Sunday Funday with Maji Safi Group
- When: December 8, 2019 Time: 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
- Where: eTOWN HALL / 1535 Spruce Street, Boulder, CO 80302
- Cost: FREE (donations appreciated at the door or online)
Maji Safi Group is filling eTown Hall with smiles and laughter! Children of all ages will love this fun-filled show that our Boulder-based nonprofit brings to the community to celebrate the holiday season – providing entertainment and the opportunity to improve the health of Tanzanians. This year’s show will feature circus acts by Fractal Tribe, dancing by Block 1750, juggling by Zeke and Nathaniel Waxler, and the always popular Ann Lincoln magic show.
Additionally, we will have a fun holiday sing-along with local musicians David Williard on piano and Bob Story on guitar. Be part of the fun and help make somebody’s tomorrow healthier!
To top it all off, do some shopping at our holiday market with authentic Tanzanian arts and crafts as well as items donated by your favorite Boulder restaurants and businesses. Your holiday presents will be unique and charitable!
*The event is free for all. Donations are appreciated at the door or online at www.majisafigroup.org.
EVENT: 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Ann started her passion 26 years ago when she first taught herself to juggle with lemons and limes. An Ann Lincoln show contains standup comedy, expert juggling, circus skills, and magic involving birds, bunnies and audience members. It may even include Ann juggling two bowling balls while eating an apple! Ann’s unique act engages all of your senses. As a spectator, you feel the weight of bowling balls being juggled and hear the coo of her magical dove. You will also talk about the show you have just seen for weeks to come.
Fractal Tribe is a group of innovative, excellent performers and artists focused primarily on circus production. Combining theatrics with dance, fire, acrobatics, aerial arts, and music, they create a full visual, auditory and kinesthetic experience that keeps audiences on the edge of their seats.
Located at 1750 30th Street in Boulder, Colorado, Block 1750 is a Dance Community Center that provides an artistic home for people of all ages and backgrounds. A place where people can go to study, relax, hang out with friends, and build their leadership skills through dance and art. A place where the purpose is community. Watch their breakdancing and waacking moves and much more.
Zeke and Nathan Waxler
For the fourth straight year, Zeke Waxler and his younger brother Nathan will delight us with their infectious smiles and bright outfits and entertain us with their ever-growing juggling skills.
Songwriter, producer, guitarist and music teacher Bob Story got his first guitar at age 12. He has now played professionally and created music with people from around the world for 40 years and has taught guitar and several other instruments for 30. Bob believes music is a universal language and loves connecting with students young and old, sharing his insights into the way a guitar can both sing and growl, and seeing the light go on in his students’ eyes. He has three teaching sites in the Boulder area.
David Williard has played piano for nearly 40 years and taught music in Colorado for 25. David performs professionally and is currently the pianist for the Center for Musical Arts' Jazz-combo Band. David's inspiration for learning music was his mother, who is a gifted musician. He loves sharing music with others, especially during the holiday season! David also enjoys composing and arranging music and recording songs in studio settings. He offers this advice: If you are interested in learning an instrument, find a great teacher and stick with it! You will always be glad you did.
Katia Holmes grew up in the small, artsy town of Homer, Alaska, and has been captivated by the stage and all types of performing arts since she was a little girl. She has choreographed for and performed in numerous plays, ballets, and productions such as Clara in Tchaikovsky’s “The Nutcracker” and Jo March in “Little Women”. As a first-year dance and theatre major at CU, she is very excited to learn, teach, and share more of her passion for the arts.
The Boulder Arts Commission
This project was funded in part by a grant from the Boulder Arts Commission, an agency of the Boulder City Council.
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