Local Dance Commissioning Project: Angella Foster’s Speechless
Angella Foster’s commissioned piece uses movement, text, live music, and video projections to tell the stories of families who care for special needs children who cannot speak. Using her cousin Taylor’s story and interviews with her aunt as a starting point, Speechless gives a voice to the struggle to love, communicate with, and care for a silent child in a noisy world.
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This performance features Beijing Opera, an art form combining singing, speaking, acting, and martial arts; traditional instrumental music on pipa, erhu, and bamboo flute; and stunning acrobatics of skills.
| Henan Arts Troupe |
Target Family Night: Revelations Workshop with Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater
Target Family Night: Learn choreography from Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater’s most iconic work, Revelations. Master Teacher for Arts in Education and former dancer with the Alvin Ailey company, Nasha Thomas, teaches excerpts from the sections “I've Been 'Buked,” “Wade in the Water,” and “Rocka My Soul.” This is a beginner level class.
This class will not be broadcast.
This show is not available for viewing
| Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater |
Shenzhen Pop Music Show
This concert features the band Jam You from Shenzhen City; female singers Tsinger from Inner Mongolia and Majia Jiado from Yunnan Province; male singer Ray M from Shaanxi; and the rappers Too Phat from Guizhou Province.
Jamie McLean Band
The Brooklyn-based Jamie McLean Band presents its electric mix of original rock, blues, country, and soul music. The trio has toured with the likes of Gregg Allman, Dr. John, Taj Mahal, Tedeschi/Trucks Band, and Blues Traveler. The band features Brian Griffin (drums and vocals), Ben Mars (bass and vocals), and Jamie McLean (guitar and vocals).
| Jamie McLean Band |