"Art Beat" with Sabri Ben-Achour - Wednesday, September 8, 2010
(September 8-11) RESURRECTION DANCE
A very special group of dancers are coming to Silver Spring’s Round House Theatre tonight at 7:30. Not only did the Resurrection Dance Theater of Haiti survive the earthquake that killed 280,000 of their compatriots, but they also survived child slavery and life as orphaned street children. Now young adults, they’re dancing to help rebuild devastated orphanages with Hearts with Haiti.
Silver Spring’s Round House Theatre presents the Resurrection Dance Theater of Haiti tonight at 7:30. The crack troupe of former orphaned street children and slaves uses drumming and dance to tell their uplifting stories. Proceeds from the show go to Hearts with Haiti to help rebuild devastated orphanages.
(FOR THE WORLD WIDE WEB)
The Dance Theater performs at American University and Rockville’s Saint Mark Presbyterian Church later on in the week.
(September 9-16) SHORT, SHORT FILMS
The DC Short Film Festival returns for a seventh year of truncated treats this week. 97 films will be screened at the E Street Cinema and the U.S. Navy Memorial’s Burke Theater in Northwest Washington through September 16. The films run the gamut in genre, origin, and subject, but are unifie