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#PickoftheWeek | The Beach Sessions Dance Series is back!
Get a tan, catch some waves, and enjoy some art.
Dozens of top-notch choreographers will re-imagine their work on outdoor stages with the ocean in the background and viewers on all sides. There’s also a creative parade in between the two performance sessions. Admission is free, and here’s the schedule.
Saturday, Aug. 25
5 pm, Biba Bell, Hustle on the Sand, a work that employs old, new, and imagined versions of the Hustle, a popular line dance in Detroit, with its rhythmic patterns and focus on personal style, on the sand at Beach 110th Street.
5:30 pm, AUNTS Procession, watch a march with multiple performers, overlapping performances, open dance parties, and finished/experimental/unfinished/process art, on the boardwalk from Beach 110th Street to The Castle at Beach 117th Street and Newport Avenue.
6 pm, Evening Performances, The Castle.
Sunday, Aug. 26
2 pm, Afternoon Performances (same program as the previous evening), The Castle.
4 pm, AUNTS Procession on the boardwalk from The Castle to Beach 110th Street.
4:30 pm, Biba Bell, Hustle on the Sand, on the sand at Beach 110th Street.
Images: Elena Mudd, Beach Sessions, and The Castle (middle in gallery)
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