Take a Spin Around the World through Dance and Music — First Friday: “Dances Around the World” | News Release | City of Alexandria

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First Friday: “Dances Around the World”

For Immediate Release: October 26, 2016

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 4, 6 p.m. to 10 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. Advance per person reservations: $5 residents; $10 nonresidents.  At door: $10 residents; $15 nonresidents.   No experience is necessary.  Children must be accompanied by one adult.

Featured Heritage Dance Groups:

  • Boyle School of Irish Dance
  • Centro Cultural Peru
  • Hālau O’ Aulani, Native Hawaiian
  • Tisza Ensemble, Traditional Hungarian Folk Dance
  • Pillerkaar Estonian Folk Dance
  • Dances from Israel, Jewish Community Center of Northern Virginia

To pay online visit www.alexandriava.gov/webtrac (Search Activity number: 255202.02).

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 at 703.746.5565, cherylanne.colton@alexandriava.gov, or visit www.alexandriava.gov/Arts.

The City of Alexandria is committed to compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act. To request a reasonable accommodation or to request materials in an alternative format, contact Cheryl Anne Colton at 703.746.5565 (Virginia Relay 711) or cherylanne.colton@alexandriava.gov.


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