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Look Back, Dance Forward: Tales of Home

October 31-November 1, Flynn Center, Burlington

 

VHC 2014 Fall Conference:
A Fire Never Extinguished: How the Civil War Continues to Shape Civic and Cultural Life in America

November 14-15, University of Vermont Dudley H. Davis Center, Burlington

 

 

October 31–November 1 — Look Back, Dance Forward: Tales of HomeGrant Event. This two-evening program stars Faustin Linyekula of Congo (October 31) in his acclaimed solo, Le Cargo, and Panaibra Gabriel Canda of Mozambique (November 1) in his expressive duet, Time and Spaces: The Marrabenta Solos, with live music by guitarist Jorge Domingos. In both pieces, the artists grapple with the complex histories of their countries by re-igniting memories of and experiences with their fathers. Hosted by the Flynn Center for the Performing Arts.

Burlington, FlynnSpace, 153 Main St, 8:00 pm both evenings. Fee for performances, tickets at flynntix.org. Leigh Chandler, (802) 652-4500.

Our Banner in the Sky by Frederic E. Church, 1861

 

November 14–15 — VHC 2014 Fall Conference: A Fire Never Extinguished: How the Civil War Continues to Shape Civic and Cultural Life in America. Many of the issues associated with the Civil War resonate today—in Vermont and throughout the nation. VHC’s fall conference (five months before the end of the sesquicentennial of the Civil War) will examine the influence that the War has had and continues to have, and will seek to identify lessons vital to American democracy that still can be learned from the War and its aftermath as we continue to build “a more perfect union” in the twenty-first century. Presented in collaboration with the Vermont Civil War Sesquicentennial Commission and the National Park Service. More details.

Burlington, University of Vermont, Dudley H. Davis Center. Max Matthews, (802) 262-2626 x304.



 


 



 


 


 

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