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dec-city-danceDecatur City Dance, the oldest performing dance group in DeKalb County, performs their popular Winter Dance concert at the Monsignor Terry W. Young Center for Performing Arts on Friday, February 6 and Saturday, February 7.  The performance features more than a dozen pieces of original ballet, jazz, modern and swing pieces designed to mesmerize children and adults alike.  This year, the acclaimed tapper Josh Hilberman (www.hilbermania.com) will present a unique tap piece. When not joining the Decatur dancers, Josh can be seen in places like Lincoln Center or on stage with Manhattan Tap. 


This year’s Winter Dance concert features inventively choreographed pieces set to music from artists as diverse as Cold Play, Nora Jones and Debussy.  Additionally, Decatur’s acclaimed Rug Cutters, the zesty Swing Dance troupe, will perform a few numbers along with Birda Ringstad’s Rhythm Keepers Tap. 


Date:                   February 6th 7:30 pm

                             February 7th 2 pm and 7:30 pm


Location:         Monsignor Terry W. Young Center for the Performing Arts

                             St. Pius High School

                             2674 Johnson Road RE

                            Atlanta, GA  30345


Ticket Prices:    $12 for adult, $10 for children (group rates available)

Tickets can be purchased at the door or by calling 404-378-3388


For more information contact Dani Lewis at 404-580-1566 or sparkco@mindspring.com

Decatur City Dance website www.decaturcitydance.org

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One of Decatur’s best kept secrets is Several Dancers Core’s Lunchtime in the Studio series.  If you are looking for a festive (& free) lunch, be one of the first 40 people to enter the studio at 12 p.m. on Friday, December 5.  Lunch is sponsored by Saba, Brick Store Pub, and Starbucks so it is sure to be tasty.

CORE Performance Company will discuss their outreach work performing and giving workshops in the schools, and will show part of their school show “Weaving the World into Flower,” which is based on the full-length work Corazon Abriendo (Heart Opening).

The event is from 12 noon – 1 p.m., admission is free, and lunch is on the house for the first 40 folks.  Several Dancers Core is located at 139 Sycamore Street.

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On Sunday, November 23 at 2 pm Emily Christianson and the members of the Atlanta Modern Dance Community will present “shaken not stirred” on the Old Courthouse Square. The presentation is “two parts James Bond and one part modern dance with a twist”. Be sure to stop by and check out this free event. The rain location is at Several Dancers Core located  at 139 Sycamore Street in Decatur.

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