PROGRAMS & EVENTS

Dancing while Hmong

The last of a three-part  series “Dancing while Hmong” is a unique partnership with the MN Dance & the Ecstasies of Influences to share stories by dance practitioners and organizers from immigrant and refugee communities in Minnesota.

EVENT DETAILS: DANCING WHILE HMONG (PART 19)

Event Date: Sunday, November 1, 2020 from 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM

Hosted By: East Side Freedom Library

This event can be viewed LIVE at the East Side Freedom Library Facebook page

SPEAKERS

Curated and produced by Michèle Steinwald
Documented by Tori Hong, Kristin Van Loon, and Flywheel Media Productions

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Other events in this series:

Dancing While Somali (Part 17)

  • In partnership with The Somali Museum of Minnesota
  • Sunday, October 18, 2020 from 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM

 

Dancing While Karen (Part 18)

  • In partnership with Karen Organization of Minnesota
  • Sunday, October 25, 2020 from 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM

ABOUT THE PROGRAM

Launched in fall of 2014, MN Dance & the Ecstasies of Influences of Influences has presented 16 unique events in collaboration with The Cowles Center for Dance & the Performing Arts, Ordway, and the Minnesota Museum of American Art, and covered varied topics while focused on artists’ influences as a way to begin unraveling the histories that are part of the Twin Cities dance communities. Now in its fifth season, the series is partnering with East Side Freedom Library, where story is a major theme of the library’s mission. 

For the series, Michèle Steinwald works in consultation with Kristin Van Loon, choreographer and curator; and in council with Judith Brin Ingber, choreographer and writer; Cecily Marcus, curator of the Performing Arts Archives at the University of Minnesota Libraries; Nancy Mason Hauser, videographer, and Linda Shapiro, choreographer and writer, founders of the Minnesota Dance Pioneers Oral History Project. MN Dance & the Ecstasies of Influences is an ongoing partnership with the Performing Arts Archives at the University of Minnesota Libraries and The Cowles Center for Dance & the Performing Arts.

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