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WHO: Hip hop duo Black Violin with students from Bethune Elementary School, Lake Forest Elementary School, North Andrews Gardens Elementary School and Walker Elementary School
WHAT: The award-winning Black Violin’s classically trained string instrumentalists Wil B. and Kev Marcus, who both graduated from Dillard High School, invite elementary school students to perform on stage with them as part of their Impossible Tour.
WHERE: Broward Center for the Performing Arts
201 SW 5th Avenue, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33312
WHEN: Friday, February 21, 2020, beginning at 8 p.m.
(Student performances during the concert take place at approximately 9 p.m.)
WHY: Bethune Elementary, Lake Forest Elementary, North Andrews Gardens Elementary and Walker Elementary are Broward TurnAround Arts schools. Turnaround Arts Schools integrate arts into core content classrooms, align strategies with the District and have artists working with the schools.
Students performing in Black Violin’s Impossible Tour were also previously chosen to perform with the duo at the grand opening of the REACH at the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, D.C.
Media is invited to cover this event.
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