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Lincoln Magnet School

300 South 11th Street
Springfield, IL 62703

Harlem Renaissance Celebration Information

April 7, 2015

You are cordially invited to attend a Harlem Renaissance Celebration on Thursday, April 23, 2015- 7:00 p.m. at Springfield High School, 101 S. Lewis St. Gym doors will not open until 6:50.

Eighth graders will share dances from the time period, along with music, poetry, and commercials.

Mrs. Grace Nanavati, Artist in Residency, has worked very hard with our students to teach them dances from the Harlem Renaissance and the history behind these dances!

Students are proud to share all they have learned during this fourth quarter thematic unit, and it’s sure to be an entertaining evening!

Mark your calendars for Thursday, April 23rd!

April 22nd - All costume pieces need to be at school
April 23rd - Performance at Springfield High @ 7 PM

Costume Pieces: Girls will need to have a black cami, black gym shorts, and black shoes they can dance in.

Dresses will be provided by Mrs. Nanavati. Dresses will stay at school and will not be allowed to be taken home.

Boys will need black pants, white button up dress shirt, and black shoes.

Ties and cummerbunds will be provided by Mrs. Nanavati.

All costume pieces will need to be at school for the dress rehearsal on April 22nd.

Girls who are in “Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy” need khaki bottoms (shorts, skirt, capris, long pants, etc.) and a white shirt. We will provide the hats.