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- Wed, Sep 27https://takomaradio.org/Sep 27, 1:50 PM – Oct 31, 12:00 AMhttps://takomaradio.org/Sep 27, 1:50 PM – Oct 31, 12:00 AMhttps://takomaradio.org/Brendan Smith, Takoma Park Arts and Humanities Coordinator, speaks with Kate Tsubata about the making of "Dancing Joy" on FM 94.3, Takoma Radio WOWD at 12 noon on Wed. Sept. 27, https://takomaradio.org/schedule and look for the recording of We Are Takoma (9/27/23).
RAVE REVIEW FOR DANCING JOY!
See what Craig Bettendorf, Indiedance Film Festival Director, had to say about Dancing Joy!
Why this music?
Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony, the Choral, is a miraculous work. Profoundly deaf by the time he wrote the symphony, Beethoven created music so beautiful that it is played and loved throughout the world. He stretched the structure of a symphony, including human voices singing lyrics inspired by Friedrich Schiller’s “Ode to Joy.” He fearlessly proclaimed humanity to be brothers under a loving divine creator, meant to live in joy. To learn more, click here:
Meet our Dancers
The dancers include artists from all over
the world, and many dance traditions:
Nepal, Korea, Fiji, Indonesia, Greece, Honduras, India, Botswana, Bulgaria, Rwanda, Native American, Hawaii, Ireland, Scotland, Appalachia, Spain, Caribbean, Japan and the traditions of Ballet, Ballroom, and American Sign Language,
Here's what people are saying about Dancing Joy!
Filled with joy, love and energy for goodness.
It moves the hearts to realize that we have
the same ultimate desire.
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