Dancing Earth: Of Bodies Of Elements
By: Lynn Lieu
Fusing indigenous and contemporary dance styles, Dancing Earth re-imagines Native ecological themes like creation, biodiversity, history and sustainability, utilizing performance artists and dancers led by director and choreographer Rulan Tangen. Through dance, Tangen and the performers are able to tell stories of Native cultural heritage while exploring contemporary Native peoples at the same time representing over 15 First Tribal Nations.
Dancing Earth at University Theatre, 900 University Ave., Riverside, (951) 827-4331; www.ucriversidepresents.ucr.edu. Fri, April 22, 8PM. $14-$28.