Due to concerns about the spread of COVID-19 and directives from the chancellor’s office and the Wisconsin governor’s office to cancel all gatherings of more than ten attendees, this concert is canceled. Please visit https://covid19.wisc.edu/ for the latest official UW–Madison updates. [3/18/2020]
The final event of interdisciplinary artists-in-residence Ben Barson and Gizelxanath Rodriguez’s spring 2020 residency features a new performance module of the jazz opera Mirror Butterfly, created together with students from their Artivism: Intercultural Solidarity & Decolonizing Performance course.
Includes music by Ben Barson and Gizelxanath Rodriguez and the UW Contemporary Jazz Ensemble, directed by Johannes Wallmann. Choreographed by Peggy Choy. Special guest performers include Charlotte Hill O’Neal aka Mama C and Nejma Nefertiti. Free and open to the public.