Rashaun Mitchell and Stephin Merritt: Performance

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Rashaun Mitchell and Stephin Merritt: Performance

Time: December 4, 2014 at 8:30pm to December 7, 2014 at 7pm
Location: REDCAT Roy and Edna Disney/CalArts Theater
Street: 631 West 2nd St
City/Town: Los Angeles
Website or Map: http://www.redcat.org/event/r…
Phone: 213-237-2800
Event Country: usa
Organized By: REDCAT
Latest Activity: Nov 23, 2014

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Event Description

The intoxicating choreography of former Merce Cunningham dancer Rashaun Mitchell meets the fanciful musical stylings of Magnetic Fields singer-songwriter Stephin Merritt in a space of liquid luminosity—a beguiling visual design created by installation artist Ali Naschke-Messing with lighting design by Davison Scandrett. A celebration of the mysteries in the art of performance, of on-the-spot wit and invention, and of the absurd, this one-of-a-kind collaboration is inspired by an observation from Richard Avedon: “We all perform. It’s what we do for each other all the time, deliberately or unintentionally. It’s a way of telling about ourselves in the hope of being recognized as what we’d like to be.” Mitchell is joined by dancers Hiroki Ichinose, Cori Kresge and Silas Riener; Merritt performs solo, on and off the stage.

Thur-Sat 8:30pm & Sun 7:00pm

Tickets:

Thur-Fri: $25– general, $20– member/student, $12- CalArts

Sat-Sun: $30– general, $25– member/student, $15- CalArts 

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