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June News Digest

June News Digest
Partnerships with other community organizations are an important strategy to provide arts programming in our communities. Here are two performances designed to integrate arts and sciences: Paul Taylor's "Aboriginal Skies: In the Land of the Lightning People" is a planetarium show adaptable to various size planetariums and created in conjunction with Colorado's Fiske Planetarium. Aboriginal Skies description and video.

Roger Day's concert "Zookeeper's In the House" was developed with the Birmingham Zoo in Alabama and is a perfect partnership with zoos and nature centers. Zookeepers description and video

A Muslim, a Jew, and a Christian walk into a concert hall...and the result is harmony! "Abraham Jam" is a collaborative concert with Dawud Wharnsby, Billy Jonas, and David LaMotte blending original and traditional music from the three Abrahamic faiths. The concert is neither secular nor religious employing music to build resonance and bridge the gap between current conflicts and the spirit it takes to find harmony together. Abraham Jam

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Doug Berky has designed and constructed unique masks for use in both classic and original mask theater productions around the world for over thirty years. In addition to his original performances and workshops, Doug is now offering mask construction and theater residencies of three days to three weeks. Doug Berky mask residencies

Alan Wolf's young adult novel in verse, "The Watch That Ends the Night", was recently listed in Booklist's Top 50 Best YA Books of All Times as well as the North Carolina Battle of the Books. Alan is both an author and an award-winning performance poet. He is available for author talks, workshops, and family and adult concerts. Alan Wolf