Pacifying the Dragon brings dance troupe and artists to Hamlin Park Dec 3

Wednesday, November 23, 2016

Nightingale Dance Troupe in rehearsal
Photo courtesy City of Shoreline
Inspired by Hakka Chinese traditions from New Territories, Hong Kong, the Shoreline Public Art Program will host a community arts event from noon - 2:00pm on Saturday, December 3 at Hamlin Park, featuring a performance by Nightingale Dance Troupe.
Artist Jacob Foran working on a ceramic jar
which will be buried in Hamlin Park
Photo courtesy City of Shoreline

To ensure good harvests in the future, and to cleanse the land after recent events, the Dragon must be ‘pacified.’

In addition to the dance performance offering an interpretation, a commissioned ceramic jar by Jacob Foran will be buried, along with joss paper burning.

The project will take place in the northwest corner of Hamlin Park, off of NE 166 St and 15th Ave NE in Shoreline 98155.

Financial support was provided through a grant from 4culture. 


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