Modern dance this weekend
Michael Mao Dance, a critically acclaimed New York based modern dance company, will be performing live at the Skagway School on Saturday, October 12, beginning at 7 p.m.. Attendees will enjoy an international corps of accomplished dancers performing an exciting repertoire that celebrates multiculturalism and diversity with passion. Admission to the performance is $20/adults; $10/seniors & students; $45 family maximum; and SAC members get a $2 discount. There will be a social event with snacks following the performance so the public can meet the performers.
Earlier, on Friday, the Michael Mao Dance Company will perform an outreach program at the school entitled “Multicultural Fusion” where students K-12 take an interactive journey illustrating how dance in America was influenced by immigrants from Africa, Asia-Pacific, Latin America and Europe. The dance troupe also is conducting two FREE workshops on Friday evening, one for students and one for adults. Call 612-0456 to reserve a spot.
Concert later this month
On Saturday, October 26, the Arts Council will be presenting David Myles in concert at 7 p.m. at the AB Hall. David is a songwriter/performer and recording artist from Halifax, Nova Scotia whose music has often been labeled folk jazz. Somewhere on the spectrum between James Taylor and Justin Timberlake, David Myles has truly forged his own path by embracing modern and vintage pop, folk and soul music, and even a collaboration with rapper Classified which produced the best selling rap single in Canadian music and earned a Juno.
Myles has earned a reputation as a great showman, and his flawless musicianship and unforgettable stories have made him a favorite with fans everywhere. Admission will be $12/adults; $8/seniors; $2 discount for SAC members.
Winter Workshops are starting up!!! There will be a leather mask-making workshop on Saturday and Sunday, October 19 and 20, just in time to make a fabulous mask for the Eagles Halloween Party on October 26 and trick-or-treating on the 31st.
The class will be taught by local expert Tegan Baldwin and will run from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. each day at the school with a cost of $12/adults, $10 for SAC members. Call 612-0456 to reserve a spot. – SAC