Thursday, August 20, 2009

Things to Do Thursday: 2nd Annual MotorCity Tapfest

Robert L. Reed, Master Tap Dancer
Photo Credit: The Detroit News

Dr. Jeni Legon
American Tap Dance Pioneer
Inductee in the American Tap Dance Foundation Hall of Fame

The 2nd Annual Motor City Tapfest will be held August 20 - 23 2009 at the Old Main Building of Wayne State University, 4841 Cass Avenue in Detroit Michigan.

Activities include Master Tap Classes for all levels and ages, a tap jam to learn improvisational skills, a panel discussion of the business of tap dancing, a concert by tap faculty, and peer performances.

From The Detroit News:

Dr. Jeni LeGon, who danced with Bill "Bojangles" Robinson as one of the first African-American women to sign a contract with a Hollywood studio, will be the honored guest at the All-Star Faculty Concert at 7 p.m. Aug. 23 at WSU's Community Arts Auditorium, at 450 Reuther Mall in Detroit. This event is open to the public.

Find out all of the details here...

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His tribute to Bill "Bojangles" Robinson

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