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November 24, 2020

Texas Performing Arts launches ‘TPA to Go’ mini-series of virtual performances

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Texas Performing Arts is presenting a mini-series of virtual events in the next few weeks, all of which are very timely:

  • “Kristina Wong for Office,” Sept. 18-20, features the performance artist, comedian, and real life elected official and her raucous ‘campaign’ to arouse civic engagement and counter-hijack democracy. Sept.
  • On Sept. 22, Boston-based contemporary chamber ensemble Hub New Music premiere a new work by Carlos Simon and recent commissions from Hannah Lash and Kati Agócs.
  • “American Dreams,” Oct. 2-3, imagines a world where the only way to gain U.S. citizenship is by competing in a live online game show where the audience decides.
  • Playing Oct. 10-11, Charles O. Anderson’s “(Re)current Unrest” is an evening-length immersive performance installation ‘ritual’ on the sonic foundation of Steve Reich’s three earliest works: It’s Gonna Rain (parts 1 and 2), Come Out, and Pendulum. This work utilizes movement, media and powerful imagery to meditate on the “American Dream” and Black nihilism, borne of the current racially charged moment.

Go to texasperformingarts.org/events

Related: ‘Dance Staying Woke: Charles O. Anderson’s choreography bears witness’


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