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Wednesday, February 27 • 5:00pm - 6:30pm
Sharing Your Personal Culture: Where Dance and Music Intersect

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Dance is a universal language... but it does have its own distinct styles. This panel discussion will explore the ways that dance and music reflect our own personal cultures and experiences while building bridges across groups. Come learn more about how dance is a powerful force in our communities and how it is positioned to be a leader in understanding.

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Godwin Abotsi

Director, Sweet Africa Dance Ensemble
Godwin Abotsi is a traditional dancer from the Volta region in Ghana, West Africa who specializes in the ten regional dances of Ghana. As a premier dancer whose craft has taken him all over Ghana andbeyond, Godwin uses his expertise in traditional Ghanaian dance and music to effectively... Read More →
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Raghu Raj Kumar

Dr. Raghu Raj Kumar is a Bharatanatyam dancer who began learning dance in 1988, and has had 16 years of training and 22+ years of experience in classical dancing. He has learnt Bharatanatyam under Guru Smt. Rajalakshmi, Guru Dr. Sanjay Shantaram and Guru Smt. Brunda Iyengar. Being... Read More →
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Peggy Lyle

Director, Downtown Fort Collins Creative District
Peggy Lyle has been a creative force in Fort Collins and Northern Colorado for over 20 years and she loves to get involved. Peggy is passionate about the arts and creative approaches to business, branding and communications. With 20+ years of event production, marketing, and entertainment... Read More →
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Judy Bejarano

Artistic Director, IMPACT Dance Company
Judy Bejarano is the founder and artistic director of IMPACT Dance Company, a dance/theatre company whose performances speak to issues in our everyday lives. IMPACT’s work can be found in nontraditional spaces; art galleries, historic sites, airplane hangars, as well as the traditional... Read More →

Wednesday February 27, 2019 5:00pm - 6:30pm MST
The Music District Living Room