The Global Village Experience

With Lula Washington Dance Theatre


Saturday, April 27, 2019

2 p.m. // Grow North Farm and Mountain View Boys & Girls Club

Lula Washington Dance Theatre creates movingly eloquent works that touch the soul and speak to today's social concerns, calling for a more humanistic and compassionate world. The Global Village Experience is a community celebration and performance that explores transportation, home and connection.

A culmination of an 18-month project with Anchorage Concert Association, Catholic Social Services Refugee and Immigration Services (RAIS), L.A.-based Lula Washington Dance Theatre, Mountain View Boys & Girls Club, Alaska artists, and Anchorage community members, this event invites the outside in and the inside out with stories, art and dances from around the world and down the street.

Gather together in Mountain View and connect to the beauty, wonder, and joy in our global village. Free.

Join the celebration. Event opens at Grow North Farm, 3543 Mountain View Dr. (where the Mountain View Farmers' Market is), and proceeds to Mountain View Boys & Girls Club. Bus route 20.

A shuttle will be provided for transportation between the Grow North Farm and Boys & Girls Club.

Lula Washington Dance Theatre makes a difference through dance

This event is part of the project HOME | Connecting Communities & Breaking Down Walls. Learn more.

Community Collaboration

The Global Village Experience is presented by Lula Washington Dance Theatre, Anchorage Concert Association, and Catholic Social Services Refugee and Immigration Services (RAIS) in collaboration with Mountain View Boys & Girls Club, Alaska Native Heritage Center, DanceWest, Sankofa Dance Theatre, Underground Dance Company, Bartlett High Chinese Language Students, Tomodachi Daiko, UAA Dance, Momentum Dance Collective, People Mover, The Mayor's Office, Anaya Latin Dance, Bridge Builders of Anchorage, Anchorage Youth Development Coalition, Bike Anchorage, and Anchorage Community Land Trust.

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Getting there and what to expect

Bus, bike, and carpooling encouraged! This free celebration and performance explores transportation, home, and connection in Anchorage. Everything starts at Grow North Farm at 3543 Mountain View Dr., site of the Mt. View Farmers Market across the street from Clark Middle School

  • Bus: People Mover is making bus fairs FREE for those who say they are going to the event. Route 20 stops right at Grow North Farm. Find your route at linkak.org
  • Parking: available at Clark Middle School and Mt. View Public Library lot at 120 & 150 Mt. View Dr.
  • What to expect: performance begins at Grow North Farm at 2 p.m., and continues with a short 2-block walk to the Boys & Girls Club at 315 Price St. People Mover will have a shuttle for those needing assistance between locations.