Club kids to perform at Cleveland School of the Arts

Musicians, dancers and artists from Boys & Girls Clubs of Cleveland will demonstrate how kids use art to rise above urban violence during a Saturday, May 13 performance at Cleveland School of the Arts.

“Beauty as it Opposes Darkness” will feature performances by members of the Clubs’ contemporary dance, band, ballet, African dance, African drums and fine arts programs, according to BGCC Arts Director Matt Bott. It runs from 2-3:30 p.m. at the school, 2064 Stearns Road, Cleveland.

The event is free and open to the public.

Boys & Girls Clubs of Cleveland is a for-Impact organization providing safe, fun after-school programming for kids ages 6-18 at 15 locations. BGCC served more than 7,000 youth last year. The organization’s growing arts program offers kids expert instruction in music, dance, graphic arts and more.

BGCC’s arts programming is made possible by Best Buy Foundation, Char & Chuck Fowler Family Foundation, City of Cleveland Cable TV Minority Arts & Education Fund, The Cleveland Foundation, Cuyahoga Arts & Culture, The Kline Family Foundation, Leonard Krieger Fund of The Cleveland Foundation and the Ohio Arts Council.