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Walker Art Center

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March 2019

Wadada Leo Smith: America’s National Parks

March 30 @ 8:00 pm
The Walker Art Center, 725 Vineland Place
Minneapolis, MN 55403 United States
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$24 - $30

An innovative, much-admired trumpeter and composer for half a century, Wadada Leo Smith presents an expansive, politically charged suite that pays tribute to America’s national parks as well as cultural zones not yet recognized by the government. Pairing his Golden Quintet (Pheeroan Aklaff, Anthony Davis, John Lindberg, and Ashley Walters) with spellbinding video throughout, Smith explores and questions the luminous majesty, cultural histories, and violent realities of our natural areas—whether preserved, unprotected, or under attack.

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May 2019

Resonance: A Sound Art Marathon

May 18 @ 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The Walker Art Center, 725 Vineland Place
Minneapolis, MN 55403 United States
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FREE

Sculpture sings and sound takes shape as the visual (instruments, sculpture) and the aural (sonic landscapes, jazz, found sound) are layered in conceptual confluence. An ear freshener and eye opener, the day is inspired by the Walker’s 1980 New Music America festival and the trajectory of jazz experimentation at the Walker. International artists—including Matana Roberts, Craig Taborn and Camille Norment, Walter Kitundu, Tarek Atoui, Haroon Mirza, Philip Blackburn, Jules Gimbrone, and Christine Sun Kim —perform in auditory and visual accord…

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