fellini’s 100th Birthday by Walking in his Footsteps