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Go for 'A Walk Through the Park'
A Walk Through the Park will be presented Saturday at the Park Theater. The dance recital production is a historic journey through the recently renovated theater. Students of the Cannon Arts Dance Studio will perform Saturday at 7 p.m. showcasing many movies popular during that time.
“A Walk Through the Park,” the upcoming dance recital presented by Cannon Arts Dance Studio, is a journey through the history of McMinnville’s Park Theater. Based on interviews with Mayor Jimmy Haley and other local residents, studio owner Lori Christensen has crafted a narrative full of local history and color.“Last year we performed our recital at the Park Theater and were captivated by the historical significance of the theater,” said Christensen. “Our ballerinas were treading the same stairways that segregated theater goers back in the day.