This week

Second Thursdays @ the CAC

December 14, 2017

Join us on the Second Thursday of each month for an evening of programs designed to enhance your appreciation of contemporary art and artists.

December 14, 2017, 6–9pm

Meet the Maker – 6-7:30pm, Atrium

Throughout the season, join us as we highlight some of the best local breweries and distilleries. Meet the makers and sample a swig of their most desirable creations.

Pop Up – 6-9pm, The Stacks Bookstore & Cafe  

Join Mardi Gras Trash’s new pop-up/installation at The Stacks Bookstore. New tee-shirt designs, exclusive new colors, free grigio, and good vibes! The install will run until Sunday, December 17.

Members Only – 6-9pm, Lobby

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Urban Bush Women: Hair & Other Stories

January 24, 2018 to January 28, 2018

Founded in 1984 by choreographer Jawole Willa Jo Zollar, Urban Bush Women (UBW) seeks to bring the untold and under-told histories and stories of disenfranchised people to light through dance from a woman-centered perspective and as members of the African Diaspora community. Their goal is to create a more equitable balance of power in the dance world and beyond.

For more than 30 years, UBW has continued to use dance as both the message and the medium to bring together diverse audiences through innovative choreography, community collaboration and artistic leadership development.

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Junebug Productions: Gomela

April 20, 2018 to April 21, 2018

Directed by Stephanie McKee and developed by dancers Kesha McKey, Kai Knight, Jeremy Guyton and poet Sunni Patterson, Gomela takes us on a journey through time and space. Making evident the connection between Africa, Haiti, and New Orleans, Gomela highlights the vibrant and percussive movements and stories that breathe life into ancient African dance and drumming and contemporary artistic expression, such as spoken word, hip-hop and jazz.

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April 25, 2018 to April 26, 2018

The Visegrad Countries – the Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland, and Slovakia – represent a cultural and political alliance of four Central European countries formed in 1993 to foster their integration into the European Union. This festival, curated by Laurie Uprichard in association with the Polish Cultural Center and the Skirball Center for the Performing Arts at NYU, will invite one choreographer/company from each of the countries.

The selected artists/companies and their works are:

Debris Company (Slovakia); Stanislava Vlčeková, Choreographer

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