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Apollo Chamber Players:  Apollo MoonShot

Apollo Chamber Players: Apollo MoonShot

Thursday, February 15, 2024
(7:00 PM to )

Event Location: Rudder Theatre

 Apollo Chamber Players presents Apollo MoonShot, celebrating the ensemble's multicultural programming and the conclusion of its Moonshot-inspired 20x2020 commissioning project. Program includes new works by Grammy and Pulitzer Prize-winning composer Jennifer Higdon, Emmy-winning Chickasaw composer Jerod Impichchaachaaha’ Tate, Turkish-born composer Erberk Eryilmaz, and Prairie View A&M faculty composer John Cornelius. Special guests include Houston Poet Laureate Outspoken Bean, vocalist Kenneth Gayle and astronaut narrator John Herrington, the first Native American to fly in space... Read More

Christopher K. Morgan & Artists: Native Intelligence/Innate Intelligence

Christopher K. Morgan & Artists: Native Intelligence/Innate Intelligence

Friday, March 08, 2024 (7:00 PM to 8:00 PM)

Event Location: Rudder Auditorium

Native Intelligence/Innate Intelligence is the second work in a trilogy by Christopher K. Morgan that began with Pōhaku (2016) and will conclude with N(8)tive Enough (tentative premiere in 2025).Native Intelligence/Innate Intelligence incorporates dance, Hawaiian chant & percussion, original compositions for cello, and multimedia scenic design to examine ancestry, home, and belonging... Read More

SALYER + SCHAAG: “Andy and Kate’s Garden Party

SALYER + SCHAAG: “Andy and Kate’s Garden Party"

Thursday, March 28, 2024 (7:00 PM to 8:30 PM)

Event Location: The Leach Teaching Gardens

SALYER + SCHAAG's site-specific performance art uses theatricality as material; haunted by the theatre, they explore the edges of representation vs. constitutive performative ritual in social situations at the boundaries of life and art. Using humor, ambiguity, and illusion, “Andy and Kate’s Garden Party” will invite participants to immerse themselves in altered environments and expand their perceptions of the situational ecological context(s) they find themselves within. .. Read More