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February 2019

Carrie Mae Weems – Falk Visiting Artist

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This event is free. No ticket required. Through image and text, film and performance, and her many convenings with individuals across a multitude of disciplines, Carrie Mae Weems has created a complex body of work that centers on her overarching commitment to helping us better understand our present moment by examining our collective past.  Through projects like Operation: Activate, an anti-violence public art campaign, Weems has taken a stand against violence and the perpetuation of a failing system in her Syracuse community.  In…

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Herbie Hancock

February 12, 2019 @ 8:00 pm
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photo credit: Douglas Kirkland Now in the sixth decade of his professional life, Herbie Hancock remains where he has always been: at the forefront of world culture, technology, business and music. In addition to being recognized as a legendary pianist and composer, Herbie Hancock has been an integral part of every popular music movement since the 1960’s. As a member of the Miles Davis Quintet that pioneered a groundbreaking sound in jazz, he also developed new approaches on his own…

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Mark Morris Dance Group

February 27, 2019 @ 8:00 pm
UNCG Auditorium, 408 Tate Street
Greensboro, NC 27412 United States
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Founded in New York City in 1980 by artistic director and choreographer Mark Morris, the Mark Morris Dance Group (MMDG) has been called “the preeminent modern dance organization of our time” (Yo-Yo Ma), its members receiving “highest praise for their technical aplomb, their musicality, and their sheer human authenticity.” (Bloomberg News). Live music and community engagement are vital components of the Dance Group, which has toured with its own musicians, the MMDG Music Ensemble, since 1996. Through Access/MMDG programming, the Dance…

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March 2019

Audra McDonald

March 9, 2019 @ 8:00 pm
UNCG Auditorium, 408 Tate Street
Greensboro, NC 27412 United States
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Audra McDonald

  CREDIT: Allison Michael Orenstein Audra McDonald is unparalleled in the breadth and versatility of her artistry as both a singer and an actress. The winner of a record-breaking six Tony Awards, two Grammy Awards, and an Emmy Award, she was named one of Time magazine’s 100 most influential people of 2015 and received a 2015 National Medal of Arts—America’s highest honor for achievement in the arts—from President Barack Obama. In addition to her Tony-winning performances in Carousel, Master Class,…

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