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Next Week at the Canadian Museum of Civilization – June 8 to 15, 2008



Next Week at the Canadian Museum of Civilization – June 8 to 15, 2008

Gatineau, Quebec, June 4, 2008 – Activities are free with Museum admission unless otherwise indicated.

Compagnie Nyata Nyata
Sunday, June 8, 2008
8:30 p.m.
Theatre

Congolese-Canadian Zab Maboungou performs her new work, Décompte, a charismatic, mesmerizing dance accompanied by Ngoma drum and cello. Following the performance, participate in a conversation with the artist. Adults: $35; Students: $20. Tickets are available at the Museum Box Office or by calling 819 776-8600 or at http://www.canadadance.ca.
In partnership with the Canada Dance Festival.

On the Edge
by Elizabeth Pickard and Jennifer Boyes-Manseau
Thursday, June 12 and Saturday, June 14, 2008
4:30 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. (Thursday)
1:30 p.m. and 3:30 p.m. (Saturday)
Special Exhibitions Gallery D

Dramamuse, the CMC’s theatre company, brings to life the struggles and hopes of three women – one English, one French and one Spanish – who came to live in North America 400 years ago.
In partnership with the Gallery Theatre Program of the Missouri Historical Museum
In conjunction with Jamestown, Québec, Santa Fe: Three North American Beginnings.

Cypher 360
Saturday, June 14, 2008
Noon
Museum Plaza

The “cypher” – an improvized Hip Hop dance circle – is an authentic street format of breakdancing. Don’t miss a live DJ, combined with the slick moves and gravity-defying antics of the hottest local and visiting breakers. For tickets and information visit http://www.canadadance.ca.
In partnership with the Canada Dance Festival.

World Premier – Hip Hop 360: Enter the Cypher
Saturday, June 14, 2008
2 p.m. and 8:30 p.m.
Theatre

Prepare to be hypnotized by four of the country’s hottest breakdance crews, who will astound you with their strength, speed and style. Adults: $30; Students: $20. Tickets are available at the Museum Box Office or by calling 819 776-8600 or at http://www.canadadance.ca.
In partnership with the Canada Dance Festival.

Opa! Greek Culinary Demonstration
Saturday, June 14 and Sunday, June 15, 2008
2 p.m.
Cascades Salon

Greek Chef Michael Tatsis of the Aroma Meze and Wine restaurant will demonstrate traditional Greek cooking. In conjunction with The Greeks.

More information is available by calling 819 776-7000 or 1 800 555-5621.

Media Information:

Chief, Media Relations
Canadian Museum of Civilization
Tel.: 819 776-7167

Media Relations Officer
Canadian Museum of Civilization
Tel.: 819 776-7169

Fax: 819 776-7187


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