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Virtual Theatre and Dance Events This Week 7/7

This week tune into the virtual Cultural Ties Dance Festival and Inter[Sector] Arts Discussions at the CAC, sign up for ArtsEquity's BIPOC workshops, or stream Wade in the Waddle! Many ways to support or participate in the arts community while staying safe during the COVID Pandemic.


CULTURAL TIES DANCE FESTIVAL

Celebrating NOLA's Cultural Community

This weekend join Seasons Center for Dance Workshops, Panel Discussions, Cultural Performances, Community Engagement, and the celebratory exploration of history & culture of the African Diaspora at the Cultural Ties Dance Festival! Cultural Ties Dance Festival explores the history, culture, and migration of a people rooted in the movements of the African Diaspora. As the dance festival continues to do its work, it will invoke a healing movement that would be representative of the collective vibrations of the cultural communities of New Orleans. Cultural Ties is dedicated to providing a platform that displays the magnitude of talented artists rooted in the cultures of the African Diaspora which are rich, diverse, and plentiful in New Orleans.


July 10-12 on Facebook and Instagram Live Donation-based Cash app @ $CulturalTies Paypal @ paypal.me/seasonscenter Venmo @ venmo.com/Seasonscenter Find out more information at CulturalTiesDanceFestival.com



Inter[SECTOR]: "Decarceration and the Arts"

Virtual Panel Presented by the CAC

The CAC is excited to presents the 5th part of Inter[SECTOR], online conversations bringing together artists, activists, and policy-makers to discuss critical issues facing society today.  Jo Kreiter, Artistic Director of Flyaway Productions, will be joined by Felicia Gomez, Policy Associate with ESSIE Justice Group, and Fox & Rob Rich, formerly-incarcerated couple and activists with Participatory Defense NOLA. Jo, Felicia, Fox, and Rob will discuss the movements for change sweeping the country, how the abuses of mass incarceration are a key part of systemic racism, and the role that art can play in the fight against injustice.


TODAY Wednesday July 8, 2020 5pm FREE https://www.facebook.com/ContemporaryArtsCenterNewOrleans/ Watch all of the previous episodes in the series here: http://ow.ly/d7r850Ano8I



For BIPOC Artists

Join the artEquity community as they share strategies for interfacing with white leadership; what to do when sh*t goes down; how to navigate white women and their tears; how to cultivate BIPOC solidarity; and how to know when it’s time to go.


This weekly, four-part series is for Black, Indigenous, People of Color (BIPOC) only and will take place over the digital airwaves via Zoom every Friday beginning July 17th and culminating on August 7th. 


In addition to the Friday Forum Sessions, there will be Sunday Support Sessions for BIPOC to process being a BIPOC surviving PWIs, every Sunday beginning July 19th and ending on August 9th.


Sessions will include artEquity alumni, staff, and program partners: Patricia Garza, Alexis Green, Cloteal Horne, Peter J. Kuo, Andi Meyer, Carmen Morgan, Dat Ngo, Mauricio Salgado, Lauren E. Turner, and others! 


July 17- August 9 Fridays and Sundays FREE  For BIPOC artists only More Information


Recommended to Stream:

Junebug Productions & Urban Bush Women | Wade In The Wobble



In the last months of uncertainty, Junebug and Urban Bush Women came together while staying apart encouraging positive navigation of this new reality. 


Using Kitty O’Meara’s poem “In The Time of Pandemic” (bit.ly/pandemicpoem) as the inspiration Junebug Productions and Urban Bush Women created Wade the Wobble

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