MIRAMAR – Celebrate the New Arts Season at Miramar Cultural Center/ArtsPark with Mufaro’s Beautiful Daughters – An African Tale and much more! The Miramar Cultural Center/ArtsPark kicks off this year’s arts season in October with an exciting performance based on a Caldecott Award-winning children’s illustrated book and an enlightening dance performance.
On Saturday, October 22 at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. the Miramar Cultural Center/ArtsPark joins Broward Center’s 2011-2012 Family Sun Series presented by Coventry Health Care of Florida in staging Mufaro’s Beautiful Daughters – An African Tale. Featuring African drumming, powerful choreography and the energy of the African land, the modern-day Cinderella tale follows two sisters on a journey to be queen as they encounter mysterious situations that test their courage, kindness and strength of spirit.
Children will enjoy pre-show arts and crafts with Young At Art Museum and complimentary face painting. After the show, the entire family can enjoy complimentary snacks from Whole Foods Market. Individual tickets are $15 in advance and $16 when bought the day of the performance with $3 lap tickets available for infants 12 months and under. Children can read the book with Princess Reads-A-Lot, at the Miramar Branch Library, on Tuesday, October 11 at 6 p.m. The Miramar Branch Library is located at 2050 Civic Center Place in Miramar. Nest of Living Arts, Inc. presents The 7 Sins on Saturday, October 29 at 8 p.m. Using acting, dancing and spoken word to portray the seven sins (sloth, pride, wrath, gluttony, lust, envy and greed), the dance company tells the story of Lil Nola’s journey to self-discovery on Halloween night.
For show tickets and information, call 954-602-4500 or select your seat online at www.miramarculturalcenter.org. For group discounts call 954-462-0222. The Miramar Cultural Center/ArtsPark is located at 2400 Civic Center Place on Red Road, north of Miramar Parkway, in Miramar. Miramar Cultural Center/ArtsPark can be found on Facebook at facebook.com/MiramarCulturalCenter and on Twitter @MiramarCultural.
Richard Cameron of Theatre Chat thanks Miramar Cultural Center/ArtsPark and Broward Center’s 2011-2012 Family Sun Series. Cameron’s articles have featured conversations with Tony Award winning Producer Stewart Lane, Emmy Award winning Casting Director Jeff Greenberg, multiple Broadway and TV stars and creative teams bringing arts lovers together around the world for the largest social media arts movement. Tag You’re it! Share with your communities.