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Virtual Art Talk

Virtual Art Talk: A Conversation with Hoop Dance Legends, Dennis Bowen Sr. and Terry Goedel

The 2024 World Championship Hoop Dance Contest is Feb 17 & 18, 2024! This Virtual Art Talk features a discussion with two leaders from the Hoop Community in advance of this year’s event. Dennis Bowen, Sr. has emceed the World Championships for more than three decades, and Terry Goedel is one of the fields leading Hoop Dancers and teachers.

Join us for this conversation, moderated by the Heard Museum’s Dan Hagerty, where we will learn more about the Contest and its history, what to watch for at the event, and to hear about Terry Goedel’s new book, “The Circle of Light.”

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