cornish: celebrating merce

Cunningham minEvent PUBLIC EVENTS SCHEDULE

FALL 2010

Exhibition: Cunningham in the Northwest

September 8 – October 22, 2010

Cornish Main Gallery

1000 Lenora St., Seattle, WA

Opening Reception: September 8, 5-9 pm

Preview available between September 2-7 by appointment.

Lecture: Dancing for Merce Cunningham

Monday September 20, 7:30-8:30 pm

PONCHO Concert Hall

701 East Roy, Seattle, WA

Patricia Lent, former Merce Cunningham Dance Company member, discusses ground-breaking aspects of Cunningham’s work including the separation of music and dance, the use of chance procedures, and the use of computer software. Her talk focuses on the challenges and opportunities dancers face when learning and performing Cunningham’s work.

Lecture: Lunchtime Conversation with Trimpin

Date TBD

Cornish Main Gallery

1000 Lenora St., Seattle, WA

The artist shares his experience collaborating with Merce Cunningham on “Installations” (1996).

Open rehearsal of the minEvent, directed by Patricia Lent

Friday October 1, 1:30-3:30 pm

Kerry Hall, Room 300

701 East Roy, Seattle, WA

Cunningham minEvent gallery performances

In conjunction with Cunningham in the Northwest art exhibition

Friday October 8, 12:15 pm and 1 pm

Cornish Main Gallery

1000 Lenora St, Seattle, WA

Performed by Cornish Dance Theater and the Indeterminacy Ensemble, this performance is part of Interface, Cornish’s interdisciplinary event series celebrating and promoting artistic collaboration across the campus.

CUNNINGHAM minEvent PERFORMANCES: Cornish Dance Theater Fall 2010 Concert

Friday November 19 at 8 pm, Saturday November 20 at 2 pm and 8 pm

Broadway Performance Hall

1625 Broadway, Seattle, WA

Performed by Cornish Dance Theater and the Indeterminacy Ensemble.

SPRING 2011

Site-specific minEvent performances

Date/time TBA

Locations include Seattle Art Museum, Olympic Sculpture Park, a Seattle Theater Group Dance Series performance, and ACT Theater.

Panel: Collaboration in the Arts

Date/time/location TBA

Part of the Spring 2011 Interface series