Inspired by Yo-Yo Ma and the Silk Road Ensemble’s musical explorations, Lightbolt and poet/curator/visual artist Luis create a live, border-crossing, sonic journey using cutting-edge, projected digital audio apps and state-of-the-art DJ gear by creating The Slick Road Mix, a taste of the cosmopolitan synthesis that technology is increasingly empowering in the early 21st century. Presented in collaboration with the Washington Performing Arts Mars Urban Arts Initiative.
Young musicians, vocalists, and dancers led by WPAS teaching artists perform jazz, classical, world music, and dance, as part of WPAS’s multiyear Collaborative Arts Partnership in support of arts education in DC Public Schools.
This program highlights young student musicians and dancers in performances with professional artists
Led by members of Step Afrika!, young performers showcase the traditions of stepping and other percussive dance styles.
A showcase of up-and-coming youth talent as part of Washington Performing Arts Society's Summer Performing Arts Academy. Led by members of Step Afrika!, the young performers will explore the traditions of stepping and other percussive dance styles.