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Activating Indigenous Dance Now

Tuesday, April 29, 2014
  4–6 p.m.


Location: Arts Building Performance Lab, ARTS 166
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Category: Performance

Description:

DEPARTMENT OF DANCE

Activating Indigenous Dance Now
Welcoming event for "Indigenous Choreographers at Riverside"
Opening performances and interactive discussions around sustaining creative ecologies of Indigenous dance in contemporary locations, including the University.
Reception to follow.

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This event is part of Indigenous Choreographers at Riverside, hosted by Jacqueline Shea Murphy, UCR Department of Dance. The year-long celebration of UCR’s Ph.D. in Critical Dance Studies will highlight a decade-plus of programming in Indigenous Contemporary Choreography at UCR, including the 10th year anniversary of the groundbreaking 2004 Red Rhythms: Contemporary Methodologies in American Indian Dance conference supported by a major grant from the Ford Foundation.

Indigenous Choreographers at Riverside is presented by the UCR Department of Dance with additional support from the UCR College of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences Dean’s Office, the Culver Center of the Arts, the National Dance Project, the UC Riverside Costo Chair in American Indian Affairs and Native American Education Programs, the University of California Institute for Research in the Arts, UCR's departments of Ethnic Studies, Music, and Global Studies, and the Center for Ideas and Society.


Image: Left to right: • Rulan Tangen - photo: pauloTphotography • Allegory of the Cranes. Daystar/Rosalie Jones as Nitsitapiw Aaki (Alone Woman) 2011 - photo: Stephen Rose • Rosy Simas - photo: JB Gelle • Jack Gray - photo: Robyn Kamira

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Parking: Purchase permits at the Kiosk

Open to: General Public
Admission: Free
Sponsor: Dance Department

Contact Information:
Kathy DeAtley
(951) 827-3245
performingarts@ucr.edu