April in Hurleyville

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All April long, the Hurleyville Arts Centre will showcase independent, environmental, and socially conscious films and events celebrating people and the planet Earth.

April 8 at 1:00pmBollywood Dance Class with Sahiba Ahluwalia This class will explore the world of Bollywood dance as well as India’s beautiful and vibrant culture. Routines will encompass everything from classical and folk dancing to a more fusion-based style, combining traditional steps with western and contemporary movements.

April 14 at 7:30 pm: Concert performance by Patrice Pike with Shelley King, two women at the forefront of Austin, Texas’ music legacy, Patrice Pike and Shelley King will hold court, tell stories and blow the walls out with acoustic versions of the songs that put them on the national scene.

April 20, 21, 22 at 7:30pm: “Jane”, a cinematic documentary that tells the story of Jane Goodall and her chimpanzee research which challenged the male-dominated scientific consensus of her time.

Apr 21 at 4:00pm: Walk and Herbal Cocktails with The Outside Institute. Join Laura Silverman, for a walk along the Rail Trail to observe native plants and other natural phenomena of early spring. After, we will gather at the Arts Centre for refreshments made with local and wild-foraged ingredients.

April 21 at 11:00am: Earth Day Clothing Swap. In celebration of Earth Day, we are swapping our gently used clothing and accessories for some sweet new finds. Clothing swaps are a great way to downsize your closet and give life to pre-loved items by shopping sustainably in a socially conscious way.

April 26 at 7pm: Come see “Hope On The Hudson”, part III of the “River At Risk” series focused on the preservation efforts and a Q&A with local and regional experts will follow the feature.

April 27 at 6:30pm:How To Defuse A Bomb”.  This film looks at the work of the Project Children organization, established in 1975 by NYPD bomb squad member Denis Mulcahy. There will be a Q&A following the film with Denis Mulcahy himself.

April 28 at 6:30pm:Like Any Other Kid”, followed by a Q&A with award-winning director Victoria Mills. This film follows the relationships between incarcerated youth and staff in three secure facilities across the country. As staff provides the basics of love, guidance, and structure, the youth transform before our eyes.

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