Samba Fogo - Xiré

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Presented by Samba Fogo at Regent Street Black Box at Eccles Theater, Salt Lake City UT

Nov 15 - 16 2019
Samba Fogo - Xiré

Samba Fogo proudly presents Xiré, an evening of original music and dance with George Edgar Brown and friends.

Samba Fogo proudly presents Xiré, an evening of original music and dance with George Edgar Brown and friends.

Xiré (she-reh) is an exciting new collaboration between local composer George Edgar Brown and Samba Fogo. Premiering original compositions by Brown, coupled with choreography by Samba Fogo Artistic Director Lorin Hansen, Xiré is a folkloric adventure featuring an original score of incendiary Afro-Brazilian rhythms and dance combined with the smooth sound of traditional chamber

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ADMISSION INFO

$20 general public, $18 students

To buy tickets please visit: https://artsaltlake.org/production/xire/

Contact: 8016286560

Email: indigorcook@gmail.com

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INDIVIDUAL DATES & TIMES*

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The evening will open with an optional pre-reception “Talk Forward” with the composer and choreographer. In this reception, Brown and Hansen will speak about the process of creating Xiré and give insight into the show’s rhythms and dances, exploring their meaning and significance inside the rich traditions that inspire this concert.

* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.

LOCATION

Regent Street Black Box at Eccles Theater

144 South Regent Street, Salt Lake City, UT 84111

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TRISH CLAY

UDAM Teaching Artist; Visual Artist | Trish Clay has worked for forty years teaching and counseling at all levels from elementary to college, including Job Corps and prison programs. She has been awarded many awards for her teaching, including two Fulbright scholarships to Japan and the Beverly Sorenson Award for Secondary Art Teacher of the Year. She has taught in China and Vietnam and traveled throughout the world, gathering ideas for her teaching. She loves to teach and interact with students of all ages, and continues to work with Girl Scouts, private individuals and the prison half way house for women.

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