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Spectrum Dance Theater: A Rap on Race

Jan. 13
7:30 p.m.
$18-$39
Dance

With pre-show discussion on racial justice in the arts at 6:30 p.m.

PROMOTIONAL EVENT DESCRIPTION Spectrum Dance Theater presents A Rap on Race at Ordway Music Theater on Saturday January 13th

 

 
Spectrum Dance Theater presents A Rap on Race at Ordway Music Theater on Saturday January 13th
 
In 1970, two towering personalities of the American intelligentsia, black author and social critic James Baldwin and white anthropologist Margaret Mead, sat together and recorded a conversation on what is a defining subject of the American experience—race. Now, more than 40 years later, two contemporary artistic icons, Anna Deavere Smith and legendary choreographer Donald Byrd, re-imagine this monumental moment in history into a genre-obliterating evening of “theater for the 21st Century.”
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In 1970, two towering personalities of the American intelligentsia, black author and social critic James Baldwin and white anthropologist Margaret Mead, sat together and recorded a conversation on what is a defining subject of the American experience—race. Now, more than 40 years later, two contemporary artistic icons, Anna Deavere Smith and legendary choreographer Donald Byrd, re-imagine this monumental moment in history into a genre-obliterating evening of “theater for the 21st Century.”

Click here for more information