News Flash

City of Malden News

Posted on: June 2, 2021

Dance Films and Art Fair on City Hall Plaza June 5 & 12

Dance Mile Flyer

Malden City Hall Plaza, 215 Pleasant Street will be transformed into an outdoor movie theatre on Saturday evenings, June 5th and 12th, when Monkeyhouse presents the Malden Dance Mile, a series of free dance films on a large screen. (Rain dates are June 6 and June 13.) The dance films created during NACHMO (National Choreography Month) Boston feature the work of 27 local choreographers over the two evenings. Persons attending the free event should bring a chair or blanket to sit on to watch the performance. An art fair will be held on the plaza starting at 5PM.   The films will start at 8 PM both evenings.

NACHMO Boston is a program where choreographers create brand new dance pieces during January every year and perform them at the end of the month. Since there were no live performances this past year, the choreographers created dance films instead. This is the live presentation of those films by choreographers with a range of styles, ages, and ethnic backgrounds. Choreographers include Lacey Sasso, Brett Michael Bell, Sarah Craver, Amy Foley & OnStage Dance Company , Lila Ruth Klaus, Jessica Roseman, Jennifer Binversie, Zara Williams-Nicholas, Meena Chen, Marissa Chura, Brenna Banister, Alexandria Nunweiler & Alive Dance Collective, Ruth Benson Levin, Lynn Modell, Natalie Schiera, Elizabeth Powers, Nicole Harris, Anne Goldberg-Baldwin, Cassandre Charles, karen Krolak, Christopher Croucher, Collective Moments, Janice Zhai, Sarah Feinberg, Rachel Roccoberton, Madison Florence, and Azeb Freitas

This program is supported in part by a grant from the Malden Cultural Council, a local agency which is supported by the Mass. Cultural Council, a state agency and the Mass. Cultural Council’s Project and Festivals grants.

The June 5th performance will be the prelude to a series of Summer Festivals in Malden Center throughout the months of June, July and August. More information is available here about the about the dance films  and about the Summer Festivals

Free parking for the dance films and the Summer Festivals is available at the CBD Garage, 170 Centre St. and the Jackson Street Garage, 7 Jackson St. 

Who is Monkeyhouse? Monkeyhouse, a Malden based award winning nonprofit that connects communities through choreography, has collaborated with towns throughout New England to encourage residents of all ages to move with meaning. Founded in 2000 by Karen Krolak and Nicole Harris, it began with a promise to build a laboratory where choreographers could create, experiment and present new work. They have mentored, nurtured and supported local, national, and international choreographers ranging from students first experimenting to established favorites. They have hosted hundreds of conversations about different creative processes and helped foster long-term relationships with presenters, audience members and other choreographers. They look for events that bring communities together in ways that foster greater understanding between participants and lasting relationships. Please visit: www.monkeyhouselovesme.com/

Facebook Twitter Email

Other News in City of Malden News

plow

Seeking Winter Contractors 2021

Posted on: September 20, 2021
Malden Fire Department Safety Day Flyer

Malden’s 3rd Annual Public Safety Day

Posted on: September 15, 2021
SmileLand Ribbon Cutting

Smileland Grand Opening

Posted on: September 14, 2021
cleargov_logo

Mayor Launches City Transparency Center

Posted on: September 9, 2021
Donations for Haiti

The City of Malden Supports Haiti

Posted on: September 2, 2021
backpack drive

Malden Backpack Drive Huge Success

Posted on: September 2, 2021

Labor Day 2021-City Services open/closed

Posted on: September 1, 2021
Eagle Scouts

Mayor Christenson Welcomes Eagle Scouts

Posted on: August 31, 2021
News Photo

UMA Live COVID-19 Update

Posted on: August 19, 2021
MRA

MRA Becomes City Department

Posted on: August 9, 2021
Chamber Celebration

Chamber Celebrates 130 Years!

Posted on: August 3, 2021
Ward 5 Community Fridge Ribbon Cutting

Community Fridge Opens in Ward 5

Posted on: July 15, 2021
trashtag photo

Trash Tags Now Available!

Posted on: June 24, 2021
American Flag

Malden to Celebrate Flag Day 2021

Posted on: June 8, 2021
News Photo

Community Input Needed!

Posted on: June 3, 2021
Eritrean Independence Day

Eritrean Independence Day

Posted on: May 24, 2021
Taiwanese American Heritage Week Proclamation

Taiwanese American Heritage Week

Posted on: May 12, 2021
News Photo

Mayor Creates Opioid Task Force

Posted on: April 20, 2021
New Trash and recycling carts

PAYT Rollout Webinar

Posted on: March 30, 2021
Dorothy Esteves and Mayor Christenson

Longtime City Employee Retires

Posted on: March 25, 2021
News Photo

Vaccine Eligibility Timeline

Posted on: March 22, 2021
Dr. Suess

Celebrating Dr. Suess

Posted on: March 3, 2021
News Photo

COVID-19 Vaccine Update

Posted on: February 18, 2021
DPW Employees delivered cookies

DPW Workers Recognized for Service

Posted on: February 11, 2021
UMA

MATV to Become UMA

Posted on: January 11, 2021

Christmas 2020 - City Services Open/Closed

Posted on: December 22, 2020
Mr. & Mrs. Claus at Pine Banks Park

Santa Claus Visits Malden - 2020 Style!

Posted on: December 8, 2020
Lead Pipes

Lead Line Replacement Program 2020

Posted on: December 1, 2020
Drive 25 Lawn sign

25 MPH Default Speed Limit in Malden

Posted on: November 24, 2020
Mayor Gary Christenson and Francis Spignese

Malden Resident Celebrates 80 Years

Posted on: November 18, 2020
Mask Man at Oak Grove

Mask Man to Distribute Masks in Ward 1

Posted on: November 18, 2020
News Photo

Update on COVID-19

Posted on: November 13, 2020
Mask Man Distributes Masks through the city

Mask Up Malden Distributions Continue

Posted on: November 12, 2020
Pictured (from left) Denise Brogna, John Angelo, Owner Dominique Peña, Mayor Gary Christenson, Angel

Grand Opening of My Pals Barbershop

Posted on: November 12, 2020
Animal Control Officer Kevin Alkins works to free trapped owl

Owl Rescued on Knollin Street

Posted on: November 9, 2020
Great Eastern Vintage Ribbon Cutting

Great Eastern Vintage Ribbon Cutting

Posted on: November 4, 2020

Mask Up Malden – Halloween Edition!

Posted on: October 28, 2020
Mask Up Malden

Mask Up Malden!

Posted on: October 15, 2020
Soul City Yoga Ribbon Cutting

Grand Opening of Soul City Yoga

Posted on: October 5, 2020
Bio Ge Pool Hall Ribbon Cutting

Grand Opening of Biao Ge Pool Hall

Posted on: September 29, 2020
Malden Census image

Malden Census Completion Countdown!

Posted on: September 29, 2020

Labor Day 2020-City Services open/closed

Posted on: September 3, 2020

Christmas 2019 - City Services Open/Closed

Posted on: December 18, 2019