This week

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.

Scott’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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Upcoming

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/to return: Movement of Our Mother Tongue

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/to return: Movement of Our Mother Tongue 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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V-4 Dance Festival

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 Institute New York and the Skirball Center for the Performing Arts at NYU, includes one choreographer/company from each of the countries.

The selected artists/companies and their works are:

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SOUTHERN SONIC: A Sound Art and Experimental Music Festival

May 10, 2018 to May 13, 2018

Southern Sonic is a new festival at the CAC for audiences seeking unusual aural experiences. In this inaugural festival year, the CAC welcomes local and regional musicians, composers, sound installation artists, circuit builders, engineers, audio professionals and enthusiasts.  Featuring premiers of original work, performances, workshops, and panel discussions, the festival focuses on exploring the compelling possibilities inherent in sonic transmissions of all types.

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Past Events

AN ILIAD

September 27, 2014 to September 28, 2014