Monday, October 18, 2010

Move to the Groove

Move To The Groove: Joel Frankel asked children in the audience  Saturday if they were mushrooms or pickles. “No, we, the people shouted a group of youngsters in the Children’s Museum DuPage. Then clapped their hands, slapped their knees and destroyed, like Frankel – singer and songwriter, sang his first song. 
Performance began the seventh season of the Museum of the small chain a wonderful performance. 
On both children and adults entertained by music Frankel. Acting in his audience with humor, and encouraged them to interact and challenge their abilities. At one point, and said he wanted to go to children, but I do not think they can. 
“Yes we can!” He said, jumping to the music even told them, “melt down towards the ground.” 
The museum in Abu Dhabi, and members of Rugie Bah, DeKalb, and in particular see Frankel, because they want their three children to the experience shows. 
The couple said they were pleased that the museum offers free programs to its members, especially because they are a family of five. 
Said Marcia McRae, a specialist multidisciplinary arts museum, and has always been committed to the arts center and wants children in the community for the opportunity to see performances. 
“Art is more than just visual,” she said. “By allowing your child to be in the audience, and learn to develop habits such as respect for performance and participation, where singing and dancing along the performance.” 
Participation was Angela Shields and her 3 year old son, Logan, sing and dance together during the ceremony on Saturday in its entirety. 
“Logan loves music and I want to expose it to live performance, as far as possible,” said Shields.

Last night on Extreme Makeover Home Edition, “Move To The Groove” founder Rex Arboleda not only got a home makeover, but he got a ‘celebrity’ home makeover!

According to Rex Arboleda is ‘Originally from the Philippines, mom and dad came to America to give their family a better life. Rex Arboleda is a music teacher who started a program that encourages his students to “move to the groove” in an effort to fight childhood obesity.’

Well, true to form, enter Ty Pennington to take care of that! But last night it wasn’t just Ty and his army of awesome workers, he brought along a little dancing star power to help out! Dancing with the Stars cast members Derek Hough, Mark Ballas, Tony Dovolani, Anna Trebunskaya and Chelsie Hightower were all there to help with the extreme makeover!
So not only does the ‘Move to the Groove’ founder get an incredible home makeover, complete with a dance studio in the basement, but The Kimberly-Clark company donates a year’s supply of their products and also provide a $100,000 college fund for the kids.

Wow, I love that show. Not only does it make you feel really great for the families who receive the incredible home makeovers, but you learn about some really great programs at the same time. Move to the Groove sounds like an awesome initiative. So did you watch Extreme Makeover last night?