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10.13.2017 | Evocation Evenings: MOVEMENT

October 13, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Categories: Dance, Performance Art, Storytelling

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In conjunction with its current exhibition, Evocation, the Regional Arts Commission of St. Louis (RAC) presents Evocation Evenings, creative dialogues facilitated by local artists. Please join us for our second Evocation Evening, featuring Alice Bloch

These sessions are designed to spark conversations about arts/culture and the needs of the St. Louis community through participation in a creative exercise. At this upcoming session, Dancer and instructor, Alice Bloch will lead guests through a series of movement exercises to discuss St. Louis.ographs to lead this discussion.

Doors at 6:00pm
Session begins 6:30pm
All events are free and open to the public.

Alice Bloch, EdD, Temple University; MA, UCLA is a 5th generation Isadora Duncan dancer. Duncan presentations include Dancing the Supermom: Isadora Duncan as a Template for Today’s Single Working Mothers, and Duncan Dance as Somatic Practice. Alice consulted for the Crystal Bridges Museum of American Arts’ Art of American Dance exhibit, offering docent trainings and Movement for Alzheimers’ patients workshop. Her 2016 residency featured the lecture/performance, Isadora and the New Woman. She was the lead dance writer for The Encyclopedia of Religion and Culture (Facts on File, forthcoming). An Arts Integration specialist based at COCA where she teaches Move for Your Health/Dance for Your Spirit for seniors, Alice leads professional development workshops and residencies on the arts and peaceful interaction. She is on the board of the Missouri Alliance for Arts Education and President of the Missouri Dance Organization.

Sessions will take place on Fridays in October (6, 13, 20, and 27) and on Thursday, November 2. The styles of facilitation will run the spectrum from discussing visual art, to constructing movement, to sharing food.

Friday, October 6th, 6:00 – 8:00pm – HUMANS OF ST. LOUIS
Friday, October 20th, 6:00 – 8:00pm – A TALK W/ THE ARTISTS
Friday, October 27th, 6:00 – 8:00pm – THE SPOKEN WORD
Thursday, November 2nd, 6:00 – 8:00pm – FOODSPARK

All events are free and open to the public. We hope you’ll join one of these conversations and connect with your community to work together to envision a better St. Louis.

Evocation is open to the public for viewing and interaction through Thursday, November 2nd. More information here:

Monday – Friday 10am to 5pm;
Saturday & Sunday 12pm to 5pm.

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