Business briefs, Aug. 16 edition
Ballerina visits Dance Expressions
Westborough – Emily Kikta, professional ballerina with the New York City Ballet, conducted a two-hour master ballet class during the Summer Dance Camp Intensive at Laurene Aldorisio’s Academy of Dance Expressions in Westborough.
Kikta, a member of the Corps de Ballet since 2010, was featured in Dance Magazine as the “one to watch” in the New York City Ballet Company.
Dance Expressions is located at 45 East Main St., Westborough. Visit www.laurenedanceexpressions.com or Facebook for more information. To register for the fall semester, email email@example.com or call 508-836-3608.
Westborough’s Get in Shape for Women participates in 5K
Westborough – To celebrate its fifth anniversary, 17 clients and trainers of Westborough’s Get in Shape for Women participated in the Sharon Timlin Memorial 5K Race to Cure ALS held at Hopkinton High School June 15. One of their clients, Martha Raphael, 70, came in first place in her division.
Rhythm Dance to hold registration open house
Westborough – Rhythm Dance Company is holding an open house to register dancers for its fall sessions Thursday, Aug. 22, from 5 to 8 p.m. Classes are available for ages 2.5 to 18 in jazz, tap, ballet, hip hop, contemporary, pointe, acro, combo classes, boys and modern. WOW Dancewear will be also be at the studio with all dance attire for your convenience. The studio is located at 57 E. Main St. For information contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call 508-366-1003.
Tower Hill to host live caterpillar show
Boylston – Tower Hill Botanic Garden will be hosting “Secrets in Your Backyard – Live Caterpillar Show” on Sunday, Aug. 25, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The show is included with regular garden admission: $12 adults, $9 seniors (65+), $7 youth (6-18), and free for Tower Hill members and children under 6. The garden is located at 11 French Drive, Boylston. For details and directions, call 508-869-6111 or visit www.towerhillbg.org.
Museum to host Russian art exhibit and book signing
Clinton – The Museum of Russian Icons will be hosting an exhibit, Alexander Gassel: Rediscovering the Past, through Saturday, Oct. 5. Based on traditional Russian artistic values, Gassel’s new paintings often engage a surrealistic combination of details from different civilizations. Ancient symbols are joined with contemporary subjects and reflect his evolving experience of life in America.
The museum will also be hosting a lecture and book signing, “Russia, the Land and its Food” with Darra Goldstein, Thursday, Sept. 26, at 6 p.m. Goldstein is Willcox and Harriet Adsit Professor of Russian at Williams College and founding editor of “Gastronomica: The Journal of Food and Culture.” She is the author of four cookbooks and the food editor of Russian Life Magazine. Her book, “A Taste of Russia: A Cookbook of Russian Hospitality,” was recently updated and re-released for its 30th anniversary.
The museum is located at 203 Union St., Clinton. For more information, visit www.museumofrussianicons.org or call 978-598-5000.
Diane Kelly Dance Studio to hold registration open house
West Boylston – The Diane Kelly Dance Studio will be holding a registration open house Saturday, Aug. 24, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., and Tuesday, Aug. 27, through Thursday, Aug. 29, from 3 to 7 p.m. each day. Programs are available for ages preschool through adult. Curriculum includes jazz, tap, ballet, pointe, modern, contemporary, “terrific twos on their own,” parent and tot and hip hop.
The studio is located at 76 Central St, West Boylston. For more information visit, www.dianekelleydance.com or call 508-835-2678.
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