Kick-off Events for Parade the Circle

Sound like fun? Check out The Children’s Museum of Cleveland, The Nature Center at Shaker Lakes  and the Cleveland Museum of Art for more info:

Parade the Circle Workshop
Saturday, April 25th
10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Transform yourself into “The Four Enchanted Seasons of Cleveland!” Participate in Cleveland’s most creative summer event – Parade the Circle. You and your family will design enchanting costumes and instruments to use on your march through Wade Oval. Express your creativity by designing flowing capes, ornamental wands and extravagant headpieces. All ages are welcome to participate in this beautiful community event.

In partnership with The Nature Center at Shaker Lakes. Workshop will be held at 13100 Shaker Square. Workshop cost (includes workshop materials and parade entry fee): $20/person for members of The Children’s Museum and The Nature Center at Shaker Lakes, $25/person for the general public. Call 216-791-7114 for more information and to register.

And at the Cleveland Museum of Art:

2009 Circle of Masks Festival
Sunday, April 26, 2009
1:00-4:00 p.m.
Mask making and performances

Chiaroscuro: Beguiling the Penumbra
Free kickoff event for Parade the Circle season

Mask Making, 1:00–3:15
Artists help you create masks: Debbie Apple-Presser, Secretly Powerful; Hector Castellanos Lara, Fantastic Photo Layers.

Performances
1:30 and 2:30

The Idea Never Used
Ian Petroni and Mark Jenks
A short play of meetings in the breezy penumbra between thought and matter.

2:00 and 3:00
Triba-A
African Soul International with Special Guest Hamidou Koivoigui
Choreography Sistah Jewel Conteh and Hamidou Koivoigui
Masked dance of protection from Guinea, West Africa.

Finale
Put on your festival masks and join the performers.

For more information, please contact the Community Arts Department 216-707-2483, or neisenberg@clevelandart.org

http://www.clemusart.com/events/2009CircleofMasksFestival.aspx

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