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The Kids Cafe Festival 2002 begins on Jan. 18 at 8 pm with a benefit performance featuring choreographer Doug Varone’s "Strict Love."

The acclaimed choreographer formed his dance company in 1986 and has since created more than 30 pieces for them and been awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship and five New York Dance and Performance Awards (Bessies).

Varone’s work is known for its vivid musicality and daredevil physicality, so Dancewave’s Kids Company’s performance of "Strict Love" promises to be an evening to remember. Taught to the young dancers by Varone company members Eddie Taketa and John Beasant, "Strict Love" is set to radio hits of the 1970s. Varone is scheduled to be on hand to discuss the work, and there will be a champagne-dessert reception following the performance. Tickets are $50.

On Jan. 19 and Jan. 20 at 3 pm, 150 kids from all over New York City will converge on the Brooklyn Music School and Playhouse stage. This "celebration of Afro-Brazilian culture" is hosted by Ogans, a troupe of musicians and dancers. Sarah Outhwaite (pictured) will give a solo performance as part of the Jan. 19 program. There will also be dancers from the Harkness Youth Ballet, Ballet Hispanico Studio Ensemble, Brooklyn Arts Exchange and Berkeley Carroll School.

Kids Cafe Festival is a program of Dancewave Inc., a not-for-profit arts and education organization founded in 1979 by executive and artistic director Diane Jacobowitz.

Festival tickets are $15 adults, $10 kids. All performances take place at the Brooklyn Music School and Playhouse, 126 St. Felix St. For reservations, call (718) 622-2548.

Updated 4:00 pm, November 10, 2010
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