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Broadway performer to work with B&G Club youth

At the start of the new year, the Boys and Girls Clubs of the Virginia Peninsula will begin holding music and dance classes led by Broadway performer Kevin Smith Kirkwood.

In partnership with Art House Astoria, a conservatory for music and art based in Astoria, New York, Boys and Girls Club members will prepare a song and dance with assistance from Kirkwood, and Art House Astoria Executive Director and Broadway musician Micah Burgess, via Zoom. The children will debut their performance at Boys and Girls Clubs of the Virginia Peninsula’s 34th annual Steak ’N Burger Dinner on March 17.

“I am incredibly excited for this partnership between Boys and Girls Clubs of the Virginia Peninsula and Art House Astoria,” Boys and Girls Club president/CEO Hal Smith said. “This is a great opportunity for our kids to have access to opportunities outside of the Hampton Roads area and expand their horizons. It is rare in any case to have the chance to train with and learn from professionals who hav...

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