Eclectic events coming soon at CCC

By Morgan Neilio

Staff Writer

WORKS IN DANCE III

On Saturday, March 3rd at 8:00pm, one will be enticed by the elegant, and gracefully artistic dance from four extremely talented dancers. There will be four ladies performing who have all won awards with the NJ State Council on the Arts Choreographic Fellowship.

One will be able to see these individuals perform their own style of dance. Nai-Ni-Chen, will be dancing a mesmerizing, and beautifully contemporary performance. This is also her fourth visit here to our college. Next in line is Carolyn Dorfman. She prides herself in reflecting her concern about the human condition through provocative and dramatic dancing. Loretta Di Bianca Fois, chooses her style of dance to represent the movement that elevates our commonplace. The last performer of the night is named Susan Thompson. Susan is a modern dancer who incorporates the art and beauty of poetry,  text, and movement into her work.

Don’t miss out on the opportunity to be moved, and inspired by these energy-filled, and incredibly talented women! This spontaneous event, full of graceful elegance, and power, will leave each soul intrigued, mesmerized, and presumably open to a new way of thinking.

The Show starts on Saturday, March 3rd .

Tickets are $10 for adults, $5 for those under 18, or 55 + years old.

ALISON BROWN BAND

The four-time Grammy nominated, and winner of the Best Country Instrumentalist Performance with Be’la Fleck, is gracing herself her at CCC.
Alison Brown, is a progressive bluegrass banjo virtuoso. She first gained national attention when she joined Alison Krauss and Union Station in 1989, since then, her work has been praised, and greatly appreciated by the country community ever since. The Alison Brown Band is quite a sight to see, even if you are not the “country music” type, this band’s  brilliant performance is a sight not to miss out on.

The show can be seen on Thursday, March 29th at 8:oo pm. 

Tickets are $16 for all ages.

DOWN JERSEY CELTIC CELEBRATION

Jim Albertson will be hosting the returning of The Towheads.  The performers to be featured are Haley Richardson, who is a 9-year old, East Coast Irish Fiddle champion; along with his brothers, Dylan on guitar and banjo, and Newt on the Irish drum. This talented family will be joined by Francesca Bishop, as well as members of the Pizzaz Dance Center from Newfield, N.J. The musicians are joined by an Irish Harp champion, Grainne Hambly, and Scottish Harp champion, William Jackson. Ending the performance will be our very own Cumberland Highlanders Bagpipe Band.
If  you would like to  know more about the wonderfully creative culture and heritage of the mystical Irish melodies and dance,  then do not miss out on this  fun-filled, talented and enlightening evening! Never pass up an opportunity to experience and explore the cultures outside of your own!
This celebration will take place on Sunday, March 11th at  3:00 pm.

Tickets are $10 for all ages .

STONE SOUP AND OTHER STORIES
Sponsored by Stages Festival Family Week at the Theatre, the Emmy nominated, Pushcart Players, are coming to CCC to add a bit of magic and creative folklore. This talented group will perform four folk tale favorites filled with music, fantasy, and wonderment. The Pushcart Players are extremely creative and a pleasure to watch.

Best for all ages but especially those with a young imagination ages 4-7. However, everyone from parents, to grandparents will enjoy this imaginative and professional enjoyment of l folk lore.

Show starts Sunday, March 4th, at 3:00 pm.

Tickets are $5 for adults, free for those under 18 years of age, and free for those 55 and older. Come and enjoy some of your classic favorite folk tales!

Alison Brown

The Alison Brown band.

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