Poetry is alive and well in Michigan! Come celebrate with us!
The Downriver Poets & Playwrights in association with our cultural partner, the Downriver Council for the Arts (DCA), are hosting a poetry reading night at the DCA. Admission is free and the public is welcome. Light Refreshments Served.
The theme of our Reading this year is “National Poetry Month, We Celebrate Poetry!” A fine collection of diverse poems and styles will be shared. This reading should offer something for everyone and every taste. (Sorry, no open mic at this event.)
Our guest poets for this event are Larry Thomas and Elizabeth Kerlikowske, both fine Michigan poets. Local Downriver poets reading include: Mary Louise Bahnemann, Patricia Barnes, Mary Ann Bozenski, Doug Brown, Kathy Gibson, David A. Grose, Esther Hollan, Pat Jurasek, Erik Krimmel, Randy LeBar, Joan LeBlanc, Kathleen Pachala, Arlene Reese, Gil Saenz, Anita Walters, Dennis White and George Wylie.
For information on the group, please contact the group leader, Dennis White, at firstname.lastname@example.org, please include “D.P.&P. Info” in subject box, thanks.
DanceSport Academy of Michigan presents DANCE LESSONS at the DCA!
Tuesdays in March 2018! 7-8:30pm Cha Cha and Tango taught by Pamela
OPEN TO THE PUBLIC AND ALL SKILL LEVELS! $60.00 for the month (4 classes) or drop-in for $18 a class. Classes are held March 6, 13, 20, and 27.
To register, call: 734-720-0671 or purchase at the DCA.
Ukulele Jam Night
Second Thursdays from 6:30pm-8:30pm
Next Jam Night: April 12, 2018
Join Mick for a fun night jamming with your ukulele and singing along. Learn songs, chords and have a great time! Ages 16 and up. Bring your own ukulele or acoustic instrument. If you don’t have your own, check out Mike Carey Music Co., 1673 Fort St, Wyandotte, MI 48192. Phone: (734) 283-4550. Tell him its for Mick Mastal’s jam session at the DCA.
Cost: $5 dontation to the DCA. Pay at the door.
DanceSport Academy of Michigan presents
Saturday Night Dancing at the DCA
Saturday, April 14, 2018 7:00-8:00pm Tango group lesson with Alex and Pamela 8:00-10:00pm Ballroom & Latin Dance
Alex and Pamela from DanceSport Academy of Michigan will teach an Tango group lesson from 7-8:00pm and the Ballroom/Latin Dance will take place following the group from 8-10:00pm. The cost for the evening is $12/person. The evening will include music dj’d by Alex. Snacks and beverages will be included.
We encourage everyone to give this location a try. The Downriver Council for the Arts is located at 81 Chestnut in Wyandotte. The DCA is a historic building with wonderful possibilities for the dancing. The DCA regularly hosts art exhibits and offers classes and workshops in the arts.
Call the studio for more information or write to us via email 313-724-3262 or email@example.com
Cost: $12 per person (pay at the door) OPEN TO THE PUBLIC! Complimentary snacks and beverages.
Performance Venue Rentals
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The activities of the DCA are supported by the MICHIGAN COUNCIL FOR ARTS AND CULTURAL AFFAIRS and the NATIONAL ENDOWMENT FOR THE ARTS. Please click on their logos to understand the importance of state government investment and the impact of public funding on the arts in our community.
Theater Rentals If you are interested in renting space for special events or performances in our theatre please contact us. We have a small stage and 110 stationary chairs. Our theatre is presented as a theatre in the round with seats surrounding the performance area. With this type of set up we have the capacity to put chairs and tables in the middle of the room.
Friday: Closed - open for special events
Sunday and Monday: Closed - open for special events
The Downriver Council for the Arts is a non-profit, 501(c)3 regional arts organization that represents, promotes and serves 21 Downriver communities in Southeast Michigan. Our mission is to enrich the quality of life in the Downriver communities by advocating and promoting the arts and providing opportunities for involvement and participation in arts and cultural activities. The Downriver Council for the Arts (DCA) is an Equal Opportunity Employer and provides services without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex or handicap. Funding for the DCA comes from grants, donations, membership, fundraising events, and gallery sales.