The Kennedy Center

Millennium Stage

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New Orleans Airlift

8/12/2018 at 6:00 PM


Porch Life, an interactive instrument and sonic ode to stoops, doorways, and swings, is the latest iteration of art collective New Orleans Airlift’s exploration of musical architecture known as the Music Box. Featuring 11 instruments created by more than 18 artists, engineers, and builders, Porch Life can be played by kids and the public as well as performed by world-class musicians.

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New Orleans Airlift

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