Thursday, July 30, 2009

Break Dancing and Funky Music Tonight!

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Enjoy the pleasure of a summer evening during North End Nights, a free night of for people of all ages.

This weekly series of participatory arts workshops held outdoors the Green Street Arts Center continues tonight, Thursday, July 30th with a FREE Break Dancing led by Bryan Giles at 5:30pm.

Pop, lock, break and stop with Bryan Giles as he teaches you the fundamentals of Break Dancing. At the end of the workshop exhibit your skills in a cypher. Bryan is known regionally in the Break Dancing circuit and teaches at Vinnie's Jump and Jive as well as Green Street's Afterschool Program. Bryan is a member of the break dancing squads Of Shadow and Earth as well as, Losst Unnown, and he is a founder of Battle Royale, a yearly tournament held in Middletown CT. Check out students taught by Bryan performing at Snap, Crackle, Pop!

At 6:45, enjoy the music of the Melvin Sparks Band in the Luis Lopez Herb Garden or stop by the Buttonwood Tree book sale or the MAC650 Gallery to see The As Yet Un_named Show featuring Tracy Lynch, Andre Rochester, James Day, Melissa Williams, Matt Graham, Dan Rubenbauer, Mark Robinson, Corey Pane, Kasia Gawkoska, Anjre Kerr and Caitlyn Nadolny. You can also stop by the Buttonwood Tree from 5:00 on for the book sale. For more information on North End Nights, visit

Also, click here to download your North End Pass for discounts at North End restaurants and retailers.

This Pass is good at any and all participating businesses on any of the four Thursdays in July. Light refreshments will be served; in the event of rain, the 5:30 workshops will take place indoors at the Green Street Arts Center.

These events are Co-sponsored by the North End Action Team, the Green Street Arts Center, the Community Health Center, the Buttonwood Tree and the MAC 650 Gallery with support from the Middletown Commission on the Arts.

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