Performing Arts McGuire Senior Curator Philip Bither shares videos, music, and back stories for intriguing new projects and major commissions from across the world that make up the Walker Art Center’s rousing 2010–2011 season. Get the inside scoop on upcoming dance, music, theater, and other hybrid performances, featuring more than 240 artists. Highlights of the evening include free live performances by members of the Flying Foot Forum (Joe Chvala, Karla Grotting, and Peter O’Gorman) and a delightful roving puppet show from Open Eye Figure Theatre (Michael Sommers and Susan Haas).
Before the talk:
Michael Sommers and Susan Haas’ puppet performance A Parade of Oddities
6:15 pm in the Cargill Lounge; 6:40 pm in Hennepin Lobby
After the event:
Join a reception in the McGuire Theater’s intimate top floor Balcony Bar for drinks ($5 wine, $3 beer, $2 soda), rich conversation, and more information about the Walker’s performing arts season.