4:30 - 6 pm
Earth~Sensing: the practice, the presence, the poetry.
A community created sharing featuring: Carlisha Tennille Bell, Liza McCown, Wayne Wilson, Mia E. Pem, Beverly Bajema, Kaya Erbil and Shauna Segler.
6 - 7 pm Connection through Contact
An experience of connection with the earth and "other" with tools from Contact Improvisation by Brandon Gonzalez and the musical collaboration of Michael Longoria.
7 pm Earth Walk with Otis Cook
8:00 - 9:30 pm Spirit Lab Dance Gathering
Self, community, and earth connection through rhythm & movement. This is a lightly facilitated space for each individual to move as internally guided and for the community to connect through free expression and celebration.
$10 pre-purchase through Eventbrite
$15 at the door
Ecstatic Soul Sessions and Tribal Joy dance-cards accepted.
Children 12 and under Free
About Kenny Dorham’s Backyard:
Named for the legendary jazz trumpeter and East Austinite, Kenny Dorham’s Backyard is DiverseArts’ outdoor music venue, located in the heart of the historic East End cultural district, just down the street from Kenny Dorham’s last home in Austin. DiverseArts uses this space to pursue our mission of presenting multidisciplinary, multicultural events and activities which mirror the face of contemporary Austin. http://diversearts.org/KDB
At Kenny Dorham's Backyard we will be dancing ON THE EARTH.
Delicious food trailers will be on site such as;
Wasota African Cuisine,
The Cosmic Taco,
and Pour & Press.
Brought to you by...
Ecstatic Soul Sessions and DiverseArts Culture Works
Sponsored in part by...
Moterblade Postering Service
Painting by Ava Sharifian
Blending With Nature
4:30 - 6 pm