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Redfern Arts Center Hosts Season Kick-Off Party

Sandglass Theater will perform a scene from "D-Generation: An Exaltation of Larks" at the Season Kick-off Party
Sandglass Theater will perform a scene from "D-Generation: An Exaltation of Larks" at the Season Kick-off Party

The Redfern Arts Center hosts kick-off party to preview season of world class dance, afro pop, jazz and folk music, puppet theater, international family circus, and more.

The Redfern Arts Center at Keene State College invites the community to a Season Kick-off Party on Thursday, September 12, from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Everyone is invited to enjoy free food, check out an exhibit in the Redfern lobby, and learn more about all the fabulous events happening at the Redfern during the 2013-14 season. People will get a sneak peek of season highlights including video and live performances by resident artist Mathew Janczewski and Arena Dances, KSC’s improv troupe 3 Ways ’Til Sunday, the departments of Music and Theatre and Dance, and 2013-14 season artist Sandglass Theater

The Redfern’s upcoming season provides world-class performances that can be enjoyed by the entire family ranging from the athleticism of Pilobolus Dance to the hilarious Cirque Alfonse and the jazz beat of Donal Fox Inventions Trio. Other highlights sure to both engage and entertain include the family folk music of Rani Arbo & daisy mayhem, a hip-hop theatre piece about fatherhood called Word Becomes Flesh, the Ethiopian funk-pop music of Debo Band, new modern dance works by Rebecca Stenn and Doug Elkins Dance, and the thrilling, thought-provoking puppetry of the renowned Sandglass Theater.

For further information, call the Redfern Box Office at 603-358-2168 or email

About Redfern Arts Center on Brickyard Pond

The Arts Center is named in honor of Dr. Leo F. Redfern, Keene State College President from 1969 to 1979 for his vision, commitment, and eloquence on behalf of the arts that made funding and construction of the facility a reality. In 1981, KSC inaugurated this new performing arts center, with the goal of providing unforgettable artistic encounters for the campus and community. Since then, the Redfern stage has hosted hundreds of amazing shows, from internationally renowned artists to emerging young talents to KSC’s own student performers. Over the years, the Redfern has expanded its outreach programs, curricular and community partnerships, becoming an indispensable resource for the Keene community and beyond.

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