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Local Dancer Mari Travis to Dance at Kennedy Center

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    Local Dancer Mari Travis. (Courtesy Photo)
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In celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday, Jan. 20, the Kennedy Center will host “Let Freedom Ring,” praising the work and ministry of Dr. King through song and dance.

Baltimorean Mari Travis, has been selected to dance as international singer, Dionne Warwick performs. Also selected to dance is Flair dancer, Christine Wyatt. Free tickets for the 6 p.m. program will be distributed on a first come basis on the day of performance.

President Obama and his family are scheduled to attend.

Mari Travis is the dance director at Flair Dance Studio of Catonsville, teaches dance at Bryn Mawr School, teaches at Duke Ellington Performing Arts School, in Washington, is guest choreographer at Georgetown University and currently is choreographer at the Arena Players, for plays in production.

For more information contact Flair Dance Studio at 410-744-3901.