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Three Schools Present Dance and Arts Showcase: April 30, May 1, May 2

showcase A Dance and Arts Showcase will be held beginning at 7 p.m., April 30, May 1, and May 2, 2015, at Austin-East Magnet High School Performing Arts Auditorium (2800 Martin Luther King Jr. Avenue). The Showcase highlights the unique programs offered by three schools: Austin-East Magnet High School, Vine Middle Magnet School and Beaumont Magnet Academy and offers parents in Knox County a way to get more information about the magnet programs.

The event features live dance performances by the Austin-East Dance Company and West African Drum and Dance Group; Beaumont Dance Works; and Vine Dance Company and West African Drum and Dance Group. Additionally, pre- show performances will take place on April 30 and May 1, 2015, 6-7 p.m., and will feature visual arts and live performances from the three schools. Cost each night is $5; children under four are free. Refreshments will be served.

The dance and arts programs at the three schools are vertically aligned, allowing students to continue their growth in the performing arts programs from elementary to high school. For more information about the Dance and Arts Showcase, contact Trisha Samuels, Magnet Facilitator, Vine Middle Magnet School.