First Friday: “Dances Around the World”

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For Immediate Release: October 31, 2017

Are you looking for a memorable and inspiring evening with your family?  Plan to attend the First Friday: “Dances Around the World” sponsored by the Office of the Arts on Friday, November 3 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Durant Arts Center, 1605 Cameron St.  During the evening, you will take a spin around the world through dance and music.  Bring your dancing shoes, and plan to join in the festivities.  Who knows, you might learn a few new dance steps!

A “meet and greet” begins at 6 p.m.  Light refreshments will be on hand, complements of the Office of the Arts.  Festivities begin at 6:30 p.m. No experience is necessary.  Children under 5 years old are free. Children must be accompanied by one adult.

Reservations are $9 per person. To purchase entrance ticket visit: http://bit.ly/2vSKXRd  Tickets are also available at the door.

Featured Heritage Dance Groups:

  • Boyle School of Irish Dance
  • Ethio-American Eskista Dance Group
  • Fairfax Chinese Dance Troupe
  • Royal Scottish Country Dancers

The “Dances Around the World” is part of the “First Fridays” Series.   The Series is a project of the Office of the Arts, a division of the Alexandria Department of Recreation, Parks and Cultural Activities.   

For additional information contact Cheryl Anne Colton, Regional Program Director at 703.746.5565, cherylane.colton@alexandriava.gov or visit www.alexandriava.gov/Arts.  

The City of Alexandria is committed to compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, as amended. To request a reasonable accommodation, e-mail cherylanne.colton@alexandriava.gov or call 703.746.5565, Virginia Relay 711.

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