[PhiladelphiaDANCE.org Listserv] Comp Ticket Offer for Okwui Okpokwasili at Bryn Mawr College

reservations reservations at brynmawr.edu
Tue Feb 20 13:39:44 EST 2018


Hi Everyone,
We are presenting Poor People's TV Room by Okwui Okpokwasili at Bryn Mawr this Friday, February 23rd and Saturday, February 24th at 8pm.


So that more people have the opportunity to experience this Bessie Award-winning artist, we are extending an offer of comp tickets to the area dance and arts communities.* Directions to Bryn Mawr are here<https://www.brynmawr.edu/campus/visit>, the show details are here<https://www.brynmawr.edu/performing-arts-series/okpokwasili>, and a brief description is below. Please request a ticket or tickets by replying to this email at reservations at brynmawr.edu<mailto:reservations at brynmawr.edu>. You may then pick up your ticket(s) in the Teaching Theater lobby before the event.


Please feel free to share this with others who may be interested. It would be wonderful if you and/or some of your friends/colleagues can take advantage of this special offer.



Thank you,



Lisa Kraus

Performing Arts Series Coordinator



*If you already purchased a ticket, thank you very much. You can bring more friends now, free.



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Electrifying the voices of the forgotten and oppressed.

Poor People's TV Room by Okwui Okpokwasili

Fri-Sat | Feb 23-24 | 8 PM | Hepburn Teaching Theater, Goodhart Hall

Buy tickets here<http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/3033627>. (Free for Tri-Co.)

Learn more here<https://www.brynmawr.edu/performing-arts-series/okpokwasili>.

A multi-generational ensemble of women performs movement, song, and text influenced by dystopian folklore, speculative fiction, Igbo cosmology, and the futures and commodities markets. Bessie Award-winning artist Okwui Okpokwasili created Poor People's TV Room with director/visual designer Peter Born, inspired by two historical events in Nigeria: The Women's War of 1929, a resistance movement against British colonial power, and the Boko Haram kidnappings of more than 300 girls that launched the Bring Back Our Girls movement. Contains nudity.


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The presentation of Okwui Okpokwasali - Poor People's TV Room was made possible by the New England Foundation for the Arts' National Dance Project, with lead funding from the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation and The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.





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