Citi Performing Arts Center Brings Interactive Arts to Dudley Square

Citi Performing Arts Center Brings Interactive Arts to Dudley Square

Interactive Arts Festival returns November 2 to Dudley Branch of the Boston Public Library

BOSTON (October 11, 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, November 2, from 10 AM – 2 PM at the Dudley Branch of the Boston Public Library. This community-based festival, sponsored in part by the Fellowes Athenaeum Fund, will include roving entertainment, library scavenger hunts, face painting, performances by the Citi Performing Arts Teen Council and artist-led workshops in poetry, dance, theater enjoyable for all ages.

Featured artists at the November 2 event will include Citi Center’s 2012-13 Community Artist Fellow Toni Bee, who will conduct poetry workshops, and award winning actress and musician Valerie Stephens, who will conduct a storytelling workshop, plus many more. “We hope this family festival crosses generations in highlighting various aspects of performance arts and bridges cultures and communities through shared creative experiences” said Citi Center Education Director, Corey Evans.

All workshops are free and appropriate for all ages. To RSVP for this year’s festival, 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

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About Citi Performing Arts Center:
Citi Performing Arts Center [formerly The Wang Center for the Performing Arts] is a nonprofit innovator and steward of iconic venues, providing arts, entertainment, cultural, and educational experiences to the greater community. Citi Performing Arts Center is one of the nation’s foremost nonprofit performing arts institutions. As guardian of historic venues—the Wang, Shubert, and Emerson Colonial theatres—Citi Performing Arts Center honors all aspects of the arts. Through numerous community outreach educational efforts, collaborations, and partnerships, Citi Performing Arts Center strives to educate and inspire greater appreciation for creativity as an essential component to the fabric of our society. 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 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. For further information, please go to

PRESS RELEASE Release Date: October 14, 2013
Contacts: Julie Banks | Citi Performing Arts Center (617) 532-1247 |