DBR PVDFest 2019

DANIEL BERNARD ROUMAIN
FirstWorks inaugural Artistic Ambassador

After a show-stopping collaboration with local musicians at PVDFest 2017, composer/violinist Daniel Bernard Roumain (aka DBR) returns to launch a year long FirstWorks Artistic Ambassadorship reaching students across the state.
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PVDFest Ideas Keynote Lars Jan

PVDFEST IDEAS KEYNOTE
Artist Lars Jan – (HOLOSCENES)

Director and media artist Lars Jan creates exciting installations that “weave the unraveling stories of water” by simulating floods in boxes while people perform everyday tasks inside them. He strives to create visceral beauty and discomfort with these “HOLOSCENES” disrupting public and private spaces with the collision of the human body in water.
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Leyla McCalla

LEYLA MCCALLA

Deeply influenced by traditional Creole, Cajun and Haitian music, as well as by American jazz and folk, Leyla McCalla is at once earthy and elegant, her sound vibrating with three centuries of history yet strikingly fresh and distinctive.
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Parade Style Workshop

PARADE STYLE WORKSHOP
with Celebrity Costume Designer Machine Dazzle!

Famed costume designer Machine Dazzle will lead a workshop for budding designers in developing a glam look for the PVDFest Parade – Family Friendly! All materials provided.
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Grupo Niche

GRUPO NICHE

Get ready to dance the night away to some hot salsa music! Founded 40 years ago in the “world salsa capital” of Cali, Colombia, Grupo Niche is a legendary Pan-American salsa band with a fanbase that spans the globe.
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