Sunday, November 7, 2010

Two Performances Highlight Weekend of November 12th-13th at BCAC

Friday, November 12th

Doug Varone and Dancers will offer a free performance and discussion at the Black Creek Arts Center on Friday, November 12th at 7:30. Varone has been working with Angela Gallo and Erin Leigh in Coker’s Dance Department over the last year. Varone and his dancers will also be performing at Coker College on Saturday, November 13th.

Admission to the event at Black Creek is free and everyone is invited to attend. “This event is as much for the novice dancer as it is for the most experienced performer. It’s also perfect for those who appreciate dance on any level,” noted BCAC President Carolyn Atkinson.

Doug Varone is a choreographer and director who works in dance theater, opera, film, television and fashion. Varone received his BFA from Purchase College where he was awarded the Presidential Distinguished Alumni Award in 2007. Honors also include a Guggenheim Fellowship and two New York Dance and Performance Awards (Bessie Awards) for Sustained Achievement in Choreography and for his 2006 work Boats Leaving. His work has been supported by the National Endowment for the Arts since 1988.

Saturday, November 13th

The Black Creek Arts Center will host An Evening of Wine & Jazz with After Dark on Saturday, November 13th from 8-10pm. After Dark features Al “Magic Fingers” Haynes on the piano and Randy Oswalt on the drums. Black Creek’s leading lady, Tracy Price, will provide the vocals.

An Evening of Wine & Jazz is a fundraiser for BCAC. Tickets are $25. Dessert and coffee, as well as wine, will be served.

For more information about either of these events, contact Jordan Heydt at 843.332.6234 or

The Black Creek Arts Center is located at 116 W. College Avenue in Hartsville.

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