Wednesday, September 16, 2009

DCU Center to Host Tune-ing Into Our Community

An Evening of Dance Performance, Live Music & Dancing will Benefit Several Local Charities in Worcester,MA

The SMG managed DCU Center welcomes “Tune-ing” Into Our Community to the Convention Center this Friday, September 18 from 8:00 p.m. to 1:00 a.m.

An evening enriched with enchanting dance performances and the live sounds of the Tom Nutile Big Band will get toes tapping and fingers snapping, all while helping to support a worthy cause. The proceeds from ticket sales will be donated to Abby’s House, Preservation Worcester, United Way, Worcester County Food Bank, and Worcester Children’s Friend.

Performances will feature Brazilian Samba dance and music by Samba Tremeterra; Belly Dancing by Nikki Traylor-Knowles, who placed first in the advanced category of the 2nd Annual Boston Belly Dance Contest; Ballroom Samba Dance by Matthew Perrone and Roxanne Skowran from Worcester Polytechnic Institute; and, live swing and jazz music by the Tom Nutile Big Band, consisting of 14 instrumentalists and a singer.

The event will be held in the Convention Center’s Grand Ballroom, with performances taking place from 8:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. and dancing from 11:00 p.m. to 1:00 a.m. Tickets priced at $25.00 for the general public, $10.00 for students and $5.00 for WPI students will be available at the door. For advance reservations and more information, contact Hossein Hakim at