Article Item"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.
Article ItemRissi 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.
Article ItemShirlette 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.
Article ItemConor 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.
Article ItemAnne Samat , article
THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 16-SATURDAY, APRIL 22: Malaysian artist Anne Samat meticulously juxtaposes beadwork and traditional South Asian weaving techniques with common items.
Article ItemYanira Collado , article
THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 16-SATURDAY, APRIL 22: Yanira Collado explores the ideas of migration, reliquary, and memory through construction and ritual.
Article ItemPre-Performance Talk: Huang Ruo, composer , article
FRIDAY, MARCH 24, 6 PM: Join us for this essential conversation about the sounds and themes of "Book of Mountains and Seas" by its internationally acclaimed composer.
Article ItemRecording of "Color Me Country with Rissi Palmer" , article
THURSDAY, MARCH 30, 5:30 PM: Listen in as country musician Rissi Palmer records an episode of her radio show, "Color Me Country with Rissi Palmer," featuring Richmond, Virginia-based artist Tony Jackson.
Article ItemICAT Creativity and Innovation Day , article
MONDAY, MAY 1, 10 AM-4 PM: ICAT Creativity + Innovation Day traverses the boundaries of science, engineering, arts, and design as it both amplifies and unplugs the voices, the arts, and future of Virginia Tech.
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