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Evolution Dance ready to celebrate Independence Day weekend with patriotic show

Evolution Dance will celebrate the upcoming Independence Day weekend with a toe-tapping bang.
The dance company will hold its annual “American Pride” show on June 29, at 3 and 7 p.m. and June 30 at 4 p.m. in Savannah Center.
The audience “will enjoy moments of love, tears, joy, and respect as we celebrate our men and women who have protected our freedom,” said Frank Olive, who plays a key role in the program.

Evolution Dance will celebrate Independence Day weekend in Savannah Center
Evolution Dance will celebrate Independence Day weekend with special shows at Savannah Center.

Olive has recited “I Am Flag,” originally performed by Robin Williams.

Other numbers to be performed include:
“Grand Old Flag”

“Declaration of Independence”

“Our Land of Dreams”

“Country Road” A soldier’s homecoming”

“American Soldier”

“Heroes for Today”: tribute to military and first responders

“Cadence:” tapping to a military drum roll

“Battlefield Memories” saluting brothers in arms”

“Some Gave All”

“Missing Man Tables”

“Green Beret”

“We Were There” honoring all who served

“Recognition of Local Veterans”

“Duty, Honor, Country”

“Armed Forces Medley” military anthems

“Jubilee” ballet duet

“American Patrol” big band tap number

“In the Navy”

“Boogie Woogie…”

“Pursuit of Happiness”

“Yankee Doodle”

“Favorite Son”

“Here’s To America” the finale

Tony Violanti covers arts and music for Villages-News.com. He was inducted into the Buffalo NY Music Hall of Fame as a music journalist.

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