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"Shore" performance comes to Grand Marais Arts Festival

News-06/04/2013-03:34 PM

Award-winning Minneapolis-based choreographer Emily Johnson brings her performance company Catalyst to Grand Marais for free outdoor performances at the Grand Marais Arts Festival on July 13 & 14  2013.  The GMAF performances will be preview excerpts of SHORE, a new site-specific dance + music + storytelling event that will take place in Harbor Park at 2pm each day. SHORE traces the blurry edges between water and land, performer and audience, art and community, the pedestrian and the sublime.  With local participants from the Grand Marais community joining in the performances.

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Join Emily Johnson/ Catalyst at Arts Festival July 13 & 14 and discover the world of contemporary dance & performance!

Minneapolis-based Choreographer Emily Johnson and composer James Everest are looking for 15-20 local community members from the Grand Marais area to participate in their short outdoor public performances of SHORE at Harbor Park in Grand Marais for the Arts Festival July 13 & 14.  Ages 8-80+ welcome!  Participants will learn movement and singing at short rehearsals in the days before the festival - easy movements and simple singing that can be done by people of all ages and ability levels.  SHORE is a celebration of the place where we meet and merge – land and water, performer and audience, art and community. Come join in the fun!

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