Arts and crafts fest honors Michelle Obama’s ‘Let’s Move!’

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The DuSable Museum of African American History continues its celebration of its 50th anniversary by requesting participation in the special Flash Mob First Lady Michelle Obama’s “Let’s Move! Museums and Gardens campaign.

The DuSable Museum of African American History continues its celebration of its 50th anniversary by requesting participation in the special Flash Mob First Lady Michelle Obama’s “Let’s Move! Museums and Gardens campaign.

The festival will be held Saturday at the museum, 740 E. 56th Place.

The “movers and shakers” event will be led by Najwa Dance Corps and hopes to encourage children, youth and adults to live healthy in an effort to solve the problem of obesity.

“Everyday, in museums, public gardens, zoos and so many other places, we expose our children to new ideas and inspire them to stretch their imaginations.

“This national initiative, coordinated by millions of museums and garden visitors with teach healthy food choices and physical activity through interactive exhibits and programs,” Mrs. Obama said.

BROTHER NASH E. SHAFFER JR. will be honored in a birthday appreciation musical Friday at 7 p.m. at the Christian Tabernacle Church, 4712 S. Prairie. Elder DeAndre Patterson will serve as guest emcee, with performances by the Christian Tabernacle Concert Choir, Destiny Worship Center Choir, Chicago Mass Choir, Sister Vernon Oliver and others.

REMY BUMPPO THEATRE COMPANY will introduce its new artistic director Timothy Douglas during a continental breakfast at the theater, 2257 N. Lincoln Ave., July 11 at 9:30 a.m. He will speak about his return to Chicago after 20 years and the future of Remy Bumppo Theatre Company.

HARRIS THEATER FOR MUSIC AND DANCE, 205 E. Randolph Drive, features violinist Dr. L. Subramaniam, Friday at 8 p.m. He has collaborated with such artists as Yehudi Menuhin, Jean-Pierre Rampal, Herbie Hancock, Jean-Luc Ponty, Corky Siegel and Ravi Coltrane.

STEPPENWOLF ANNOUNCES JEFF GARLIN in No Sugar Tonight providing Stand-Up Company July 13-24, Wednesday through Sunday, at Steppenwolf Upstairs Theatre, 1650 N. Halsted St. Ticket prices $25 ($15 students tickets).

Copyright 2011 Chicago Defender

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