NBA Welcome Day Entertainment
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North Stage (@Sycamore Grill) - DJ Mike Lucisano
Action Karate Newtown
Our classes develop respect, concentration, courtesy, and self-discipline as well as building confidence and self-esteem. Honesty is the golden rule and positivity is a key factor in our school. Action Karate offers Leadership Training for kids, teens and adults. Martial Arts is ideal for children who participate in team sports, by enhancing the physical skills and developing the mental discipline required to excel in their chosen activity. With its structured training techniques and positive feedback, the Martial Arts is recommended for children with special needs.
Avi Wisnia is an award-winning composer, singer, performer and educator, finding inspiration in Brazilian bossa nova, acoustic American folk, 1950’s west-coast jazz, and contemporary pop. His smooth vocals and breezy style pay homage to classic crooners and entertainers, while his dynamic piano skills and arrangements assure you that this is truly something new. Avi tours in support of his debut album, "Something New," performing in prestigious venues around the world – from the Hammerstein Ballroom in New York City to The Kennedy Center in Washington DC to concerts in Poland, Japan, and Brazil. Avi Wisnia was most recently named Musician of the Year by Bucks Happening Magazine, and Outstanding Keyboard Player of the Year at the Montgomery-Bucks Music Awards in Pennsylvania.
BCX is a group of Bucks & Montgomery County musicians with a love of Classic Rock & Original Music. NBA President Bill Sheffer and Board member Fred Poritsky are two of the band's members!
Courtney Colletti and Stan Slotter Band
Courtney and Stan will perform popular Mariachi songs that you’ll want to sing along with! Courtney Colletti is one of Bucks County’s most highly regarded, in-demand, and versatile talents. He has been a full-time musician since he was nineteen. He plays guitar, banjo, flute, bass and sings, and whenever he sings or plays, something very wonderful happens. He is known for enchanting audiences with his warm, playful, and heartfelt musicianship. On top of all this, he's a songwriter with major label and television credits, a character voice for commercials, a stage and screen actor, and a stand-up comic. Sponsored by On Demand Programs and Events.
Dance Action of Newtown
Our staff comprises professional and dance educated instructors. We instruct children at a level of learning that is both fun and technical. We do not use inappropriate songs during any class or recital and all of our costumes are appropriate with no cutouts or bellies showing. Recitals are ONE DAY ONLY and Videotaping is allowed at Recital!! Our instructors are all dedicated to your child’s growth as a dancer. During the 2016-2017 dance year, the studio performed at many local and regional venues and we believe in giving back to our community.
Tony performs live on guitar & harmonica. He presents a great collection of folk songs, based largely in the sixties. Tony plays the music of artists such as: Bob Dylan, The Kingston Trio, Joni Mitchell, Willie Dixon, Peter Paul & Mary, Pete Seeger, Leadbelly, Woody Guthrie, and many others. Traditional, historical pieces are also included. Tony always inspires audiences to sing along. A splendid time is guaranteed for all.
Magic with Mike Miller
Mike Miller, as seen on the cover of The Society of American Magicians, M.U.M. magazine, is internationally know for his entertaining skills as well as his backstage talents helping hundreds of magicians perform for many magic conventions, world wide. Mike, a master magician and illusionist, combines magical effects with his imaginative sense of humor. The results being a delightfully clever program that you will remember for a long time to come. After seeing the show there will be no doubt in your mind that deception can be fun.
Newtown Arts Company
A Tradition of Live Theatre and Scholarships in Bucks County Since 1983, Newtown Arts Company is a nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting the theatre arts in the heart of Bucks County, Pennsylvania. This mission is accomplished through the production of family-friendly live theatre, the granting of scholarships and the development of theatre arts education for area residents. Newtown Arts Company is committed to entertaining and moving audiences, as well as to offering an inclusive and inspiring creative experience to volunteers, both on stage and behind the scenes. In addition to staging theatrical productions, Newtown Arts Company fosters an appreciation for and involvement in the performing and fine arts through channels including:Annual Scholarship Awards and STARS OF TOMORROW. Performances by Newtown Arts Company members at area events including Newtown's Welcome Day.
Newtown School of Music
Newtown School of Music founder Russell Faith was a composer, arranger, lyricist, record producer, conductor, vocal coach, pianist, guitarist! As a songwriter, Russell wrote for Frank Sinatra, Nat King Cole, Sarah Vaughn, Andrea McArdle, Frankie Avalon, Jose Feliciano, the Four Aces, Conway Twitty, Loretta Lynn, Annette Funicello, the Four Freshman, Fabian and a host of other notable recording artists. Russell also penned a number of motion picture theme songs and soundtrack hits, the most memorable being Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea. As a teenager, he began writing songs, eventually composing tunes for the likes of Frank Sinatra, Frankie Avalon and Sarah Vaughan. For more than 40 years, he gave singing lessons at his Newtown School of Music, watching his students go on to careers on Broadway and in Hollywood. Russell Faith passed away on September 1, 2004.
Riley Irish Dance
At Riley Irish Dance, dancers learn Solo Step Dancing as well as Traditional Ceili Dances. From basic movements through more advance data levels, the art of Irish Dance is taught with precision and Grace. Our goal is to provide every student with a fun and positive learning atmosphere.
Steve Pollack is a vocalist, lecturer, actor, dancer, DJ, and emcee based in the greater Philadelphia area. He has had an extensive career as a performer in both opera and musical theater, appearing in leading roles from Boston to Washington. He has done both tenor and baritone roles and has performed extensively in concert, recital, cabaret and pop venues. As a director, he has been involved in productions of opera, musical theater and plays. He is a music teacher and vocal coach and his students have earned success as performers at Carnegie Hall, the New School of Music at NYU and regional opera companies. Sponsored by On Demand Programs and Events.
The Bucks County Gilbert & Sullivan Society
The mission of the Bucks County Gilbert and Sullivan Society is to promote and faithfully perform the works of Gilbert & Sullivan, to enhance opportunities for amateur theater in Bucks County, and to provide educational, social and charitable benefits to the Bucks County community. We are proud members of the Central Bucks Chamber of Commerce , the Upper Bucks Chamber of Commerce andDiscover Doylestown, as well as the Central Bucks Musical Arts Alliance.
At the Old Presbyterian Church:
Colonial reenactment militia, the 1st Crossing Volunteers
This Colonial re-enactment militia will appear at the Old Presbyterian Church on North Sycamore Street. There will be an encampment with tents, campfire cooking and musket firing demonstrations plus a cannon on display.