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NJPAC Presents Screenings Of Dance Film by Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater For Mother's Day

NJPAC Presents Screenings Of Dance Film by Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater For Mother

(NEWARK, NJ) --  Celebrate Mother’s Day weekend with Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater! For 21 seasons, Alvin Ailey has been a beloved tradition at NJPAC. Although we can’t gather in person this year, NJPAC has something special in store for you: a virtual screening of Alvin Ailey’s new dance film, “Revelations Reimagined.” Screenings will take place on Saturday, May 8th at 7:00pm and Sunday, May 9th at 3:00pm.

Revelations Reimagined” explores Revelations in a new context: past and present, on stage and off, a cultural treasure that transformed modern dance forever and continues to reinvent itself. The beloved Ailey masterpiece pays tribute to African-American heritage—“sometimes sorrowful, sometimes jubilant, but always hopeful”—and to the power of the human spirit.

Whether your family is near or far, NJPAC cordially invites you to tune in and remember the feeling of live performance. This presentation is their way of saying thank you to everyone who has enjoyed Alvin Ailey at NJPAC in the past—and a hopeful reminder of all the soul-stirring performances yet to come.

New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) is located at One Center Street in Newark, New Jersey.  It is America’s most diverse performing arts center, and the artistic, cultural, educational and civic center of New Jersey – where great performances and events enhance and transform lives every day.

NJPAC brings diverse communities together, providing access to all and showcasing the state’s and the world’s best artists while acting as a leading catalyst in the revitalization of its home city. Through its extensive Arts Education programs, NJPAC is shaping the next generation of artists and arts enthusiasts. NJPAC has attracted nearly 10 million visitors (including over 1.7 million children) since opening its doors in 1997, and nurtures meaningful and lasting relationships with each of its constituents.

originally published: 02/13/2021

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