[PhiladelphiaDANCE.org Listserv] Dance Exchange and the Schuylkill Center celebrate Earth Day

Christina Catanese christina.catanese at gmail.com
Fri Apr 20 22:10:26 EDT 2018


As part of Naturepalooza
<http://www.schuylkillcenter.org/blog/event/naturepalooza-family-earth-day-festival/>,
the Schuylkill Center’s Family Earth Day Celebration, visitors will get
outdoors to learn about local ecology and the ways in which water shapes
our lives through a series of movement activities in Cassie Meador’s Moving
Field Guide <http://danceexchange.org/projects/moving-field-guide/> program.
Cassie will partner with the Schuylkill Center’s environmental educators on
two Moving Field Guides during the celebration. Join them on these
interactive nature walks to learn, move, and make new connections to the
outdoors and each other through dance.

Naturepalooza
Saturday, April 21
10am - 2pm
The Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education
8480 Hagys Mill Road
Philadelphia, PA 19128
Moving Field Guides take place at 11am and 12:30pm
Part of the Philadelphia Science Festival

Cassie, Executive Artistic Director of Dance Exchange, and a creative team
from Dance Exchange will return to the Schuylkill Center this June as part
of the LandLab artist residency program. The residency will culminate in
Fall 2018 with an invitation to families and other local folks in the
region to join in the creation of a performance and an environmental art
installation, reflecting on the ways water shapes, moves, and sustains our
lives.

Through the LandLab residency, Cassie Meador will collaborate with Jame
McCray, an interdisciplinary ecologist, and Zeke Leonard, an artist who
mobilizes community-based sustainability efforts through interactive
musical objects and installations. The creative team will use
interdisciplinary artmaking approaches to move people from a place of
observation to participation to active stewardship.

More information:

http://www.schuylkillcenter.org

http://www.danceexchange.org


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