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Spring Arts Block Party

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Celebrate music, dance and art at the Spring Arts Block Party happening at the Children’s Museum Tucson on Saturday, April 14 from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm. Presented with local drum and dance group Batucaxé, families will enjoy many festivities including making masks, puppets, tile painting, crowns, music with the UA Pep Band and mini-train rides. Batucaxé will also offer a dance workshop, musical performance and a Carnaval-style parade/procession. Admission for April 14 will be free all day, courtesy of Tucson Medical Center, Wells Fargo, Downtown Tucson Partnership, Madden Media, NextCare Urgent Care, Century Link and Providence Service Corporation. Participating organizations include Tucson Museum of Art, Tucson Arts Brigade, Arizona Theatre Company, Ben’s Bells Project, The Drawing Studio, Science Downtown and others. Batucaxé is a drum and dance ensemble and school in Tucson. Inspired by the music and dance of Brazil, Batucaxé features the music and movement of many traditions, from Brazil and all over the world. Their goal is to inspire creativity, openness, community solidarity and collective joy, through lessons and classes, outreach programs and high-energy performances. The Children’s Museum Tucson serves more than 125,000 children and families annually who come to experience the fun, hands-on environment of a children’s museum. The exhibits, programs and special events invite the young and the young-at-heart to discover and explore the arts, sciences and humanities together in an environment that enhances these learning experiences.

Occurs once: Apr 14, 2012 (10:00 AM to 2:00 PM)
Contact Name: Peggy Solis
Contact Phone: (520) 792-9985 x 112
Location:

Children’s Museum Tucson
200 S. 6th Ave., Tucson, AZ 85701

Ticket Price: Free Admission Day
Ticketing Phone: (520) 792-9985
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