Sunday, April 22 – 3 PM
Dayton Masonic Center
General Admission: $12
Witness this performance by a community of local performers, local artists and visiting artists after seven weeks of residency activity through Culture Builds Community. During this time, visiting artists will collaborate with local artists and students, devising dance pieces on the theme of migration through five different working groups: Jazz/African American roots, African American Fraternity Step Dance, Irish step/ Clogging/Hip Hop, Turkish folk dance and Mexican foot percussion.
Cityfolk welcomes the visiting artists that will work with local artists in each school: LaFrae Sci (Fairview School) with Renee McClendon, Sierra Leone and Stivers Jazz Band. Step Afrika (Edison School) with Central State University Steppers Hammerstep (Cleveland School) with Beth Wright and The Corndrinkers, Hasan Isakkut (Ruskin School) with Twin Towers Turkish Dance Collaborative, and Sones de Mexico (Kiser School) with Orgullo Mexicano
This concert is a culmination of the Cityfolk/Culture Builds Community Soul Rhythms Residency, providing transformative arts and cultural experiences in underserved Dayton communities.