Thursday October 11, 2012

WEST BRATTLEBORO -- Cast members are sought for Mahalo Art Center’s sixth annual Gathering in Gratitude, which will be held on Saturday, Nov. 17, at 4:30 p.m. at Latchis 4.

Cast members meet four times and co-create music, dance and drama. Children and young teens will meet Fridays Oct. 26 to Nov. 16, from 3:30 to 6 p.m. Adults and older teens will meet Wednesday, Oct. 24, Tuesday, Oct. 30, and Wednesdays, Nov. 7 and 14, from 6:30 to 9 p.m.

The cost is $100 per person. Scholarship money and trades are available. Call 802-451-9495 if interested or visit www.mahaloartcenter.com.

Gathering in Gratitude is a simple ceremony offering gratitude for the natural world through music, dance, visual arts, poetry and drama co-created by children, teens, adults and elders. This year’s event will also be showing a new documentary video illustrating the Gathering in Gratitude process.

Inspired by the Iroquois Thanksgiving Address, Gathering in Gratitude unites all with gratitude for the natural world. This is also a benefit for Project Feed the Thousands.