As part of the Lockwood Thompson Dialogues, LAND Studio and Cleveland Public Library invite you to a weekend filled with dance workshops, discussions about dance and a nighttime community dance party.
The event, which is called "STEP OUT, Cleveland ... SHAKE OFF THE RUST!"
, takes place November 8th-9th at the Global Center for Health Innovation.
Presenters, workshop leaders and performers include DJ FreQ Nasty
, an electronic music producer and developer of The Yoga of Bass, a study of the spiritual connection between yoga and dance; Ana Rokafella Garcia
, a B-girl and filmmaker who broke into dance in New York City during the early days of the hip hop scene; and Ragen Chastain, a dancer, marathoner and Health at Every Size advocate who travels, speaks and blogs at danceswithfat.org
about self-esteem and body image.
Clevelanders who will be presenting include Jasmine Dragons
, Cleveland Exotic Dance
, and DJ Red-I
and Daniel Gray-Kontar of Sanctuary
All events are free. In a press release, LAND Studio invites participants to:
"SPEAK UP at a live, interactive discussion with experts who will open up about struggles, successes, and finding their voice through dance.
SHAKE LOOSE with free public classes at varying levels, aimed at letting the inner dancer – experienced or not – break out.
GET DOWN with a nighttime dance party that's open to all!"
There will also be a cash bar and food trucks on site. C'mon down and shake it!