Vijay Iyer Sextet

November 30, 2018 to December 1, 2018

The Vijay Iyer (pronounced “VID-jay EYE-yer”) Sextet is a group of generation-defining, virtuoso improvisers – horn players Graham Haynes, Steve Lehman and Mark Shim alongside rhythm partners bassist Stephan Crump and one of a revolving cast of stellar drummers -- Tyshawn Sorey, Marcus Gilmore, and Jeremy Dutton -- who leverage a wealth of jazz history even as they push it... Read more →

Past Shows

Rodney King at CAC

September 14, 2018 to September 16, 2018

Roger Guenveur Smith returns to CAC with a performance that the Washington Post called “a striking, idiosyncratic solo work,” Rodney King. Having enjoyed international acclaim from New York City’s Public Theater to London’s Tate Modern Museum, the
film version, directed by Spike Lee, continues to stream on Netflix with ... Read more

Culture Collision 10 at CAC

August 29, 2018

Citywide Celebration Still Going Strong and Providing a Collective Voice for Local Nonprofits

Culture Collision, a one-of-a-kind Big Easy bash, is partnering with WWNO and the CAC to host the 10th-annual event.

Culture Collision 10 has already confirmed more than 70 participating nonprofits and will take place in the first-floor warehouse ... Read more

Second Thursdays @ the CAC

November 9, 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.

November 9, 2017, 6–10pm

Young Professionals Happy Hour – 6-7pm, Cafe

Meet members from CAC’s Audience Advisory Committee and learn about Kaneza Schaal’s Go Forth and upcoming ... Read more

Kaneza Schaal: Go Forth

November 9, 2017 to November 11, 2017

Kaneza Schaal is a New York City–based artist who has performed with many of the major downtown experimental theater companies. Her recent work, GO FORTH (2016), draws inspiration from the Egyptian Book of the Dead, a text originally intended to provide the deceased with a blueprint to the afterlife. 

Incorporating ... Read more

Trisha Brown Dance Company, Trisha Brown: In Plain Site

October 13, 2017 to October 15, 2017

Trisha Brown (1936–2017) was one of the most acclaimed and influential choreographers and dancers of our time; her groundbreaking work forever changed the landscape of art.

A student of Anna Halprin, Brown participated in the choreographic composition workshops taught by Robert Dunn—from which Judson Dance Theater was born—greatly contributing to ... Read more

Mondo Bizarro: The Way at Midnight

September 14, 2017 to September 23, 2017

The Way at Midnight explores confrontations with losing and being lost from the colonial period through the digital age and incorporates theatrical performance, visual installation and live and recorded music. Directed by Joanna Russo, Mondo’s latest work is inspired by contemporary questions of migration and (dis)orientation.

Two performers—Hannah Pepper-Cunningham and ... Read more