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Puppetry and stirring music conjure the complex relationship between humans and the Earth


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    "Book of Mountains and Seas" , article

    FRIDAY, MARCH 24, 7:30 PM: A daring new music theatre work by composer Huang Ruo and puppeteer, designer, and director Basil Twist, "Book of Mountains and Seas" is a modern take on ancient Chinese creation myths that are relevant to our current climate change struggle.

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    Rissi Palmer , article

    THURSDAY, MARCH 30-FRIDAY, MARCH 31, 8 PM: As a passionate voice for country artists of color and those who have been marginalized in mainstream country music, Rissi Palmer's gift lies in reaching across all musical boundaries.

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    Shirlette Ammons , article

    FRIDAY, APRIL 7, 8 PM: Shirlette Ammons is a Durham, North Carolina-based poet, musician, emcee, and film creative whose highly collaborative work defies genre and interrogates her own relationships to gender, Blackness, and Southernness.


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    Conor McGrady , article

    ONGOING: These works have been produced in the context of the ongoing tension between the desire for openness and fluidity on the one hand, and the ringfencing of nation states and territories as ideological enclosures, with an increase in barriers to mobility and migration on the other.

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    Anne Samat , article

    THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 16-SATURDAY, APRIL 22: Malaysian artist Anne Samat meticulously juxtaposes beadwork and traditional South Asian weaving techniques with common items.

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    Yanira Collado , article

    THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 16-SATURDAY, APRIL 22: Yanira Collado explores the ideas of migration, reliquary, and memory through construction and ritual.