Upcoming

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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Christian Scott aTunde Adjuah: Stretch Music

February 21, 2018 to February 23, 2018

Christian Scott, also known as Christian Scott aTunde Adjuah (born March 31, 1983, in New Orleans, Louisiana) is a two-time Edison Award winning (2010 and 2012) and Grammy Award nominated trumpeter, composer, producer and music executive. Christian’s Grammy nominated international recording debut, Rewind That was called “arguably the most remarkable premiere the genre has seen in the last decade” by Billboard Magazine, earning Christian two prominent features on their cover and inclusion in their list of “Ones to Watch in 2006.”

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Miguel Zenon: Típico

March 16, 2018 to March 17, 2018

Multiple Grammy Nominee and Guggenheim and MacArthur Fellow Miguel Zenón represents a select group of musicians who have masterfully balanced and blended the often-contradictory poles of innovation and tradition. Widely considered as one of the most groundbreaking and influential saxophonists of his generation, he has also developed a unique voice as a composer and as a conceptualist, concentrating his efforts on perfecting a fine mix between Latin American Folkloric Music and Jazz.

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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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Southern Art Festival: Southern Sonic

May 10, 2018 to May 13, 2018

Southern Sonic is a new festival of sound art and experimental music. In this inaugural festival year, the CAC welcomes musicians, composers, sound installation artists, circuit builders, engineers, audio professionals and enthusiasts.

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Past Events

AN ILIAD

September 27, 2014 to September 28, 2014