MJC Dance Presents Jam ‘n Jive

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Modesto Ju­nior Col­lege De­part­ment of Dance presents “Jam ‘n Jive at the 2017 Grammy’s” on Sept. 20, 21, 22, and 23 at 7 p.m. in the Main Au­di­to­rium of the Per­form­ing and Me­dia Arts Cen­ter on East Cam­pus, 435 Col­lege Ave., Modesto.

The evening will fea­ture a va­ri­ety of jazz dance chore­og­ra­phy set to mu­sic from artists such as Bey­oncé, Justin Bieber, Sia, Demi Lo­vato, Justin Tim­ber­lake, Lukas Gra­ham and many more of the award win­ners and nom­i­nees from the 2017 Grammy Awards show.

In ad­di­tion to MJC’s Off-Bal­ance Dancers, the high schools in­volved in this year’s Jam ‘n Jive con­cert are Beyer, Cen­tral Catholic, Cen­tral Val­ley, Ceres, Davis, Downey, Gre­gori and Modesto. Also per­form­ing are the pri­vate dance stu­dios of 5678 Dance, Back­stage Dance Academy, Im­bue, Modesto Academy of Dance and West­side Dance Min­istries.

“This is a great fam­ily night out sup­port­ing your lo­cal dance com­mu­nity,” said Kim T. Davis, MJC pro­fes­sor of dance.

Ad­mis­sion is $11 gen­eral pub­lic and $9 for stu­dents and se­nior cit­i­zens. Tick­ets are avail­able on­line at http://mjc.tix.com and at the Au­di­to­rium Box Of­fice, or by call­ing 575-6776 dur­ing Box Of­fice hours: Tues­days through Fri­days, noon to 5 p.m.

Tick­ets are also avail­able at the door be­gin­ning 90 min­utes prior to each per­for­mance.

PHOTO BY DAVID TODD

Shown, the MJC Off-Bal­ance Dancers on the red car­pet for “Jam ‘n Jive at the 2017 Grammy’s.”

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