Far Therapeutic Arts & Recreation’s signature annual event, FAR Friends, is making its return for the 22nd year to showcase the organization’s clients’ arts, music and dance skills. With the guidance of FAR’s music, art, dance and movement therapists, clients will come together for the FAR Friends 2023 performance at the Seligman Performing Arts Center, Detroit Country Day School, at 7 p.m. on Oct. 19. 

Visitors will also have the opportunity to explore the FAR Bazaar, filled with purchasable gifts crafted by FAR clients, as well as check out the Silver Circle pre-glow reception. Organizers expect hundreds of attendees, including friends, family and community members. FAR Therapeutic Arts & Recreation is a nonprofit organization committed to transforming lives through art, music, and dance, ensuring that every individual has the opportunity to shine in their own spotlight. 

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One Detroit contributor Daijah Moss talks with FAR Therapy President Pamela Ayres, Director of Therapeutic Staff and music therapist Breanna Bowen, and art therapist Parina Davis-Usher about the opportunities FAR Therapy provides for children and adults with disabilities, including music and arts therapy. Plus, they discuss the upcoming FAR Friends performance and the limitless capabilities of people with disabilities. 

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