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July 19th


12801 Buckeye Rd. Cleveland, OH 44120 http://passportproject.org 19 July 2008

In this Issue:

  • Shaker Square Concert Series TODAY!
  • Michael Bettine returns with Gongtopia! July 20 & 21
  • Join us in our Community Garden every Saturday from Noon - 4pm
  • Find us at Ingenuity Fest next week: Dance, Music & Murals!

Global Dance & Music Collective
Shaker Square Concert Series, SATURDAY JULY 19 from 6-9PM
Grab a lawn chair and join Passport Project as we perform music and dance from around the world at the Shaker Square Concert Series, SATURDAY JULY 19 from 6-9PM. We'll teach you a few dances, too! We share music and dance from India, W. Africa, The Philippines, France, Jamaica, Brazil,and beyond. Special guests, Gongtopia (original compositions on over 50 gongs); and Carlos Rodriguez from Sevilla, Spain shares Flamenco guitar!
 Yoga Instructor
Gongtopia! Michael Bettine:
One man — 100 Gongs: Musician Michael Bettine returns! Sign up for all events for only $70!
Sunday, July 20
NOON - 1:00pm: Gong Bath: The vibrations of these ancient instruments flow through you, calming, balancing and massaging. Bring a mat or blanket. Sliding Scale: $12-$17

4:00pm - 6:00pm: Chakra Yoga and Gong Bath with Deanna Black - Deanna shares asanas that stimulate Chakras 1-3, while Michael accompanies with tones that correspond to each Chakra. All levels. $30-$50 Sliding Scale Fee (Sign up for Sunday and Monday’s Chakra GongYoga Workshop, for $55!)

Monday, July 21
2:00 - 3:00pm: Family Gong Event! Enjoy compositions and hands-on experiences with Michael Bettine & his Gongs! FREE/Donations.

4:00 - 5:00pm: Gong Bath: The vibrations of these ancient instruments flow through you, calming, balancing and massaging. Bring a mat or blanket. Sliding Scale: $12-$17

6:00 - 8:00pm: Chakra Yoga and Gong Bath, Part 2 (can be taken independent of Sunday’s Workshop). Focusing on Postures and the Tones of Chakras 4-7: $30-$50 Sliding Scale Fee (Sign up for Sunday and Monday’s Chakra GongYoga Workshop, for $55!)

Middle Eastern Dance Wednesdays!!
This ancient form is explored as succinct control of the body is developed. Choreographies, how to improv with a partner, use of zills (finger cymbals), and props such as veils and swords are taught. Geared toward beginners and intermediate dancers, you will sharpen your isolations and learn original choreography!
Session: Wednesdays: Session begins soon--Call us!
Time: 6:30 - 7:30PM: Beginning / 7:30-8:30PM: Intermediate
Voice & Performance Class
Experience working with professional voice coach/teacher Robert W. Becker and professional R.& B.,Gospel,Jazz, Pop pianist L. R. Smith in a friendly, safe atmosphere of creative exploration. Experience what it is like to work with a pianist and coach helping you to discover you true ability. Registration required. Opportunity for public performance and recording!
Classes meet Tuesdays from 5:30 - 7:30PM: You may choose your sessions.
» 5 week (no recording): June 24 - July 22 › $170.00
» 7 week (with recording): June 24- August 5 › $220.00
» 10 week (with recording): June 24-August 26 › $300.00
Capoeira Angola
Capoeira is the tradition of a culture with its roots in Angola, Africa. Capoeira utilizes dance, music and song to embody the spirit of self-expression, discipline, creativity, & grace and takes one on a journey to self-discovery. First Class is Free!
Session: Saturdays - Ongoing
Time: 1:00 - 3:00PM
Community Garden
Community Garden Led by Green Thumb, Colleen Clark, with a little help from Chloe and Ben
» Is the rising cost of food changing the way you live?
» Do you want to reconnect to community and the earth?
» Want to make a positive difference in your community?
Passport Project is thrilled to announce the breaking of the ground in
the Buckeye Community Garden & ArtSpace!
~Move a little, drum a little, make some art for the public...and
grow some food!
We are growing produce, flowers--and a public art space!
Please join us! Call us @ 216.721.1055 for more information
save the date July 25
Ingenuity Festival

The Passport Project Global Dance & Music Collective performs in the opening event at Ingenuity festival, Downtown Cleveland. 4:00 - 5:30PM, 7/25.

Passport Project's Paint My World--Street Murals at Ingenuity Festival! Join us by the Hanna Stage on Friday, 7/25 from 5:30 to 9:30PM and Saturday, 7/26 from 1:00 to 9:00PM to watch local artists create murals, and to participate in creating community murals!

June 28, 2008
2:00 - 4:00 p.m. :: Shaker Heights Main Library

Celebrate the end of a successful summer of reading and teamwork when Passport Project Global Dance & Music Collective visits the library for a dynamic presentation of capoeira, drumming, music and dance from around the world, including West Africa, India and the Philippines, followed by workshops in drumming and dance. Participants are welcome to bring their own drums. 16500 Van Aken Boulevard Shaker Heights, Ohio 44120

save the date
  July 19: Shaker Square Concert Series. 6 - 9PM
  August 2: Shaker Heights Public Library. 2PM - 4PM.
  August 7: Cleveland Public Library, Brooklyn Branch. 2PM - 3:00PM.
Enjoy songs of Michael Bettine: Gongtopia below. This music represents some of the sounds and music you will hear.
artist title track
Michael Bettine Momentum
Michael Bettine Labyrinth
Michael Bettine Broken Sky
Sponsor Zone
Passport Project's mission is to provide exciting educational experiences that build community through the arts, encourage respect for diversity and rejection of racism and negative bias, and inspire a passion for learning and the global community.
Passport Project does multicultural programs and residencies at schools, at its Global Community Arts Center, and for the community to further this mission. Passport Project does diversity training in the corporate setting.
Passport Project is a 501 (c) 3, non-profit organization that has been planting seeds of peace and acceptance since 1998.