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Rex - An Examination of Brazilian Carnival and New Orleans Mardi Gras
Fri, April 21, 2017, 7:30 PM – 8:30 PM CDT
Melinda Caubarreaux's MFA Thesis dance concert explores the history of racial disparity between Brazilian Carnival and New Orleans Mardi Gras.
Join her Louisiana dance company, Oiseau Noir Danse, as they navigate this exploration in a way you might not expect, and learn about a history that hits close to the hearts of Louisianians.
Performances are at Burke-Hawthorne Hall in Burke Theatre on Friday and Saturday, April 21st and 22nd at 7:30 p.m. (Doors at 7:00 p.m.), and a Sunday matinee on April 23rd at 3:00 p.m. (Doors at 2:30 p.m.).
Tickets are $7.00, or $5.00 with valid UL Student ID (Please purchase Student tickets at the door!). Children 4-12 years old pay $3.00, and Children UNDER 3 years old get in FREE!
(Please note: This project is guided by the UWM Department of Dance Faculty in partial fulfillment of work towards an MFA in Performing Arts: Dance)