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Registration opens at 8 am.  Learning Sessions (detailed below) run from 9 am - 4:45 pm.  Grand Finale Concert runs 5-6:30 pm.

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Sunday, December 8 • 2:30pm - 3:30pm
'Streaming Shabbat': Dancing in the Light

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Ritual, tradition, and memory weave together in Joanie Block's newest creation. This multi-media dance performance about women's experiences of Shabbat, including Talmudic and modern stories, was inspired by Joanie's own story of a Shabbat image sustaining her through a brush with cancer. Original score by Billy Novick and Willie Sordillo; video art by Lynn Bikofsky.

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Joanie Block

Joanie Block has been a part of Boston's dance community for over 30 years. She has performed with Lis Fain, Nikki Hu and others. The debut of her own choreography, "DEAR OLIVIA," played to sold out houses and was selected by the Globe as "Best Pick of the Week." She received the Hadassah Brandeis Institute for Women?s Research Fellowship and teaches dance in Needham.


Sunday December 8, 2013 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Schwartz Social Hall