12/20-22 7:30pm The 1228 Parkway Art Space in
The multi-genre arts event and ceremony includes sacred dance, music, poetry, visual art and theatre. Ceremony will be lead by noted educator and ceremonial leader John Kimmey. John was designated by the now deceased Hopi leader and prophecy carrier Grandfather David Monongye to continue to deliver his message. The We Are the Ones We’ve Been Waiting For performance piece is a work-in-progress scheduled to be performed at the Bowery Poets Café in
International touring artists Sandra Hughes and Michael Hickey will perform mask theatre choreographed and directed by Sandra in hand-carved wooden masks created by Michael. Their original theatre works have been performed at theatres, festivals, art centers, museums and other community venues in 30 states in the
Musical Director Amon Re - known as the “Producer Dinosaur” of the music industry - has studied under some of the greats of the music world such as Freddie Blood, Gene Krupa, Max Roach, and Joe Morello. Amon also studied composition and arrangement at
The poetry of poet/musician Robert Poorman is featured along with excerpts from plays written by Robert and Bill Barrett. Bill has been an artist, writer, singer- songwriter, publisher and photographer for over 30 years. Artist/Actor James Koskinas will create art on site during the event and act in the performance piece. James has worked with prestigious acting troupes in the West - with Stanislavsky Acting Co. and with Sandra Starr of the Guthrie Theatre Company of NYCity.
Others participating include: dance and music by Audio Buddha featuring Ishtar “… who cultivated her voice in the halls of the New England Conservatory of Music”, special guests include other local musicians, poets, and dancers, and the Accommodation Party.
Ceremony begins at 7:30 p.m. A donation of $10-$25 is requested for the Ceremony-Performance with a portion of the proceeds to benefit The Santa Fe Vet Center. For ticket information, donations and production questions contact: Rich at 505-316-2010. Gateway Performance Productions (www.masktheatre.org) - a non-profit arts and education organization – will act as fiscal agent for cash donations, sponsorships and in-kind donations for this project.About The 1228 Parkway Art SpaceThe 1228 Parkway Art Space is a new gallery/performance space based on the Avant-Garde galleries of New York City in the 1950’s; “A place for experimentation, the abstract, and multi- genres of expression”; according to co-owners James Koskinas and Julie Schumer.
About Gateway Performance Productions – www.masktheatre.org Gateway Performance Productions tours nationally/internationally and maintains The MASK Center in
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