THEATREMarc Bamuthi Joseph/The Living Word Project red, black & GREEN: a blues (rbGb) May 10 – 12, 2013
red, black & GREEN: a blues (rbGb) is a full-length, multimedia performance work that jumpstarts a conversation about environmental justice, social ecology and collective responsibility in the climate change era centered on communities that are often left out of the discussions of about “living green.”
Friday, May 10 at 8:00 pm
Saturday, May 11 at 8:00 pm
Sunday, May 12 at 3:00 pm
JAZZLuciana Souza Duo May 11, 2013
Grammy winner Luciana Souza’s singing has been called “transcendental” and “perfect.” As one of jazz’s leading singers, she has gone beyond traditional musical styles bridging the boundaries of jazz, world music, classical and new music. Her longstanding work with Brazilian guitarist Romero Lubambo has earned her accolades across the globe.
This tour engagement of Luciana Souza is funded through Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation’s Jazz Touring Network program with support from the National Endowment for the Arts. www.midatlanticarts.org
Maya Beiser, cello
Michael Harrison, piano
May 10, 2013
Cellist Maya Beiser, hailed by The Washington Post as the “hot young diva of avant-garde cello,” returns to DC to perform music from her latest album, Time Loops, a collaboration with composer/pianist Michael Harrison on Cantaloupe Music.Time Loops include the mystical minimalist music of Arvo Pärt alongside Harrison’s evocative Ragas and his epic multi-cellos piece, Just Ancient Loops — a piece that unveils every aspect of the cello, from its most glorious and mysterious harmonics to earthy, rhythmic pizzicatos.