Cultural Arts Showcases: April 18 and April 20

3/3/2023 1:34 pm



Our 3rd and final Cultural Arts Assemblies will be in April.


Tuesday, April 18

Baba Got BARS: The Writing Process- 3rd, 4th & 5th grade students are taken on a fun, multi-media trip through the world of creative writing where they discuss the writing process (pre-writing, drafting, revising, editing, and publishing). Students will rap along to original, professionally released music created by Baba Bomani, as well as songs highlighting his tips on how to be a better creative writer. There will be dancing, and fun had by all! se this link to view a video excerpt from this program:


Thursday, April 20

Grey Seal Puppets: K-2 students will be enlightened by Grey Seal Puppets with their trademark whimsical approach to storytelling and exquisite puppet design, Grey Seal Puppets offers a variety of puppet performances sure to tickle your fancy. Their repertoire includes a variety of productions from familiar fairy tales (The Emperor’s New Clothes) to original stories (Bathtub Pirates). The company’s thirty-year history includes such honors as three Citations of Excellence from UNIMA-USA (International puppetry organization), the President’s Award from the Puppeteers of America, and the Award for Leadership in Theatre from the NC Theatre Conference

Learn more about the MPE Cultural Arts Performances here.