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Celebrating Area IV - song, dance and story

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Celebrating Area IV - song, dance and story

Time: February 29, 2012 from 6pm to 8pm
Location: Cambridge Senior Center
Street: 806 Massachusetts Avenue
City/Town: Cambridge, MA
Event Type: community, celebration
Organized By: City of Cambridge, Committee on Diversity + Mayor
Latest Activity: Feb 24, 2012

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Wednesday, February 29, 2012 6:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Free and open to the public.
Light refreshments will be served
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Cambridge Senior Center, 806 Massachusetts Ave.

Master of Ceremonies
Pastor Lorraine A. Thornhill
Stories from the Neighbors Facilitated by
Norah Dooley

This event will highlight The Port’s diversity and cultural vibrancy. Featuring the talented Fletcher-Maynard Academy Choir and a dance performance by the L.I.G.H.T. Steppers of First Holiness Church.
Stories about experiences of life in the Port will be shared through the perspectives and voices of neighborhood residents facilitated by Norah Dooley, acclaimed regional storyteller, children’s author and spoken word performer.

The National Storytelling Network (NSN)  and StoryStream Cambridge's innovative StoryTrades project co-sponsors the storytelling segment of the evening.

StoryTrades ("an exchange of stories by real people") is a series of informal but focused events, designed to bring together residents, people who work in Cambridge, and business owners to share personal stories on a variety of announced themes.

City of Cambridge Employees’ Committee on Diversity

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Grand Prize for South Shore Grand Slam Story Slam generously donated by Nicolette Heavey and Stories In The Streets (A Maine Get Away)

https://www.facebook.com/StoriesInTheStreets

Stories in the Streets in an outreach literacy program that focuses on families in at-risk areas and fosters community engagement in storytelling by: 1) Creating opportunities for public storytelling wherever families gather — a farmer’s market, laundromat, or food line; and, 2) Offering storytelling workshops that raise family engagement in literacy, cultural awareness and community understanding.  The program is currently active in Lawrence, Brockton and Randolph.

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