, 2023-01-11 22:56:32,
The Woolly Mammoth Theater Company will host A Mammoth Showcase: An Interdisciplinary Gathering of Native Artists on January 29 from 6:00 pm to 10:00 pm, to support the company’s ongoing commitment to indigenous communities. This free event is part of the broader ambitions of Madeline Sayet’s Where We Belong national tour, with the goal of each producing partner building and maintaining long-term relationships with local indigenous artists and communities.
“We are thrilled to feature the work of incredible indigenous artists at Woolly Mammoth,” says Kristen Jackson, associate artistic director/director of connectivity. “Through our Connectivity work, we strive to deepen and create lasting community relationships through art. We are grateful and honored to continue to build our connection with local Native groups, as well as artists across the country, by producing this event. , and for our Woolly family to have the free opportunity to experience the work of these artists.”
The evening celebrating the work of artists and creators includes:
- Uptown Singerz, DC-based inter-tribal Northern American drumming group performing a Native American drumming powwow that includes traditional and inter-tribal songs. They will be accompanied by Miss Chief Rocka, performing a Traditional Native Dance of Shawl and Hoop Dance.
- A conversation with Rose Powhatan, a local Pamunkey mixed media artist whose work spans written pieces and visual art.
- A reading of Ady by Rhiana…
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