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Ralph Lemon
Sep. 25 — Sep. 28, 2014

Scaffold Room Performances / The Walker Center
Minneapolis, MN
Bronx Gothic (photo: Ian Douglas)^3471 Dancers Manami Fukuoka and Sawami Fukuoka. Photo: Kentaro Hisadomi^45 Samita Sinha. Photo by Aram Jibilian.^3465 Dancers Manami Fukuoka and Sawami Fukuoka. Photo: Kentaro Hisadomi^45 Dancers Manami Fukuoka and Sawami Fukuoka. Photo: Kentaro Hisadomi^45 Carl Hancock Rux, Will Power and Mike Ladd (photo by Darial Sneed)^3469 Photo: Laurent Ziegler^9

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news_162x125bwportrait0.jpg Livestreaming WeDaPeoples Cabaret Saturday, September 13th @ 7PM
Livestreaming the Cabaret, where creative individuals celebrate art, research and civic engagement, conceived by Sekou Sundiata, produced by MAPP and co-presented by The New School.

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samita-news-20.jpg Cipher to premiere at PICA's TBA!
After nearly two years, Samita Sinha and her creative team for CIPHER are gearing up for the long anticipated premiere at PICA's TBA Festival in September. In Portland? Check it out!

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LJ-NYSCA-news-item0.jpg Countdown to the big splash!
We're nearly there, less than 2 months to go before Lars Jan's Holoscenes project makes its first big splash, in Toronto, first Aquarium and ritual unveiling!

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news_162x1254.jpg Scaffold Room to premiere at the Walker
Ralph Lemon's latest project, Scaffold Room a powerful lecture/performance/musical will provoke audiences in its World Premiere at the Walker Arts Center this September!
 

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red, black & GREEN: a blues >>>

red, black & GREEN: a blues

red, black, & green: a blues was produced by MAPP International Productions. It toured from 2011 through 2014 to more than a dozen venues, including Yerba Buena...

Cipher >>>

Cipher

There is a need for roots. There is a need to uproot the petrifications of the past. There is a need to change everything. CIPHER addresses all these needs at once.”...

 

Miriam >>>

Miriam

Miriam seeks to capture the darkness associated with Africa and to undress baroque Western fears of the continent. Miriam does that and more.” –Willamette week


“The...

Word Becomes Flesh >>>

Word Becomes Flesh

"a searing, satisfying evening." - The Washington Post, July 2011

First performed by Marc Bamuthi Joseph in 2003, Word Becomes Flesh returns to the stage, re-invented...

 

Exit/Exist >>>

Exit/Exist

Exit/Exist was thoroughly hypnotic – thanks not only to Maqoma’s virtuosity, but also the gorgeous harmonies and anguished lamentations of the four-man South African...

ROCCO >>>

ROCCO

In the award-winning ROCCO, dancers become boxers and boxers become dancers, as one challenges the other with punches and strikes, fast footwork and virtuoso tactics....

 

Look Back, Dance Forward: Tales of Home | Congo/Mozambique >>>

Look Back, Dance Forward: Tales of Home | Congo/Mozambique

Look Back, Dance Forward:
Tales of Home | Congo/Mozambique
A two-evening program with works by Faustin Linyekula (Democratic Republic of Congo)
and Panaibra Gabriel...

Sekou Sundiata's blessing the boats: the remix >>>

Sekou Sundiata's blessing the boats: the remix

"blessing the boats is a lean, spare, evocative piece that moves with the delicate precision of a surgeon's scalpel - slicing open a soul and setting its survivor's...

 

Scaffold Room >>>

Scaffold Room

Conceived and directed by Ralph Lemon, Scaffold Room is a “lecture-performance-musical” that refracts ideas of the female artist in American pop and contemporary art...

portait of myself as my father >>>

portait of myself as my father

A duet between Chipaumire and powerful Senegalese dancer Kaolack, portrait both celebrates and critiques masculinity (its presence, presentation, and representation)...

 

Bronx Gothic >>>

Bronx Gothic

Orchard Beach, Nathan’s hot dogs, and Whitney Houston’s hair are all part of the landscape in Okwui Okpokwasili’s Bronx Gothic. At the intersection of theater,...