Nick Cave launches ‘Hear Here’ Dance Labs this week | Detroit Metro Times

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July 17, 2015

Chicago-based artist and Cranbrook alum Nick Cave has been appearing around Detroit in his colorful soundsuits as part of his Hear Here exhibition at the Cranbrook Art Museum. The public will have a chance to see Cave’s soundsuits in action during a series of live performances that will be held in and around Detroit starting this Saturday.

For the performances, Cave has partnered with local dancers and musicians and given each group a “box” of supplies they will use to create a live performance. The dance labs performance schedule is below. You can also catch rehearsals at MOCAD, which are open to the public to view — check the official site for the schedule.

Sunday, July 19
Starts at 4 p.m. at the Ruth Ellis Center, 77 Victor St., Highland Park. Choreographer: Marcus White. Musician: DJ John Collins.

Sunday, July 26
4 p.m. at the Dequindre Cut, E. Lafayette Street & St. Aubin Street (The Dequindre Cut is a below-level greenway that runs parallel to St. Aubin St., between Mack Ave. and Woodbridge St., just north of the riverfront in Detroit.) Choreographer: Biba Bell. Musician: Frank Pahl.

Friday, July 31
6:30-7:30 p.m. at Campus Martius, 800 Woodward Ave., Detroit. Held in conjunction with the Campus Martius beach party event, which runs from 5:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m. Choreographer: Hardcore Detroit. Musician: Odu Afrobeat Orchestra.

Read our interview with Cave here.

Source: Detroit Metro Times

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