ANY PLACE BUT HERE // No)one. Art House + Amie Cota

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ANY PLACE BUT HERE // No)one. Art House + Amie Cota

Time: October 8, 2017 from 7pm to 9pm
Location: Bootleg Theater
Street: 2220 Beverly Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90057
City/Town: Los Angeles
Website or Map: http://performancepractice.la…
Event Country: usa
Organized By: Los Angeles Performance Practice
Latest Activity: Sep 11, 2017

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Human Stages presents “Any Place But Here” a brand new collaboration between Amie Cota and No)one. Art House. This piece explores the themes of home and identity as reflected through the Great Migration, a 60-year span during which nearly 6 million African-Americans moved from the South to cities in the North and West.

Amie Cota and Christopher Bordenave of No)one. Art House portray the story young of a African-American man migrating out of the South and heading toward an unnamed urban center.  The songs and movement tell of his hope as guiding force, his drive toward dignity, and his search for the elusive feeling of belonging in a divided country.

This work is not intended as a history lesson.  Rather, history becomes a lens through which we can view our current relationship to race and inequity in American cities.  Current patterns of urban gentrification and displacement are informed by the massive demographic shift that was the Great Migration.  When we know our past, we are better prepared for our present, for our future.

Sunday, Oct 8, 7:00pm

Presented as a part of the 2017 Los Angeles Exchange [LAX] Festival

http://performancepractice.la/festival/schedule/

 

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