WEST PLAINS, Mo. – Experience the sights and sounds of Native American culture Nov. 18 when Beyond the Circle Dancers visit the West Plains Civic Center theater for a 7 p.m. performance.
Hosted by the Missouri State University-West Plains University/Community Programs (U/CP) Department, the event is free and open to all. Funding for the performance was provided by the Missouri Arts Council, a state agency.
Beyond the Circle Dancers is a Springfield-based group directed by Randy and Valerie Falcon. They bring awareness and understanding of several Native American nations through their traditional songs and dances, organizers said. These nations include the Navajo, Ottawa, Ojibwe, Apache, Lakota and Cherokee.
They have performed at theaters, festivals and powwows all over the United States, organizers added.
“We look forward to bringing Beyond the Circle Dancers to West Plains. This is a great opportunity for area residents to experience Native American culture of the various nations this group represents through their dress, songs and dances,” said U/CP Director Brenda Polyard.
For more information about the Beyond the Circle Dancers’ Nov. 18 performance, call the U/CP Department office, 417-255-7966.