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AN EVENING OF LIVE MUSIC & DANCE
SpectorDance
Marina, CA
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AN EVENING OF LIVE MUSIC & DANCE
JOIN US FOR AN EVENING OF LIVE MUSIC & DANCE

LIVE ACOUSTIC FOLK MUSIC FROM BOSTON'S FLYNN COHEN & LIZ SIMMONS OF "ANNALIVIA"

FIGURES IN THE DUST
INSPIRED BY JOHN STEINBECK'S THE GRAPES OF WRATH
IN HONOR OF THE 75TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE NOVEL

SPECTORDANCE YOUTH COMPANY

WINE & FOOD CATERED BY SELENE

SATURDAY APRIL 26
7:30 P.M.
AT SPECTORDANCE
3343 PAUL DAVIS DRIVE IN MARINA, CA

Program Description

FLYNN COHEN & LIZ SIMMONS OF "ANNALIVIA"

Annalivia draws from tradition and today to create its own brand of new acoustic folk music. Annalivia  Liz Simmons on vocals and guitar and Flynn Cohen on vocals, mandolin and guitar are masterful players and singers, and have long histories with traditional music ranging from bluegrass to Irish, Scottish, and Old Time Appalachian music. This background, combined with their stellar compositional skills and cutting edge arranging chops, makes for music which sounds rooted yet contemporary. Folk and string-band enthusiasts alike will be drawn in by the expert vocals and songwriting, excellent musicianship, and innovative approach. Flynn and Liz have toured and performed with the likes of Ruth Moody, Cathie Ryan, John Whelan, Aoife Clancy and Adrienne Young, among others. www.annaliviamusic.com

Figures in the Dust

SpectorDance Company is honored to partner with the National Steinbeck Center to celebrate literary legend John Steinbeck and the 75th anniversary of one of his greatest works, The Grapes of Wrath.  Figures in the Dust is a creative interpretation of this timeless and timely novel.  Although the story takes place in the 1930's and describes the issues of the Dust Bowl Era and the Great Depression, themes

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from this novel are relevant today.  Adversity stretches individuals physically, mentally, and spiritually. This impact creates a yearning to overcome obstacles, adapt, and survive.  Figures in the Dust blends spoken words from the novel, historic visuals from the Steinbeck Library, music, and movement to create this compelling, multidisciplinary work.

SPECTORDANCE YOUTH COMPANY

In their third season, SpectorDance Youth Company will perform several works from prestigious guest artists including Mads Eriksen from Ballet San Jose and Robert Dekkers, award winning bay area choreographer. The Youth Company will also perform a new work by Fran Spector Atkins with live music from Flynn Cohen and Liz Simmons, also known as Annalivia.  Come and see the next generation of dance on the Monterey Peninsula.

WINE AND FOOD

Throughout the evening enjoy wine by the glass, hors d'oeuvres, and decadent desserts by Selene. Proceeds will benefit SpectorDance.  Great food and wine for a great cause!

Join SpectorDance for this special evening of food, live music, dance, and a celebration of Steinbeck!


TICKETS
General $20
Children 12 & under & seniors 65+ $15

ADVANCE PURCHASE SPECIAL
(BY APRIL 20, 2014)
General $15

Tickets available by calling 831-384-1050 or online www.brownpapertickets.com


MAJOR FUNDERS: James Irvine Foundation, Nancy Buck Ransom Foundation, Community Foundation for Monterey County, California Arts Council, National Endowment for the Arts, Monterey Peninsula Foundation,  Arts Council for Monterey County, Chapman Foundation, Harden Foundation, S.T.A.R. Foundation of Monterey County, Monterey County Weekly Fund, Barnet J. Segal Charitable Trust, Tanimura & Antle, Bruno & Christiane Boesch, Pebble Beach Company Foundation, Target, Hal & Jacque Eastman, Lenore & Dale Meyer, Rita & Luis Echenique Charitable Foundation, Ann & Norman Bikales, Carmel-by-the-Sea Rotary, Cal Pacific Specialty Foods, SunRidge Farms, Charles Schwab, Yellow Brick Road



SpectorDance is a tax-exempt 501(c)(3) nonprofit  EIN#: 93-1203319

3343 Paul Davis Drive, Marina CA 9393
Phone 831.384.1050 Website www.spectordance.org Email spectordance@earthlink.net

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SpectorDance (View)
3343 Paul Davis Drive
Marina, CA 93933
United States


Categories

Arts > Dance
Arts > Performance
Music > All Ages
Music > Bluegrass

Kid Friendly: Yes!
Non-Smoking: Yes!
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!

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