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In the Bay State Banner: Get on your feet with VLA Dance classes

VLA Dance, a Black-owned contemporary dance company affiliated with Hibernian Hall and Boston Center for the Arts, has launched a new series of online dance classes every Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday through March 2021. The classes are designed not only with physical fitness and dance technique in mind, but to provide holistic healing and mental rest during the winter months.


On BNN: “Sparks for Arts” Event Goes Virtual

Kelly Ransom, Director of Communications & Events for Madison Park Development Corp., talks about the November 19 “Sparks for Arts” virtual fundraiser to support cultural programming at Hibernian Hall and help Black-owned businesses. Interview for BNN News. Aired November 10, 2020.


On BNN: Black Artists to Share Healing and Love

Ashleigh Gordon, Artistic and Executive Director of Castle of Our Skins, talks about multi-disciplinary virtual performance series by Black artists to provide healing and love–including support for Black businesses. The series is in partnership. with Hibernian Hall and the Madison Park Development Corporation. Interview for BNN News. Aired October 30, 2020.


In the Bay State Banner: Hibernian Hall and VLA DANCE launch free classes

On Monday, July 6, VLA DANCE and Hibernian Hall launched their “Summer Online Movement Series” providing classes for young people ages 10–15 and adults. The series runs through August 12 with a packed class schedule on both Monday and Wednesday each week. The classes are free and hosted on Zoom, but registration is required.