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Library Storytime for Kids to Be Held

August 8, 2008

Shade Tree Players presents “East of the Sun, West of the Moon,” a fantasy written by Claudia Ferguson and directed by Cory Wardner. Performances will be held at 7 p.m. today and Saturday and at 2 p.m. Sunday.

“East of the Sun, West of the Moon” is a re-telling of a classic Nordic folktale. A troll queen has changed the prince into a fierce white bear. He is befriended by a brave and lovely young girl. Because this girl threatens the queen’s magic, the queen sends two of her henchmen to imprison the bear. To save him, the girl seeks the help of the mother of the winds.

“East of the Sun, West of the Moon” is appropriate for audiences of all ages.

Performances are held at Dakota Stage Ltd., 412 E. Main Ave., Bismarck. All tickets are general admission and will be available at the door for $10 for adults and $6 for students/seniors.

For more information, contact Jennifer Tosner, program manager, Shade Tree Players Children’s Theatre, at manager@shadetreeplayers.com or 701-214-1061.

Northern Plains Dance Academy will hold a registration open house for the 2008-09 school year. Northern Plains Dance Academy, 1125 E. Main Ave., Bismarck, will be open Wednesday and Aug. 18 from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m., to new and returning students.

New students will have their registration fee waived at the open house. All students may enter to win a drawing for free season tickets to all NPD productions.

Northern Plains Dance Academy offers classes to students ages 3 and up in ballet, hip hop, jazz, tap, creative movement, jungle, yoga, pilates and ballroom by instructors Hollis Mackintosh, Carly Schaub, Alysia Klein, Andie Britnell and Courtney Jones.

For more information, e-mail admin@npb.org, dance@northernplainsdance.org or call 701-530-0986.

Shade Tree Players presents “School House Rocks, Live!” a musical based on the popular television series originally conceived by Scott Ferguson. The production is directed by LaurAnn Rysavy and Erin Drevlow. Performances will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday to Aug. 16 and 2 p.m. Aug. 17.

“School House Rocks, Live!” is appropriate for audiences of all ages.

Performances are held at High Prairie Arts and Science Complex, 1810 Schafer St., Bismarck. All tickets are general admission and will be available at the door for $10 for adults and $6 for students/ seniors.

For more information, contact Jennifer Tosner, program manager, Shade Tree Players Children’s Theatre, at manager@shadetreeplayers.com or 701-214-1061.

“The Mathematics of Ecstasy: Jari Chevalier Mixed Media Collage Inlays 2003-08″ is on display at Dickinson State University Art Gallery throughout August. The DSU art gallery is located in Klinefelter Hall and is open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.

“Mathematics of Ecstasy” is the first traveling solo exhibition by the New York City-based artist Jari Chevalier. The inlaid collages in this exhibition include metaphysical symbols, including mandalas, cosmic eggs or concentric circles.

Children of all ages will be able to attend “Storytime with the Library” programs at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. Aug. 15 at the North Dakota Heritage Center, Bismarck. Both programs are free and open to all children and their parents, grandparents or older friends.

They are sponsored by State Historical Society of North Dakota. Presenting the Aug. 15 programs will be Tracey Juhala with the Bismarck Public Library, who will read stories and perform a variety of songs.

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