Citi Center Presents Free Family Events During School Vacation Week

Citi Center Presents Free Family Events During School Vacation Week

Interactive Arts Festival to take place February 23 at the Dudley Branch of the Boston Public Library

BOSTON (February 4, 2013) – Citi Performing Arts Center invites students and families to participate in a free arts festival including workshops and performances from local artists on Saturday, February 23 from 10 AM – 2 PM at the Dudley Branch of the Boston Public Library. This community-based festival will include roving entertainment, workshops on poetry, hip hop, theater, library scavenger hunts, performances and creative fun for the whole family. This program is sponsored in part by the Fellowes Athenaeum Fund.

Artists include Citi Center’s Community Artist Fellow Toni Bee, the founder of Up You Mighty Race Company, Akiba Abaka, Jean Appolon of Jean Appolon Expressions, Valerie Stephens who is an award winning actress and musician, and more.

All workshops are free and appropriate for all ages. To RSVP, please call Citi Performing Arts Center’s Education Department at 617-532-1256 or email For more on Citi Performing Arts Center’s year-round community outreach and education programs, visit

ABOUT CITI PERFORMING ARTS CENTER Citi Performing Arts Center, which includes both the Wang Theatre, Shubert Theatre and Emerson Colonial Theatre, is one of the nation's foremost not-for-profit performing arts institutions. As New England's largest cultural venue, it honors all aspects of the performing arts offering theatre, opera, classical and popular music, international ballet, contemporary dance, one-night engagements, and Broadway musicals. As a 501(c) (3) nonprofit organization located in Boston's historical Theater District, Citi Performing Arts Center offers a diverse mix of educational workshops, lectures, and community activities through its education department; collaborates with artists and local performing arts organizations, and acts as a champion for the arts in the Greater Boston community by aggressively helping to make the arts an integral part of the community's collective, daily experience. For further information, please go to

PRESS RELEASE Release Date: February 7, 2013
Contacts: Julie Banks | Citi Performing Arts Center (617) 532-1247 |