Green Street Celebrates Winter Solstice with Dance, Art, Music

The Green Street Arts Center hosted a Winter Solstice Celebration Dec. 18 in the Green Street Performance Studio. The event included GSAC's AfterSchool Program talent, open dance floor, music, art and fun.

The Green Street Arts Center (GSAC) hosted a Winter Solstice Celebration Dec. 18 in the Green Street Performance Studio. The event included GSAC’s AfterSchool Program talent, open dance floor, music, art and fun. Above, teaching artist Jocelyn Pleasant gives a drum lesson.

Emily Troll '10 and a GSAC AfterSchool student play piano together.

Emily Troll ’10 gives a GSAC AfterSchool Program student a piano lesson.

AfterSchool Program students received help with their homework.

AfterSchool Program students received help with their homework. Above, a volunteer teacher from Macdonough School helps.

At right, Shawn Hill, desktop support specialist for science and math, taught students photo manipulation software during the event.

At right, Shawn Hill, desktop support specialist for science and math, taught students how to use computer programs. Hill presented a short film at the Solstice.

The Winter Solstice Event was featured in The Hartford Courant on Dec. 19.