“City Paradise,” a short about an immigrant, and “Illusion” are two movies that will be screened Friday, June 22, at the Center for Living Compassion, 194 Gold Flat Road (Jacobson Chiropractic complex), Nevada City, 7-9 p.m.
“Illusion” stars Kirk Douglas, playing an ailing film producer who faces his past with a visit from a ghostly colleague. The ghost takes him through the Akashic records, showing him film reels from his unacknowledged son’s life. Can he make a difference at this point in their lives? Affecting and intense, this feature will have you on the edge of your seats! This one is for the adults in the family.
Free admission with donations accepted. Call Terri at (530) 432-7818 to reserve a seat. Visit spiri tualcinemacircle.com to find out more about the Spiritual Cinema Circle.
220 kids to dance at recital
Imagine 220 children from 3 to 15 years of age giving their all at a dance recital. It’s happening Saturday, June 23, at the Don Baggett Theater, Nevada Union High School on Ridge Road, Grass Valley.
“Born to Dance” is a Laura Bishop production that will be performed at two times: 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. Her students will perform ballet, tap, jazz, hip-hop and creative movement.
This is the 15th year of this popular event. Call (530) 265-2690 for tickets ($7 for adults; children under 6 admitted free with an adult ticket purchase).
Bishop has been teaching young children to dance in Nevada County for 19 years.
Class to help performing artists
“Bodily Freedom for Performing Artists” is being taught for five Thursdays, starting tonight, June 21, from 7-8:15 p.m. at The Center for the Arts in downtown Grass Valley.
The classes, which are designed to give dancers, musicians, actors and singers skills that help transcend conscious and unconscious tension in the body and mind, are based on the Alexander Technique and are taught by Susan Schreier and Marcus Hewel. Call (530) 274-8384, ext. 14, to register or visit http://www.thecenterforthearts.org.
– The Union staff
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