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Ballet Arizona Book Club

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Event Category:
Culture
Dance
Location:
Online
Organization:
Ballet Arizona
Time:
6 p.m. - 8 p.m.
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Free and open to the public, Ballet Arizona invites you to join the inaugural Ballet Arizona’s inaugural Book Club as they build community around and appreciation for the incredible art form of dance.

Book Club members are meeting once each quarter to discuss the selections below. Book Club meetings will be via Zoom with access information being sent out closer to the meeting date. These virtual gatherings will be facilitated by Alexandra Papazian, Education & Community Engagement Manager.


BOOK CLUB MEETING #3:  THE VOICE OF JUAN GABRIEL (LA VOZ DE JUAN GABRIEL)

Wed., Jan. 20, 2021 | 6 p.m. on Zoom | Free | Pre-registration is required to receive the Zoom Meeting Information

Alberto Aguilera Valadez (Juan Gabriel) tells the story of his life as he remembers it.  This interview includes unpublished testimony from various artists, producers and friends who knew Alberto in his private and professional life.  Includes added dramatizations from the mini-series “Until I Met You.”**

Buy on Amazon*

**For members who want to take a deeper dive into the life of Juan Gabriel, we recommend watching the accompanying drama mini-series Hasta Que Te Conoci


BOOK CLUB MEETING #4:  THE CREATIVE HABIT BY TWYLA THARP

Wed., April 14, 2021 | 6 p.m. on Zoom | Free | Pre-registration is required to receive the Zoom Meeting Information

This book will give direct insight into the thought processes of Twyla Tharp, one of the choreographers we hope to showcase next season. It is written to give the reader practical lessons and exercises to develop his/her own creativity and draws from Twyla’s breadth and depth of experience as a dancer and choreographer.

Buy on Amazon*
Buy at Changing Hands (local bookstore)
Buy at Palabras Bilingual Bookstore (local bookstore)

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