Thursday, April 11, 2013

"Artopia" preview by Nancy Hall Rigdon

Katherine Dunham convinced East St. Louis, Illinois, gang members in the late 1960s to trade violence for drumming and dancing - a move that landed her in jail, much to the cops' subsequent shame. Her work triumphs again on the Artopia stage, with a performance titled "Katherine Dunham Lives."

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