VDay 2016 Events
When: FRIDAY February 12, 2016 1-3:00 PM
Where: Arcata Plaza
We made a statement through movement that we won't tolerate any more violence against women or girls in our local community or around the world.
Due to injuries, we decided to use the song and choreography from last year to start our REVOLUTION, Katy Perry's "Roar".
Huge thanks go out to:
Ann Youmans for the inspiring choreography and beautiful dance demonstration and teaching kids at Sunny Brae Middle School
Nicole Reis for teaching students at Arcata Elementary
Arcata School District for the dance practice time and allowing so many students to participate
Jen at Coastal Grove for teaching students the dance
Arcata Core Pilates Studio for practice space and the event permit
Mike "Tofu" Schwartz for technical support and sound
Arcata City Parks and Recreation for the permit
VDay Humboldt's dance for One Billion Rising on the Arcata Plaza 2016:
The Secret Life of Girls Around the World
When: April 8-10
Where: Arcata High Fine Arts Center, 1301 D Street, Arcata
Cost: At the door $10 for the general public and $8 for seniors and students.
All presale tickets are $8+fees for general public, seniors and students.
THE STORY: EMOTIONAL CREATURE is made up of original monologues—and irresistible songs—about and for girls. it gives full expression to their secret voices and innermost thoughts, highlighting the diversity and commonality of the issues they face. EMOTIONAL CREATURE is a call, a reckoning, an education, an act of empowerment for girls, and an illumination for us all.