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Black Velvet: Architectures and Archetypes

Current Artspace & Studio
123 W Franklin St
Chapel Hill, NC 27514
Dates: April 24, 2019 - April 25, 2019
Recurring daily
Phone: (919) 843-3333
Time: 7:30 PM
Price: $27

Shamel Pitts's Black Velvet: Architectures and Archetypes and Bobbi Jene Smith's A Study on Effort. Both programs will be performed in succession each night. Contains nudity throughout. Appropriate for ages 16 years and older. Black Velvet: Architectures and Archetypes - Dancer Shamel Pitts (formerly of Batsheva Dance Company) and Brazilian performance artist Mirelle Martins’ Black Velvet is “a heart-piercing exploration of gender, race, identity, love and friendship” (Time Out Israel). A Study on Effort - Created by a veteran of Batsheva Dance Company, this hour-long dialogue between dancer Bobbi Jene Smith and violinist Keir GoGwilt is an emotional collaboration and a visceral experience.