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What's Great in Dayton: December 16 - 22, 2011


Well, there are many things going on this weekend….

Today at 4 & 8 at Stivers School for the Arts is a modern version of the holiday favorite, The Nutcracker and it is the Urban Nutcracker. A contemporary dance takes place in an urban environment. There is all kind of dancing, including , samba,, hip hop, Chicago stepping, and more. The SMAG Dance Collective take contemporary dance and fuse it with various ethnic and social forms of dance. Tonight and tomorrow at 1000 East Second Street in Dayton, it’s called the Front Street Building and artists are there helping you can find a perfect gift…glass, jewelry, sculpture.

Sunday, right here in Yellow Springs, at 4:00 is the Christmas Cantata at Central Chapel AME Church. Music will include standard Christmas Hymns, some contemporary Christmas gospels and the finale will be The Hallelujah Chorus as arranged by Quincy Jones and Michael Jackson.

The Wintergarden Wonderland Windows is at the Schuster Center and you get to see the Rike's department store window displays …. animated elves, woodland animals, AND on Sunday from 2:00 to 3:00, you will get to see and hear Two Good Guys and Me playing our accordions. We will be doing our ‘accord I on’ interpretation of the holiday

And finally, go to my website GreatDayton.com and you can see much more news!

Gotta go….
Charlie, ‘Accord-I-On’ Campbell

Charlie Campbell wants to spread the news of so many wonderful aspects in the greater Dayton area. He is a cheerleader and a real believer that our area is the place to be. He has been active in this area for almost 40 years and you can hear him weekly at WYSO.