Alphonso Horne in a production of “Mother Kofi”
Alphonso Horne in a production of “Mother Kofi”
Strand Theatre, 345 Main Street, Rockland, recently received two grants from The New England Foundation for the Arts to support its Family Series programming. The series offers accessible arts programs for all ages with “pay-what-you-can” admission prices. The grants will support the production “Mother Kofi: Tales of an African Princess” — featuring African music and dance by Alphonso Horne and dancers from Rockland’s Studio Red — to be performed Friday, November 8, at 7:30 p.m. “Go Home, Tiny Monster,” by Boston-based ensemble The Gottabees, will be presented May 2. Other shows in the series are “Everybody Loves Pirates” by the Frogtown Puppeteers on January 4; New Orleans band Jazzy Ash and the Leapin Lizards on February 28; and two live-animation productions by Miwa Matreyek, “This World Made Itself” and “Intimately Yours” on April 3.