Gränges Monster Fun Nights

Gränges Americas is bringing four exciting Fun Night events to downtown Newport as part of the Monster Nights Downtown Entertainment Series.  Check out these great events and plan to bring your family!

Zinse Agginie’s African Drums and Stories – July 25th

Monster Fun Nights featuring Zinse Agginie’s Drums of Africa.  People become characters – big cats, reptiles, birds, insects, spiders, etc. – in Zinse Agginie’s stories and learn about simple life lessons. His audience is taken on a cultural, geographical and anthropological tour of the deserts, savannas and rain forests of Africa. Using his djembe and odono drums, Africa’s number one storyteller adds song and rhythm to his tales. Participants get to learn to play the African drums at the end of the performance.  From 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the Newport Business Resource Center, 201 Hazel Street in Newport.  Hosted by Monster Nights: Newport’s Downtown Entertainment Series.

Southern BMX Bike Stunt Show – August 22nd

Monster Fun Nights featuring the Southern BMX Stunt Show bringing their wild high-flying skills to downtown Newport.  Enjoy great BMX riders and a bike giveaway!  From 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at Front Street Park, 412 Front Street in Newport.  Free admission and kid friendly.  Bring your lawn chair or blanket.  Hosted by Monster Nights:  Newport’s Downtown Entertainment Series.

Cazateatro Spanish Fiesta – September 19th

Monster Fun Nights featuring A Spanish Fiesta with Cazateatro. Come learn Spanish dances, Spanish foods and how to have great time.  Cazateatro Independent Theatre’s mission is to spread and share their Latin American culture through the scenic arts in order to create a unifying bridge for the community.  Held from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the Newport Business Resource Center, 201 Hazel Street in downtown Newport.  Free admission.  Hosted by Monster Nights: Newport’s Downtown Entertainment Series.

Untapped Dance Troupe – October 24th

Monster Fun Nights featuring Untapped Dancers, Arkansas’ first and only professional tap dance company based in Little Rock.  This nonprofit organization was founded in 2013 with the mission of cultivating awareness and appreciation for the art of tap dance in the state of Arkansas through performances and educational workshops.  Held from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the Newport Business Resource Center, 201 Hazel Street in downtown Newport.  Free admission and kid friendly.  Hosted by Monster Nights: Newport’s Downtown Entertainment Series.