Saturday, January 29, 2011

Cotton On Foundation Fundraiser for Flood Relief_23rd January

Mark, Fee, Jacqui, Joanna, Bernadette, Rob, Immanuel, Bruce

Joanna and Jacqui

Our cutest Wildmovers having a rest on the green at The Sands





















































This ended up being a fun day. Plenty of food, partying, free sunvisor, polo shirt and $50 voucher.
Our job was to drum in the golfers as they walked from the 16th to the 17th hole. We made our one minute of fame on Channel 10

Nite Jar Market_20 January

Great crowd, beautiful weather

Pete, Sabiena, Fee, Immanuel




Monday, January 10, 2011

January News 2011




January 2011

Wild Moves at Point Danger 26 December 2010 – 7 January 2011. 7.30pm onwards.
Drum and Dance Circle on the beach near Drainos, follow the concrete path down to the beach. End of the Esplanade behind the last round about. . BYO drum or book before 7pm on the nite for a hire drum $5.
Donation to Trokosi Project for homeless women in Ghana.

Guest teachers were Seydou Sow from One Africa and Jacqui Lewis; and Julias Sackey from Asanti Dance Theatre. See all the great photos and video at:http://wildmovesevents.blogspot.com/2011/01/wild-moves-at-point-dangersummer-2010.html

Universal Grooves Saturday 8 January
7.30 - 9.30pm Bellbrae Hall, 90 School Rd. Bellbrae
Vikingo de Jerez AKA Rowland Shultz Spanish Flamenco dance and music with local support act The Sirens  and The Sailors
Not to be missed. An interactive performance with drumming, beatbox, Oud and Flamenco dance
What a fantastic night of guitar, dance, drumming and song. Many thanks to Jill, Julie, Mark, Fee, Bernadette, Sabiena, Allen for helping out. We were also very lucky to have the Torquay Health Food Shop help with tickets. Check all the photos and video at: http://wildmovesevents.blogspot.com/2010/12/universal-grooves-on-surf-coastvikingo.html
http://www.myspace.com/vikingodejerez

Wild Moves workshops Every Tuesday from 11 January
$15/17 or grab a Wild Moves card 5 casual classes @ $70 or 10 classes at $120
Dance: 6.00 - 7.30pm
Drummers welcome to come earlier and practice the drumming patterns for the dancers
Drumming: 7.30 - 9.00pm
Dancers welcome to stay back later and practice shakers, bells and singing.
 
Cowrie market Sunday 16 January (Free) 
2.00 – 3.00pm. Arrive at 1.30pm. End of Gilbert St, The Esplanade. Wear your Wild Moves Tshirt. Wild Moves interactive song, drum and dance performance.

Night Jar Market every Thursday nite, Spring Creek Common, Torquay. Just before the bridge on the Great Ocean Rd.  
http://www.nightjarmarket.com.au/
Wild Moves will be performing on 6.15 - 7.00pm  20 Jan during the Full Moon. Unfortunately, it will not be rising at that time so we will run our African show, include some audience participation in dance only. So dancers and drummers please wear your Blue Wild Moves Tshirt, I will bring the blue kangas. If you want to perform in the African repertoire please come to classes on Tuesday nites. You must bring your own chair if you want to sit and drum, otherwise strap your drum to yourself and stand. Should be a hoot of a nite
When the Market has finished, we will run a Full Moon ritual in a safe place while the store holders are dismantaling, to welcome in the new energy. Fire twirlers you could meet up with us then.


February
Rhythm of Africa
Werribee Zoo 3.30 - 4.30pm (free for performers)
Saturday, 5th with Public Opinion Orchestra
Sunday, 13th with Wala
Friends of Wild Moves will be able to have a 20% discount on their entry.
All performers must be in attending classes for rehearsal.
Please arrive by 3.00pm for set up, byo chair, picnic
Wear a Wild Moves Tshirt.
I need your name one week before the gig
http://www.zoo.org.au/WerribeeOpenRangeZoo

Wild Moves workshops Every Tuesday
$15/17 or grab a Wild Moves card 5 casual classes @ $70 or 10 classes at $120
Dance: 6.00 - 7.30pm
Drummers welcome to come earlier and practice the drumming patterns for the dancers
Drumming: 7.30 - 9.00pm
Dancers welcome to stay back later and practice shakers, bells and singing.

Full Moon Gathering Friday 18 February (Free)
7.30pm onwards. See details below

Cowrie Market Sunday 20 February (Free) 
2.00 – 3.00pm End of Gilbert St, The Esplanade. Please arrive before 1.30pm
Wild Moves interactive song, drum and dance performance. Wear your Wild Moves Tshirt

Pako Fest Saturday 26 February (Free)
Street Parade. Assemble at 11.00am in Waratah St, Geelong West.
This year the theme is The Beat of Pako. So we are making Beatrice as our Goddess of Abundance and all things of rhythm and celebration. Please be at the truck early so we can create her with freshness. Wear all things white and brown, make your headress, pendant or anything to do with beat and rice.
Performance: 3.15 Pre-set: 2.30pm
Gig at the Channel 7 Stage, in front of Town Hall. This will be our African repertoire.
Give your name to Jacqui if you would like to perform.
http://www.pakofesta.com.au/

 

March
Aries Open Mic Festival
18, 19, 20 March
Email jacqui@wildmoves.com   or text Jacqui if you want to participate. 

Drum workshop:
Gig time:
Details to follow
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5SL_0xPWvPo
http://www.aireysinlet.com.au/music/


Cowrie Market Sunday 20 March (Free) 
2.00 – 3.00pm End of Gilbert St, The Esplanade. Wear your Wild Moves Tshirt. Wild Moves interactive song, drum and dance performance.

Full Moon Gathering Sunday 20 March (Free)
7.30pm onwards. See details below
 
April
Apollo Bay Music Festival 
8, 9, 10  April.
(Free camping for Buskers)
Email jacqui@wildmoves.com   if you want to participate. Must have your name for free camping.
Details to follow......
http://apollobaymusicfestival.com/index1.php   


Cowrie Market Sunday 17 April
2.00 – 3.00pm End of Gilbert St, The Esplanade. Wear your Wild Moves Tshirt
Wild Moves interactive song, drum and dance performance.  

Full Moon Gathering Monday 18 April (Free)
7.30pm onwards. See details below

May
Bellbrae Mayfair – first Sunday May. Details to follow.....


Universal Grooves Saturday, 7 May. 7.30 - 9.30pm Bellbrae Hall. 90 School Rd.
Universal Grooves is an interactive performance where the audience gets to sing, drum and dance with World music performers or just sit and relax and soak up the atmosphere of great vibe, grooves and stories. So bring your flutes, drums, guitar and creative dance being, cushion, chair. Drums for hire.
Local artist: Demir Aliu.
International guest artists, ONE AFRICA with Lamine Sonko and King Marong
...Get set for a beautiful nite of African harp, kora and traditional drumming & dancing from the Sengambian Griots of this region of West Africa.
Please check out the at the following website:
http://www.oneafrica.com.au/ONE_AFRICA/ONE_AFRICA.html

Supported by Arts Victoria, Surf Coast Arts and Wild Moves

Tickets: Adults $20, concession $15, Family ticket $40, kids $5
$15 Pre-purchased tix at Torquay Health Food Shop, 24 Gilbert St.
Surf Coast Arts members: $15

Wild Moves will also be running workshops with Lamine and King on the Saturday at Bellbrae Hall, so you can join in the performance in the evening or just do the workshop for fun.

1.30 - 2.30pm Song & Dance
3.00 - 4.00pm Drum & Song
4.30 - 5.30pm Guitar & Song

$20/15 per workshop: concession, Surf Coast Arts/Wild Moves
3 workshops $45
Kids: $10
Drum hire: $5

Full Moon Gathering Tuesday 17 May (Free)
7.30pm onwards. See details below

June  
Awakening Wild Moves in Africa
Cultural drum and dance experience to ancient festivals of the land of Gold, Ghana and visit the Living Memory of Ethiopia

July 

African Diaspora song, drum and dance Camp, Eumerella, Anglesea
Special African guest artists from Guinea
August
September

WearArtrageous
Anglesea Music Festival
Cowrie Market
October
Aireys Fair
Cowrie Market
Universal Grooves - Thula Sana from South Africa
November
Return of the Sacred Kingfisher Festival
Cowrie Market
December  
High Tide festival
Cowrie Market
Summer Solstice 
Yours in Rhythm and Movement....Jacqui xxx
 
Wild Moves International
Rooted to the Earth and connected to the Universe…

Director: Jacqui Esi Tweba Dreessens
Mobile: +61 4 09025062
Email: jacqui@wildmoves.com
Web site: www.wildmoves.com
http://www.wildmovesevents.blogspot.com/

Saturday, January 8, 2011

Wild Moves at Point Danger_Summer 2010-2011

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Guest teacher: Julias Sackey from Asanti dance theatre
Guest teacher: Seydou Sow from One Africa
An overcast day at Cosy Corner didn't stop Wildmovers from dancing


Great to have our local singers from Singing for Fun enjoying the dance


"Drainos" is at the Torquay surf beach. Usually blows a gale but that night the air was so still

Drumming in the long shadows while watching the magnificent sunset
Wildmovers concerntrating on Sackey's  creative 6/8 rhtyhm

Wild Moves drum circle that turned into a performance for the tourists

Pree and Mark enjoying the music and the environment



Immanuel cruising in the flow of rhythm
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