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Fleets Cove Beach, Long island Sound
Dafna Soltes Stein
Dr. Arti Datta
Northport Village Park, on Main Street in Northport right next to the harbor and dock. Zip 11768
DATE and time of performance
June 9, 2013 1:30 pm
History of site and related water issues
The Long Island Sound covers the entire northern coast of Long Island. Its many beaches are used for swimming, fishing and recreational boating of all kinds, from kayak, to catamaran, sail to motor. We share our water with swans, mallards, sea gulls, osprey and hawks. Tuna, blue fish, oysters and mussels are among the food that some still harvest.
We are challenged to keep our waters clean of motor oil, gasoline, lawn care products and fecal matter.
Northport Harbor is one on several hundred public and private boating harbors offering joy and pleasure to thousand of Long Island and New York City residents.
Camille Saint Sans, “The Swan”
Tom Chapin, “The Wheel of the Water”
Dafna Soltes Stein offered participants a guided improvisation to singer-songwriter Tom Chapin’s “The Wheel of the Water”.
Arti Datta choreographed a classical Indian Dance for students from Mudra Dance Studio that also celebrates the essence of water.
Oren (age 14) and Tamar Yaari (age 10) will dance a duet of original movement to Camille Saint Saans “The Swan” from Carnival of the Animals.
Dafna will dance a solo to “The Swan” as well.
Directions to the site of the performance
A 20 minute journey by car from either the Northern Parkway or the Long Island Expressway. Mapquest: Northport Village, Long Island 11768. The park is on Main Street right next to the water. There are two parking lots. Playground and docks.