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Giveaway: American Pops Orchestra Presents “A Very Silly Vaudeville” at Arena Stage!



The American Pops Orchestra is returning to Arena Stage with a new show that is sure to delight the whole family! At A Very Silly Vaudeville, famed Broadway tapping duo, Mary Michael Patterson and Cary Tedder, will guide the audience on a journey through APO’s modern take on classic American vaudeville acts of yesteryear. This talent extravaganza will feature magic, dancing, singing and lots of audience engagement.

The entertaining adventure will take place on November 17 at 11am in the Molly Smith Study at Arena Stage. Tickets are $17-32 and can be purchased online here. Of course, you can also try to win them through the giveaway below.

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Giveaway: For a chance to win a Family 4-Pack of Tickets to A Very Silly Vaudeville at Arena Stage on November 17, simply leave a comment below telling me your or your child’s favorite dance move or type of dance. Get an extra chance to win by entering on the KFDC Facebook Page, too! This giveaway will run through November 5, 2018, then a winner will be drawn at random and notified shortly thereafter. Good luck!

This post is sponsored by The American Pops Orchestra, however, I only promote programs, events, and places that I genuinely believe in and think will appeal to KFDC readers.


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Giveaway: “Creole for Kidz” is coming to BlackRock Center for the Arts!



Terrance Simien is bringing the history of the French speaking Creoles of South Louisiana to BlackRock Center for the Arts! With music featured in Disney’s Princess & The Frog, Creole for Kidz reaches family audiences all over the world with unique zydeco music — and you have a chance to win a Family 4-Pack of tickets to experience it!

Presented at performing arts centers, schools, and festivals around the nation, Creole for Kidz & The History of Zydeco has reached nearly 500,000 students and family audiences since its debut in 2000. Offering extensive knowledge of zydeco roots music and the tradition that surrounds it, Simien’s program has been a catalyst behind building a more culturally literate young performing arts patron. Thanks to his groundbreaking Creole for Kidz, Simien has received a number of awards, grants, and recognition for his work and artistic contributions. His work over nearly two decades has helped him in becoming a respected Cultural Ambassador for his state and his country.

BlackRock Center for the Art in Gaithersburg, MD, will present Creole for Kidz on November 9 at 10am and November 10 at 1pm. Tickets are $12-15 and available for purchase online. You can also try to win them through the giveaway below!

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Giveaway: For a chance to win a Family 4-Pack of Tickets to Creole for Kidz at BlackRock Center for the Arts, simply leave a comment below telling me what your child is going to be for Halloween. Get an extra chance to win by entering on the KFDC Facebook Page, too! The winner of the giveaway will have a choice of two show times: Friday, November 9 at 10am and Saturday, November 10 at 1pm. (No exchanges unless it is for the other showing of Creole for Kidz, and an exchange would cost a $5 service fee.) This giveaway will run through November 2, 2018, then a winner will be drawn at random and notified shortly thereafter. Good luck!

This post is sponsored by BlackRock Center for the Arts, however, I only promote programs, places, and events that I genuinely believe in and think will appeal to KFDC readers.


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