Thursday, May 10, 2012

Announcements: butoh dance and films coming

by aleks
One of our guides, Joan Laage, is also an accomplished butoh dancer - she and her group staged a very interesting 'Wandering & Wondering' butoh-happenings last summer in SJG (link to pics here);  they will be doing it again this summer:  Saturday, August 4 - don't miss it!  But before that, the group will have 2 more performances you might want to see:
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PHOTO: Briana Jones

BUTOH: New works by Sheri Brown, Helen Thorsen, Diana Garcia-Snyder, and Joan Laage.
Seattle's most esteemed Butoh-inspired choreographers premier dances that deepen the exploration and raw terrain of the human experience.

June 22 & 23, 2012 • 8 pm • Velocity Dance Center • 1621 12th Ave

June 22
Sheri Brown
Diana Garcia-Snyder (interactive media performance in collaboration with media artist Eunsu Kang and software developer/composer Donald Craig)
Danse Perdue

June 23
Joan Laage (with musician Stephen Fandrich)
Helen Thorsen
Mary Cutrera

Tickets: $20/Seniors & Students $15
Info: Helen 206 723-2315/ •

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FILMS: the Unit 86 film non-committee (we are working on non-mission statement) would like to show you 4 japanese films this season  (2 documentaries and 2 feature movies). We booked  TCR for these THURSDAYS (watch for the further announcements, as our non-committe still quarrels, debates about the actual titles and is meeting the very next week to screen the films):

- JUNE:  Thursday 6/28/12 - 1:00 pm
- AUGUST:  Thursday 8/23/12 - 1:00 pm
- OCTOBER: Thursday 10/18//12 - 1:00 pm
- NOVEMBER:  Thursday 11/1/12 - 1:00 pm

The films will be open to SJG volunteers and staff + their invited guests. Tip:  if you want to see the films: befriend a docent or staff person.

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