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ARTSJOBS Digest for Thursday, February 15, 2007.

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Subject: Volunteer stewards wanted for spectacular fire and music installation event in Oxford

From: "Simon Chatterton" <simon_at_simonchatterton_dot_co_dot_uk>

Date: Wed, 14 Feb 2007 21:16:31 -0000

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Volunteer stewards wanted for spectacular fire and music installation event in Oxford 


A chance to take part in Luminox, a spectacular night-time fire installation in 

Oxford's historic Broad Street from 15-17 March featuring Carabosse, an acclaimed 

company of French artists and a specially curated programme of live music. 


Volunteers will help support a professional stewarding and event team to ensure 

public welfare and provide event information. You'll also get to wear a natty 

green jacket and use a radio if that sort of thing appeals to you!


If you have some previous event stewarding experience and would like to be 

involved please email mailto:simon_at_simonchatterton_dot_co_dot_uk

We can cover reasonable local travel costs and evening meal/drinks. 

See http://www.ciecarabosse.fr to get a picture of the installations.

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ARTSNEWS Digest for Thursday, February 15, 2007.

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Subject: DANCEAFREAKA: The UK's First African Dance Workout DVD
From: kwaku_at_ancestralhands_dot_com
Date: Wed, 14 Feb 2007 10:25:48 -0000 (GMT)
X-Message-Number: 35

DANCEAFREAKA: The UK's First African Dance Workout DVD available at
http://www.danceafreaka.com

DANCEAFREAKA, the latest fitness craze, is a fun new concept mixing
traditional African dance with aerobic exercise, to create a fun, unique
and exhilarating way of getting in shape.

Danceafreaka classes are already proving a huge hit in Fitness First gyms
across London. John Ballaman of Fitness First has received lots of
positive feedback about the classes and states 'African dance is excellent
for fitness as it involves working your whole body' the classes are very
popular.'

The new groundbreaking DVD will allow people to experience African dance
fitness in their own homes. Respected choreographer Kofi Dennis Adorsoo,
takes you through the 'Kloga' routine backed by energetic, live drumming

Danceafreaka will be featuring in this year's Vitality show. at the
Olympia centre in London. giving even more people the chance to experience
class demonstrations or pick up a DVD

The Danceafreaka DVD is available on line at:
http://www.danceafreaka.com or by calling 0208 123 1927
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Subject: Want to use a Creative Approach to Working with Young People At Risk?
From: Artswork General <artswork_at_hotmail_dot_co_dot_uk>
Date: Wed, 14 Feb 2007 11:21:10 +0000
X-Message-Number: 36

Want to use a Creative Approach to Working with Young People At Risk? 

Artsplan, the training and publications department of Artswork and in-house
training provider for ENYAN (English National Youth Arts Network), is offering an
excellent opportunity to develop skills and broaden knowledge for those using the
arts with vulnerable and disadvantaged young people.

The 'Using the Arts with Young People At Risk' training course and resources have
been developed by Artsplan's youth arts specialists, who have a wide range of 
excellent skills, experience and understanding from working within the sector.
Artsplan are offering this one-day training course for organisations currently 
using or looking to use the arts with young people at risk. The course can
accommodate up to 25 participants, so offers excellent value for money. Courses 
can be delivered anywhere in the UK, at a date convenient for you (subject to
availability).

The course covers many essential areas of using the arts with young people at risk
and aims to provide a better understanding of what can be achieved when doing so
by exploring various contexts of work. Participants should develop a comprehensive
understanding of youth arts and culture, whilst identifying the skills needed to
successfully manage an arts project for disadvantaged young people. It also
explores the practicalities involved, from current CRB child protection
legislation and compliance, through to issues involved with interagency work. The
course will be delivered by a professional trainer with specialist experience in
using the arts with young people at risk.

Each of the participants will receive a certificate of attendance and a free copy
of the Artsplan 'Using the Arts with Young People At Risk' guidelines, a useful
resource for anyone working in this area. The guidelines can also be purchased by
those not taking part in the training and are priced at just 7.50 including free
postage and packaging. Full members of ENYAN (English National Youth Arts Network)
also receive a 10% discount on all Artsplan publications and training courses.

For more information on how to make a booking, or to order the 'Using the Arts 
with Young People At Risk' guidelines please contact Jay Barron, Artsplan
Development Manager on mailto:artsplan_at_artswork_dot_org_dot_uk or call 023 8063 0960.



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