Brookline Community Center for the Arts
Special Events & 1-Year Anniversary - April 9 - 13 )
  April 9, 2004 
This Week Only...
  • Through SUNDAY 4/11 - Open House Week
  • FRIDAY 4/9 - Guy Mendilow Music Concert
  • FRIDAY 4/9 - Easter Breakbash
  • SATURDAY 4/10 - Snake, Shake & Pop!
  • SUNDAY 4/11 - First Rock Opera
  • Please Claim Your Lost & Found Items!

  • Dear Friends,

    Just a quick update to let you know about this week's special events and once again invite you to our Spring Open House that runs through Sunday. We've got many new classes and returning favorites (including an expanded kids program) that are sure to get you moving this Spring. For a listing of weekly events and our class schedule, you may visit our website at

    Happy Birthday to the BCCA!

    Come celebrate our one-year anniversary on Tuesday, April 13th, with An Evening of Latin & Swing Dance from 10 p.m. - 12 a.m. (or later...) - hosted by Latin ballroom champions Sasha Kostic and Olga Kinnard. The event cost is $10 and includes a 30-minute dance lesson from 10:00 - 10:30 p.m. followed by exciting dance performances, and a social dance.

                Bring a copy of this e-mail (addressed to you) to any one of the events mentioned in this newsletter and get a $5 credit on your account to use towards the BCCA class of your choice.            

    Through SUNDAY 4/11 - Open House Week
    All week we've been offering free classes to first-timers to help us launch our new Spring schedule, and there's still time for you to cash in on this great promotion. Even if you've been to the BCCA before, you are welcome to sample almost any class that's new to you this week for free!

    Free classes continue until Sunday, April 11th.
    Download the new schedule (20MB PDF) or check out our website for more info.

    FRIDAY 4/9 - Guy Mendilow Music Concert
    Join us tonight for a performance of world folk music by Guy Mendilow, joined by Yulia Van Doren (vocals) and Andy Bergman (flutes, sax, electric mbira, and jaw harp). The performance will feature Mendilow's vocals and virtuoso overtone singing set against the dark, hypnotic rhythms of the Brazilian berimbau.

    Doors open at 7:30 pm; show starts promptly at 8:00 pm.
    Ticket prices are $10 for adults and $6 for students.
    Tickets may be purchased from the BCCA in advance or at the door.

    Visit Guy Mendilow and Earthen Groove Productions at

    FRIDAY 4/9 - Easter Breakbash
    Kick off the weekend with 1-on-1 b-boys and b-girls face-offs, an Easter egg hunt, and more! Brought to you by Crazy Freddy and Snap. DJ Act 1 on the turntables & the New B Wear All Stars on the floor!

    Friday 9:30 p.m. - 2:00 a.m.
    Admission: $6

    Visit New B Wear

    Click here to see the flyer! »

    SATURDAY 4/10 - Snake, Shake & Pop!
    This Serpentine Night event starts off with a workshop entitled "East Indian Hand Mudras & Arms," led by Tara Ahmed. There will be a perfomance to follow by a "cross-pollination of diverse dance genres"—including hip-hop, Indian, and Belly dance.

    Times & Prices:
    Workshop:   5:30-7:00 pm; $25 adv / $30 door.
    Performance:   7:00-9:30 pm; $12 adv / $15 door. $2 off for kids under 18.

    Call the BCCA at (617) 738-2800 or Johara at (617) 730-3733 to buy tickets in advance.

    SUNDAY 4/11 - First Rock Opera
    This musical event will be a reading of a hilarious and provocative original work by Sandi Hammond. Due to the mature content of this performance, audience members must be 18 years of age or older or bring a parent or guardian.

    Date & Time: Sunday, April 11th, at 7:00 pm
    Admission: $5

    Visit Sandi Hammond at

    Please Claim Your Lost & Found Items!
    Lost & Found items will be donated to charity after Sunday, April 18. Please stop by the BCCA to claim anything you may have left here.

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