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North Charleston Arts Fest returns with 4 virtual programs at CCPL
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CHARLESTON, S.C. - It's time for the North Charleston Arts Fest, the annual multi-day celebration of arts and culture highlights national, regional, and local artists and performers in the areas of Dance, Music, Theatre, Visual Arts, Media Arts, and Literature. Join the city and CCPL for the 38th annual event set for April 28 - May 2, 2021. It's all virtual this year!
For more than 37 years, the festival has made quality arts programming affordable and accessible to the widest spectrum of the public, attracting residents and visitors to experience an array of free and modestly priced performances, workshops, exhibitions, and activities in a variety of venues, including libraries, community centers, schools, businesses, and parks. The event has matured into one of the most comprehensive arts festivals in the state of South Carolina with a schedule that offers something for everyone, including concerts, theatre presentations, children’s programs, lectures and readings, workshops and demonstrations, exhibitions, public art installations, and much more.
This year, CCPL is excited to host four special events as part of the festival. All of the programs will appear on the CCPL Facebook page at their scheduled times. Check them out!
Wednesday, April 28 at 11:30 a.m. - Magic Story Artist Yasu Ishida in Dreamer’s Carnival
Go on an adventure with Magic Story Artist Yasu Ishida in Dreamer's Carnival, a virtual children’s program presented in two parts. Enjoy a storytelling magic show at 11:30am, filled with stories, magic, Japanese theatre, music, and fun.Yasu will return at 1pm for a LIVE virtual origami workshop where he’ll teach viewers how to make traditional origami designs.
Wednesday, April 28 at 1 p.m. - Magic Story Artist Yasu Ishida in LIVE virtual origami workshop
Go on an adventure with Magic Story Artist Yasu Ishida in Dreamer's Carnival, a virtual children’s program presented in two parts. Enjoy a storytelling magic show at 11:30am, filled with stories, magic, Japanese theatre, music, and fun. Yasu will return at 1pm for a LIVE virtual origami workshop where he’ll teach viewers how to make traditional origami designs.
Thursday, April 29 at 11:30 a.m. - Fairy Godfather & the Wand of Dreams
Join The Story Ship for this fantastical virtual kid’s program, best suited for grades Pre-K - 3rd. Can you help Fairy Godfather solve the crime of 1,000 years? The land of “Happily Ever After” is in big trouble. The Wand of Dreams has been stolen and everything is falling apart! Fairy Godfather and the audience must round up the usual suspects to solve the mystery. Each suspect offers interesting facts as the mystery unfolds. You’ll meet a Magic Mirror with a messy cold, a Dirty Rat with some pretty shady friends, a Troll that has traffic backed up for hours, a narcoleptic Sheriff that can’t stay awake long enough to figure anything out, Five Little Piggies with some really big problems, and a Dragon that loves bacon! The show combines hilarious puppets, beautiful animation, spellbinding magic, wonderful music, and tremendous audience interaction. Participants will focus on learning to tell time and solve addition and subtraction math problems.
Friday, April 30 at 11:30 a.m. - Box of Rhymes
Magic, poetry, and theatre come together in this virtual one-man show that explores the World of Words and how we learn language and challenge each other with it. Award-winning teacher and classically trained actor George Younts is certain to entertain, mystify, and enlighten all ages.